In this article, we will show you how to connect to Bluetooth Personal Area Network (BTPAN) in Windows 11. If Wi-Fi is not available, you want to connect your computer to the internet. You can connect your computer to a PC or phone’s hotspot through Bluetooth instead of using Wi-Fi. A Bluetooth Personal Area Network (BTPAN) is a great way to share Internet connectivity between devices wirelessly via Bluetooth Tethering.
To use this BTPAN feature, you will need a Bluetooth adapter on your computer and another device that has Bluetooth and supports a hotspot.
What is BTPAN?
BTPAN stands for Bluetooth Personal Area Network. It allows you to connect two Bluetooth-enabled devices, say a laptop and a smartphone, and share the internet connectivity. When you connect your mobile phone to your PC via BTPAN, you can access the internet on your PC via Bluetooth Tethering by enabling the mobile data.
How to connect to Bluetooth Personal Area Network (BTPAN) in Windows 11
Use the following steps to connect to Bluetooth Personal Area Network (BTPAN) in Windows 11:
- Turn on Bluetooth on both devices. Both devices should be paired with each other.
- On your phone, activate the hotspot and set it to share over Bluetooth.
- Go to the Windows Settings.
- Select Settings > Bluetooth & devices > Devices and find your phone or other PC that you just paired within the list.
- Now, click on three dots and select Join Personal Area Network (PAN).
- Now, select Connect in the dialog box that appears.
If you want to disconnect (BTPAN) click on three dots and select Disconnect PAN.
That’s it, and I hope this helps.
How do I Connect to Bluetooth on Windows 11?
You can easily connect to Bluetooth on Windows 11 by following easy steps: Go to the Windows Settings > Bluetooth & devices. Click on Add device. Now, follow the on-screen wizard. Make sure that the Bluetooth of your device that you want to connect to Windows 11 is turned on.
How do I get my computer to recognize my Bluetooth mouse?
To get your computer to recognize your Bluetooth mouse, turn on the Bluetooth of your computer. Now, connect the Bluetooth Adapter to your computer via the USB port. Let Windows install the required driver. After that, turn on the switch on your Bluetooth mouse. Your computer should recognize your Bluetooth mouse.