PAN (Personal Area Network)

is made up of connected devices, while it is used by only one person. This allows devices such as computers, tablets, smartphones, and smartwatches to communicate with each other.

A PAN itself contains a lot of different connections, including Ethernet , Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. For example, a desktop computer might connect with a personal router via Ethernet and a tablet might connect via WiFi . A smartphone can communicate with a computer via Wi-Fi and a smartwatch via Bluetooth .

“Smartphone tethering” is a common type of PAN, in which a laptop or any other device is connected via the Internet with the cellular data connection of a smartphone . If your mobile plan allows it, then you can set up your smartphone on the basis of a “mobile hotspot” or “personal hotspot” which makes it to work like a wireless router when it is on the internet. Is associated with

Now if you want, you can connect your smartphone with your computer or tablet as you connect with a Wi-Fi router. The process of tethering is via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or USB , depending on the device.

Since the design of PANs is limited to a single user, they are often secured automatically, in which only the connection of authorized devices is accepted. So it is better to duble-check your connection settings to be sure that a password is needed or not, only authorized devices are allowed to connect with it, not for all people .

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