After making sure User Profile Service Application is properly configured, found UPS is not associated with the particular web application! That’s why SharePoint 2010 my site link is missing!
Associate UPS Service Application with the web application. Go to:
- Central Administration >> Application Management >> Manage Web Applications
- Pick the Relevant Web Application (In my case: user tried creating my site from: http://intranet.crescent.com”)
- Click on “Service Connections” button from the Ribbon
- Enable the User Profile Service Application to associate it with the particular web application.
Done! We’ve fixed my site link missing issue! Now “My Site” link is visible in SharePoint 2010 welcome menu!
This doesn’t’ solve your issue? No worries, check out this Troubleshooting Checklist: SharePoint My Site Creation Error – “There has been an error creating the personal site. Contact your site administrator for more information”