Guide

Smart Home
How to turn your FRITZ!Box into a Smart Home hub
With FRITZ!Box as a Smart Home hub, you get to experience a connected and convenient Smart Home for your energy, heating and lighting needs.
Technology
Wi-Fi
Which FRITZ!Box is right for you?
You've decided to purchase a new FRITZ!Box – great choice! But which model is the right one for you? In three simple steps, we explain what to look out for.
Telephony
Sync online contacts between FRITZ!Box, FRITZ!Fon and your smartphone
Whether at home or out and about, you can always access your current contacts. FRITZ!Box assists you by automatically syncing them with your online telephone book.
Smart Home
Three Smart Home templates that will make your life easier
With the templates feature that was introduced in FRITZ!OS 7, you can now save the settings of your Smart Home devices and groups as a template for certain occasions e.g. your next vacation or movie night. Here are three examples for you to try.
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi from A-Z: Terms and abbreviations explained
What do abbreviations like WPA, VHT160 or MIMO mean? And why is it now called Wi-Fi 6? Find out the answers in our guide article Wi-Fi A-Z.
Telephony
Carefree and secure phone calls – with FRITZ!Box and FRITZ!Fon
Your FRITZ!Box automatically ensures that you can make carefree and secure phone calls. Our guide explains all the details and what additional options are available.
Security
Wi-Fi
WPA3: the next generation of Wi-Fi security
WPA3 is the latest Wi-Fi network encryption standard. What are the most significant additions to the security protocol? What advantages? Find out the answer to this - and more - in this guide article.
Technology
FRITZ!Box for fiber optic connections
Fiber optic technology, with its transmission speed of several gigabits per second, is generally considered the ultimate internet communication solution. A distinction is made between active and passive glass fibers.
Smart Home
Zigbee in the FRITZ! Smart Home
Thanks to Zigbee integration, the Smart Home from FRITZ! is compatible with even more manufacturers. The number of Zigbee devices supported is growing constantly, and currently extends from lighting to sensors all the way to flush-mounted modules.
Technology
Save energy with FRITZ!
Saving energy made easy: reduce standby power and save money. We've listed some tips for reducing how much energy you use in your home.