If you have not heard what the Bluetooth personal area network on Android is and how it works, then this article will be useful and handy. Today we will focus on technology that will allow carrying an Internet connection via a wireless connection between smartphones or computers. Your devices must support one of these protocols: PAN, GPorNAP.


Connecting the smartphone to the computer

Let us look at Bluetooth PAN on Android in details. With this method, it will be possible to set up a wireless connection without access points, which will include your computer and phone. In difference from local and global web, a personal network works at a short distance (up to 10 meters). However, there is a significant plus – the significantly small power consumption, which can save the battery life of the smartphone.

Actions on the smartphone:

  1. Go to the "Settings" menu.
  2. Press «Bluetooth».
  3. Move the slider.
  4. Tick to activate the visible mode.

Actions on the computer:

  1. Go to the "Control Panel".

    Control Panel

  2. Next, go to the "Network and Sharing Center".

    Network and Sharing Center

  3. In the search box, type "Adapter".


  4. Press "View network connections".

    View network connections

  5. Go to the «Bluetooth devices», in order to add a device to the list. Next open "Network connetion Bluetooth" 

    Network connetion Bluetooth

  6. Tap "Add a device". Wait a few seconds until the search will occur.

    Add a device


  7. Enter the name of your phone.

    Enter the name

  8. Confirm by clicking "Connect" and check the secret code.

    Checking the secret code

It may happen that your phone is not in the list, which means that it does not support the used service.

By choosing this method, you will not need to make many pairs with all devices. After a successful connection, it will be possible to access all devices that support the used technology.A special feature is the presence of root rights.

Applications for the Bluetooth personal area network on Android

  1. Go to Google Play and download the application “Bluetooth PAN”. Open it. The program can be downloaded by clicking this link.
  2. For pairing, press «TaptoConnect».
  3. In the window, you must specify the device or make a search.
  4. There pair will be created.

This application will help to make the connection of two devices using the PAN technology, which will give the opportunity to use the Internet. The use of the suggested program will save your time.

We hope that we helped you get your job done and you have found new solutions for a comfortable work.

Bluetooth personal area network on Android: Video

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