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FRITZ!Box 7390 Service
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Attempt to set up a wireless connection to the FRITZ!Box fails

Although the wireless connection was configured according to our guide, the FRITZ!WLAN Repeater does not establish a connection to the FRITZ!Box.

1 Disabling keylock for the FRITZ!Box

  1. Click "System" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Buttons and LEDs" in the "System" menu.
  3. Click on the "Keylock" tab.
  4. Disable the keylock.
  5. Click "Apply" to save the settings.

2 Enabling the WPS function of the FRITZ!Box

To connect the FRITZ!WLAN Repeater with your wireless router at the touch of a button (WPS - Wi-Fi Protected Setup), you must enable the wireless router's WPS function and use the correct WPS method:

  1. Click "Wireless" ("WLAN") in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Security" in the "Wireless" ("WLAN") menu.
  3. Click on the "WPS Quick Connection" tab.
  4. Enable WPS.
  5. Select "Push-Button method (WPS-PBC, Push Button Configuration)" and click "Start WPS".

3 Briefly disabling the MAC address filter

If you want to manually connect the FRITZ!WLAN Repeater with the wireless router, the wireless router's MAC address filter must be disabled while registering the repeater:

  1. Click "Wireless" ("WLAN") in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Security" in the "Wireless" ("WLAN") menu.
  3. Enable the option "Allow all new wireless devices".
  4. Click "Apply" to save the settings.