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MyFRITZ!App Service

MyFRITZ!App reports "The request timed out"

MyFRITZ!App does not display the MyFRITZ! home page of your FRITZ!Box. When it attempts to log onto the FRITZ!Box, MyFRITZ!App displays one of the following the error messages:

  • "The request timed out. [-1001]"
  • "The request timed out. [-1004]"


  • The FRITZ!Box is either not connected to the Internet, did not obtain a public IP address, or it is not correctly configured.

Simply proceed as described below. After each measure, check whether the issue persists.

1 Checking whether a public IP address was obtained

You can only access the FRITZ!Box over the Internet if the FRITZ!Box obtains a public IP address from your Internet service provider when it connects to the Internet:

Important:The FRITZ!Box can only be accessed over IPv6 when used on a DS-Lite Internet connection. Note the information on this topic given in this guide. When DS-Lite is active, the status "IPv4 over DS Lite" is displayed under "Connections" on the "Overview" page of the FRITZ!Box user interface.

2 Maintaining a permanent Internet connection

  1. Click "Internet" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Account Information" in the "Internet" menu.
  3. Click on "Change connection settings".
  4. Enable the option "Maintain permanently (recommended for flat rates)".

    Important:If the option is not available, then the FRITZ!Box already remains permanently connected to the Internet.

  5. Click "Apply" to save the settings.

3 Enabling Internet access to the FRITZ!Box via HTTPS

  1. Click "Internet" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "MyFRITZ!" or "MyFRITZ! account" in the "Internet" menu.
  3. Enable the option "Internet access to the FRITZ!Box via HTTPS enabled" in the "FRITZ!Box Internet Access" section.
  4. Click "Apply" to save the settings.