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Internet Tethering over Bluetooth Setup on iPhone 3G and Windows Vista/XP Computers

Internet Tethering over Bluetooth Setup on the Second Computer

8. This computer has been connected as a PAN client (user) to the iPhone 3G as PAN server or NAP (Network Access Point). On the iPhone 3G Bluetooth screen, this computer (named RIZ-PC on this example) has Connected as its status under Devices. You can start browsing Internet on this computer at this stage. Even better, you can still surf using Safari or other mini browser on the iPhone 3G or make/receive phone calls or SMS at the same time.

Control Panel > Network Connections > Personal Area Network > Bluetooth Network Connection > Connected to iPhone

Picture. This computer as a PAN user connected to the iPhone 3G as a PAN server.

iPhone 3G screenshot: Settings > General > Bluetooth > Bluetooth ON : Devices : DESKTOP Connected LAPTOP Not Connected RIZ-PC Connected. Now Discoverable.   Bluetooth Network Connection Properties > Bluetooth tab > Service name and description : Type a name and description to identify this computer on other Bluetooth enabled devices. Service name - Service description : Personal Ad Hoc User Service. To add or remove Bluetooth enabled devices or to manage services, use Bluetooth Devices in Control Panel.

Picture. This notebook is now connected as PANU to the iPhone 3G as PAN-NAP.

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