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Setting up a Wi-Fi connection to the FRITZ!Box

You want to set up a Wi-Fi connection to the FRITZ!Box manually? ✔ Here is how to set up Wi-Fi with the default password or your own password.

You can connect Android devices to the internet and your home network quickly and securely via the Wi-Fi network of your FRITZ!Box.

Note:Here we show you how to set up the Wi-Fi connection to the FRITZ!Box using Android 9 ("Pie") as an example.

1 Determining the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi settings

Determining the Wi-Fi settings in the factory settings

If it is set to factory settings, you can find the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi settings on the bottom of the device:

  • You can find the name of the Wi-Fi network (SSID) in the section "WLAN Network (SSID)".
  • You can find the name of the Wi-Fi network key in the section "WLAN Network Key [...].

    Fig.: SSID and Wi-Fi network key

Determining the current Wi-Fi settings

If you are not sure whether the Wi-Fi settings on the bottom of the device are still valid, see the user interface for the settings:

  1. Click "Wi-Fi" ("Wireless") in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Wi-Fi Network" ("Radio Network") in the "Wi-Fi" ("Wireless") menu.
  3. Make note of the name of the Wi-Fi network (SSID).
  4. Click "Security" in the "Wi-Fi" ("Wireless") menu.
  5. Make note of the Wi-Fi network key.

2 Establishing a Wi-Fi connection to the FRITZ!Box

Note:It is especially easy to establish the connection with FRITZ!App WLAN, for example by pointing the camera on your smartphone at the QR code found under "Wireless > Radio Network" in the user interface.

  1. Tap the "Settings" icon on the home screen of the Android device.
  2. Tap "Network & Internet" in the "Settings" menu.
  3. Tap "Wi-Fi".
  4. If Wi-Fi is switched off, tap the "On / Off" symbol.
  5. Tap the connection that displays the Wi-Fi network name (SSID) of the FRITZ!Box.
  6. Enter the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network key in the "Password" field and tap "Connect".