Producer: AVM
Name: FRITZ!Box
Type: 7112, 7170 and more
Firmware: xx.0486 to xx.05.05

How do I know which firmware I’ve got?

Lots of types are delivered with the latest firmeware version. Please do always use the latest version! 

Sign in at the FRITZ!Box:

  1. Please connect the FRITZ!Box with the phone socket via the included connecting cable.Now connect the cable to the DSL/TEL port on the router.
  2. Connect your computer via an cable or via a wireless network to the FRITZ!Box. Put the cable into the port called “LAN” on the router. You can find the password for wireless network on the bottom side of your FRITZ!Box.
  3. Enter “” into the adressbar of your browser.
  4. If you are dialing in your FRITZ!Box for the first time, you will be asked to create a password. We recommend you to choose a secure one and not to forget. You can also remove the checkmark at “FRITZ!Box Kennwort jetzt setzen (empfohlen)” (Set FRITZ!Box password now (recommended).
  5. Please click “Anmelden” (Sign in).

    Setup DSL

  6. Please click to "Internet" on the left menu list. After that, choose “Zugangsdaten” (Login data).
  7. Now choose the following option or enter you login data at the following points:
    • “Anschluss” (connection) (Option): “Internetzugang über DSL” (Internet access via DSL)
    • “Betriebsart” (operation mode) (Option): “Eine Internetverbindung für alle Computer verwenden (Router)” (Use an internet connection for all computers (router))
    • “Zugangsdaten” (Login data) (Option): “Zugangsdaten werden benötigt (PPPoE/PPPoA-Zugang)” (Login data are necessary (PPoE/PPPoA access))
    • Choose a provider (dropdown menu): “andere Internetanbieter” (further providers)
    • “Benutzername” (user name): You´ve received the DSL user name via email, but you can also ask for it via phone by calling our hotline. The DSL user name looks almost like this: 
    • “Kennwort” (password): You’ve receives the DSL password via the same email. You can also find it at the customer portal.
    • “Kennwortbestätigung“ (password confirmation): Enter your DSL password again.
    • Choose the option “Internetverbindung dauerhaft halten” (hold internet connection permanently) and (if necessary) an individual time for the forced disconnection.
    • Choose the option „Geschwindigkeiten des DSL-Anschlusses automatisch einstellen“ (automatic setup of DSL connection’s speeds).
    • Choose the option „Alle ATM-Einstellungen automatisch erkennen“ (identify all ATM settings automatically).
  8. Click “Übernehmen” (takeover). If you do this settings even if easybell DSL is not activated at your place yet, please remove the checkmark at “Internetzugang nach dem „Übernehmen“ prüfen”. (Checking internet access before “Takeover”)
  9. The Internet connection is checked (if necessary), the setup has been completed.

    Setup telephony

    Here you can find a guidance for setting up the calling here. (German)

This guide is for the expert view of your FRITZ!Box. A few fields are missing in the standard one, you do not enter them.