Updated: 01/31/2019 by Computer Hope

Short for Universal Plug and Play, UPnP is an architecture that simplifies networking by allowing wired and wireless devices to communicate without proper configuration and minimal setup. For example, plugging an UPnP device into a computer that has an operating system with UPnP support means that the device will automatically be detected and work.

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