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FRITZ!App TV Service

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 and iOS 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") or iOS 13.4 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 network key in the section "WLAN Network Key [...].

    Fig.: SSID and 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" 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" menu.
  5. Make note of the network key.

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

Connecting an Android device with 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 "Wi-Fi > Wi-Fi Channel" ("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 network key in the "Password" field and tap "Connect".

Connecting the iOS device to the FRITZ!Box

  1. Tap the "Settings" symbol on the home screen.
  2. Tap "Wi-Fi" in the "Settings" menu.
  3. If Wi-Fi is switched off, tap the "On / Off" symbol.
  4. Under "Choose a network..." tap the name of the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network (SSID).
  5. Enter the FRITZ!Box's network key in the "Password" field and tap "Join".