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FRITZ!Box 7490 Service

Setting up the FRITZ!Box as a DSL router (standard)

The FRITZ!Box automatically connects to the Internet (operation as a DSL router) when you connect it to your DSL line and enter your personal account information in the FRITZ!Box user interface. All of the computers, smartphones, and other devices connected to the FRITZ!Box can then use the Internet connection at the same time and have equal status.

Note:The configuration procedure and notes on functions given in this guide refer to the latest FRITZ!OS for your FRITZ!Box.

1 Connecting the FRITZ!Box to your DSL line

  • Connect the FRITZ!Box with the DSL line. You will find detailed instructions on the installation poster included with the FRITZ!Box and in the manual.

2 Configuring Internet access

  1. Open the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. If the FRITZ!Box is set to factory settings, set a password for accessing the user interface, and click "Register" and then"Next".

    Fig.: Assigning a password for the user interface

  3. If the wizard for Internet access does not start automatically, click "Wizards" and then "Configure Internet Connection".

    Fig.: Calling up the FRITZ!Box wizard

  4. If your Internet service provider is displayed in the drop-down list, select your Internet service provider. With some regional settings, not all of the preconfigured providers are displayed until you select "More Internet service providers".
    • If your Internet service provider is not displayed in the drop-down list, select the entry "Other Internet service provider".
  5. Click "Next" and follow the wizard's instructions.

Now the FRITZ!Box uses the account information you entered to establish the Internet connection. Configuration is concluded when the message "The Internet connection check was successful" is displayed.