Updates & improvements

New features in this Lab

Please note: Lines marked bold have been added with the latest FRITZ! Lab

Internet:

  • NEW - Prioritization of a network device above all others; this property can be enabled in the "Details" of the device in the home network (more)

DECT/FRITZ!Fon:

  • NEW - New start screen with current weather information (more)

Telephony:

  • NEW - Fax function: Journal for received and sent faxes

Smart Home:

  • NEW - Humidity display on the FRITZ!DECT 440, on the FRITZ!Fon and in the FRITZ!Box user interface (starting with firmware update 5.10 for the FRITZ!DECT 440)
  • NEW - Wi-Fi guest access can be switched on and off at the touch of a button on the FRITZ!DECT 440 and display of the QR code (starting with firmware update 5.10 for the FRITZ!DECT 440)
  • NEW - Answering machine can be switched on and off at the touch of a button on the FRITZ!DECT 440 (starting with firmware update 5.10 for the FRITZ!DECT 440)
  • NEW - "Wake/Sleep" light sequence for the FRITZ!DECT 500 and for HAN-FUN color LED lights via "Automatic Switching"
  • NEW - Template for fast configuration of color settings and brightness
  • NEW - Template for fast configuration of roller shutter position
  • NEW - Roller shutter control via the FRITZ!Box user interface
  • NEW - Roller shutter control via FRITZ!DECT 440

Mobile Communications:

  • NEW - SMS: Send function added (requires tariff including UMTS support; only 68xx)
  • NEW - SMS: Journal for received and sent SMS (under Internet/SMS; only 68xx)

Improvements and updates in this Lab

Please note: Lines marked bold have been added with the latest FRITZ! Lab

Internet:

  • Improved - Management of tickets in parental controls
  • Improved - Device status (active/not active) is displayed in the selection of devices for port sharing
  • Improved - Clearer display of port sharing overview on mobile devices
  • Improved - Assignment to devices added to the access profile settings in the parental controls
  • Improved - Optimized retry function for DNS over TLS (DoT)
  • Improved - Port sharing allowed when the requesting IP address and destination IP are not the same but reference the same physical device
  • Improved - Event message when port 80 temporarily released for sharing in order to issue certificate for letsencrypt.org
  • Improved - DNS over TLS (DoT) more robust for remote sites that are missing or do not respond
  • Improved - DNS over TLS (DoT) more robust through less frequent latency measurement
  • Fixed - Display corrected in the port sharing overview
  • Fixed - Formatting errors occured in the configuration of IPv6 routes
  • Fixed - VPN connections via L2TP (e.g. in Windows 10) were unexpectedly slow

DSL:

  • Improved - Better stability and interoperability
  • Improved - Better interoperability with Long Reach VDSL (7590, 7530, 6890 LTE only)

Wi-Fi:

  • Improved - Improved auto channel function after detection of interference sources (5-GHz band)
  • Improved - Reworked “Wi-Fi / Wi-Fi Channel” page
  • Improved - Better stability
  • Improved - Improved messages on Wi-Fi under “System / Event Log”
  • Improved - Detection of multiple parallel WPS activations improved
  • Improved - Better stability
  • Improved - Naming of Wi-Fi guest access (SSID, preassigned) depends on selected language
  • Change - In “Mesh Repeater” operating mode, only Wi-Fi networks with visible names are shown for selection of the Mesh Master

Telephony:

  • Improved - The "Email" and "RSS" tabs are hidden in the "Telephony / Telephony Devices" menu when DECT is switched off
  • Improved - Display and management of entries in telephone books completely reworked (among others, photo visible in overview, columns can be selected for display, and selection of multiple entries added as well as copying and moving entries between telephone books)
  • Improved - Settings for sending and receiving faxes combined under "Telephony / Telephony Devices"
  • Improved - Completely reworked settings pages for call diversion and call blocks
  • Improved - Option added for call diversion to a certain local telephone
  • Improved - First Configuration wizard offers configuration of a telephone
  • Improved - Integration of multiple CardDAV telephone books supported
  • Improved - Better compatibility of the FRITZ!Box’s SIP registrar to the SIP client Line Phone
  • Improved - Better compatibility to telephone providers Easybell and VoIPfoneUK
  • Improved - Enhanced compatibility for encrypted telephony
  • Improved - For country setting “Germany” and telephone number configured automatically by provider, the area code included in the number is detected automatically and adopted in the line settings
  • Improved - Forwarding of calls accepted on Snom IP telephones supported without query
  • Improved - Stability
  • Improved - Setting for using internal fax machine added to "Send Faxes Only"
  • Change - New network configuration taken into account for telephony provider Tiscali (Italy)

System:

  • Improved - Configuration wizard can be interrupted and resumed
  • Improved - A password can be made visible during entry (“eye”) in the user interface
  • Improved - Reduced time interval before resending support data to AVM
  • Change - Offer to switch to “Level III: Notify me about new versions of FRITZ!OS and install new versions automatically (recommended)” appears after updating only when “Level II: Notify me about new versions of FRITZ!OS and install necessary updates automatically” is configured
  • Fixed - FRITZ!Box users could not be sorted in the overview

Mobile Communications (not for 68xx):

  • Improved - Display of ciphering and integrity of mobile network connection (6890 only)
  • Improved - Push service for SMS now also supports sent SMS texts (6890, 6850, 6820 only)
  • Improved - Country-specific list of mobile network providers when FRITZ!Box used with a USB mobile network dongle (not for mobile network boxes)
  • Improved - Mobile network provider “Magenta Mobil” added for Austria
  • Improved - Support for Huawei E3372h-320 USB mobile network dongle

Mobile Communications (68xx):

  • Improved - New software for the mobile modem with improved stability of the mobile connection
  • Improved - Push service for SMS now also supports sent SMS
  • Improved - Optimizations for mobile radio in the diagnosis
  • Fixed - Start of the diagnosis sometimes leads to the reconnect of the mobile connection
  • Fixed - After the mobile connection was broken, there was sometimes no automatic attempt to re-establish the connection

Home Network:

  • Fixed - Changed IP settings of the FRITZ!Box were not offered for printing
  • Fixed - The section for blocking devices was displayed in the device details of guest devices even though this function is reserved for home network devices

Additional improvements and bug fixes in the various lab versions

Changelog FRITZ!OS 07.24-83655 / 83766 / 83768

Update: On 20 November 2020 FRITZ!Box 7490 and FRITZ!Box 6890 LTE joined this FRITZ! Lab. Their FRITZ! Lab firmware already includes all the features, improvements and fixes of FRITZ!Box 7590. Please take a look at the model specific notes in this changelog.

New Features of FRITZ!OS 7.24-83655 / 83766 / 83768

Telephony:

  • NEW - Fax function: Journal for received and sent faxes
  • Fixed - Search in online contacts did not work

Smart Home:

  • NEW - Humidity display on the FRITZ!DECT 440, on the FRITZ!Fon and in the FRITZ!Box user interface (starting with firmware update 5.10 for the FRITZ!DECT 440)
  • NEW - Wi-Fi guest access can be switched on and off at the touch of a button on the FRITZ!DECT 440 and display of the QR code (starting with firmware update 5.10 for the FRITZ!DECT 440)
  • NEW - Answering machine can be switched on and off at the touch of a button on the FRITZ!DECT 440 (starting with firmware update 5.10 for the FRITZ!DECT 440)
  • NEW - "Wake/Sleep" light sequence for the FRITZ!DECT 500 and for HAN-FUN color LED lights via "Automatic Switching"
  • NEW - Template for fast configuration of color settings and brightness
  • NEW - Template for fast configuration of roller shutter position

Improvements of FRITZ!OS 7.24-83655 / 83766 / 83768

Mobile Communications (68xx):

  • Improved - New software for the mobile modem with improved stability of the mobile connection
  • Improved - Push service for SMS now also supports sent SMS
  • Improved - Optimizations for mobile radio in the diagnosis
  • Fixed - Start of the diagnosis sometimes leads to the reconnect of the mobile connection
  • Fixed - After the mobile connection was broken, there was sometimes no automatic attempt to re-establish the connection

Internet:

  • Fixed - Display corrected in the port sharing overview

DSL:

  • Improved - Better stability and interoperability
  • Improved - Better interoperability with Long Reach VDSL (7590, 7530 and 6890 LTE only)

Home Network:

  • Fixed - Changed IP settings of the FRITZ!Box were not offered for printing

System:

  • Fixed - FRITZ!Box users could not be sorted in the overview

Further improvements of FRITZ!OS 7.24-83655 / 83766 / 83768 (within FRITZ! Lab)

Internet:

  • Fixed - Changes in prioritziation were adopted despite cancellation of change

Wi-Fi:

  • Improved - Reworked messages on DFS wait time under "System / Event Log"
  • Fixed - When the Wi-Fi guest access was enabled, in some instances wireless devices were deregistered from the main Wi-Fi access (5-GHz band)

Changelog FRITZ!OS 07.24-83272

New Features of FRITZ!OS 7.24-83272

Internet:

  • NEW - Prioritization of a network device above all others; this property can be enabled in the "Details" of the device in the home network

Improvements of FRITZ!OS 7.24-83272

Wi-Fi:

  • Improved - Improved auto channel function after detection of interference sources (5-GHz band)

Telephony:

  • Improved - The "Email" and "RSS" tabs are hidden in the "Telephony / Telephony Devices" menu when DECT is switched off
  • Improved - Display and management of entries in telephone books completely reworked (among others, photo visible in overview, columns can be selected for display, and selection of multiple entries added as well as copying and moving entries between telephone books)
  • Improved - Settings for sending and receiving faxes combined under "Telephony / Telephony Devices"

System:

  • Improved - After a dispatch of support data to AVM is concluded, a second displatch can be started immediately without any wait time

Further improvements of FRITZ!OS 7.24-83272 (within FRITZ! Lab)

Internet:

  • Fixed - When the primary internet connection fails and advanced failover protection is activated, it was not possible to transfer support data to AVM

Telephony:

  • Improved - Received faxes are listed in a fax journal under "Telephony / Fax" (the fax journal can be viewed with this lab version, but cannot be used to display the faxes yet)

Changelog FRITZ!OS 07.24-83225

Further Improvements of FRITZ!OS 7.24-83225

Internet:

  • Fixed - Formatting errors occured in the configuration of IPv6 routes
  • Fixed - VPN connections via L2TP (e.g. in Windows 10) were unexpectedly slow

Telephony:

  • Improved - Setting for using internal fax machine added to "Send Faxes Only"

Home Network:

  • Fixed - The section for blocking devices was displayed in the device details of guest devices even though this function is reserved for home network devices

Further improvements of FRITZ!OS 7.24-83225 (within FRITZ! Lab)

Internet:

  • Fixed - Data privacy statement could be selected in the installation wizard only when the MyFRITZ! checkbox was enabled