How to connect to BTPAN (Bluetooth Personal Area Network) in Windows 11

This guide will show you how to connect or disconnect from Bluetooth Personal Area Network (BTPAN) in Windows 11.

This guide will show you how to connect or disconnect from Bluetooth Personal Area Network (BTPAN) in Windows 11.

Bluetooth Personal Area Network (BTPAN) is another way to share an Internet connection between wireless devices. You can use this feature to connect your computer to your PC or phone's hotspot via Bluetooth instead of using WiFi.

To use BTPAN, you will need a Bluetooth adapter (a device similar in shape to a normal USB data storage device but with integrated Bluetooth functionality) on your computer and another device with Bluetooth and Bluetooth. Supports hotspot function.

Connect to Bluetooth Personal Area Network

1. Turn on Bluetooth on both devices and make sure the devices are paired with each other.

2. Open Settings ( Win + I ).

3. Click Bluetooth & devices on the left and click Devices on the right.

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Note : If your paired Bluetooth device and connection is showing at the top then you can tap the More options button (3 dots), click Join Personal Area Network (PAN) and switch to step 5.

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4. Click the More options button (3 dots) for the paired and connected Bluetooth device you want, then click Join Personal Area Network (PAN) .

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5. Select Access Point or Direct connection mode in the drop-down menu and click Connect .

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6. Click OK when you receive the "Connection successful" message.

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7. Now, you can close Settings if you want.

Disconnect from the Bluetooth Personal Area Network

1. Open Settings ( Win + I ).

2. Click Bluetooth & devices on the left and click Devices on the right.

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Note : If your BTPAN connected device shows up at the top then you can click the More options button (3 dots), tap Disconnect PAN and go to step 4 instead.

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3. Click the More options button (3 dots) for the BTPAN connected device you want and click/tap Disconnect PAN .

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4. Now, you can close Settings if you want.

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