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FRITZ!Box 3490 Service

Setting up MyFRITZ!App for Android

With MyFRITZ!App for Android you have easy and secure access to your FRITZ!Box and your home network when you are at home or on the go. This way you can

  • access FRITZ!NAS to upload or download files, or play or display multimedia content such as photos or music.
  • enable and disable the FRITZ!Box answering machine and call diversions, check calls, voice messages, and other events (if IP telephones such as FRITZ!App Fon are set up in the FRITZ!Box).

Requirements / Restrictions

  • Android 5.0 or later is installed on the smartphone or tablet.
  • The "home network connection" (VPN) function can only be used if the FRITZ!Box obtains a public IPv4 address from the internet service provider.

Note:All instructions on configuration and settings given in this guide refer to the latest FRITZ!OS for the FRITZ!Box.

1 Configuring the FRITZ!Box to allow access for applications

In the factory settings, the FRITZ!Box is configured to allow applications to access it. If you changed the FRITZ!Box's settings, configure it to allow applications to access it again:

  1. Click "Home Network" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Network" in the "Home Network" menu.
  3. Click on the "Network Settings" tab.
  4. Enable the option "Allow access for applications" in the "Access Settings in the Home Network" section. If the section is not displayed, enable the Advanced View.
  5. Click "Apply" to save the settings.

2 Setting up a wireless connection to the FRITZ!Box

When setting up the app, the smartphone or tablet must be connected with the FRITZ!Box's wireless network (not the guest network):

3 Installing MyFRITZ!App

  1. Download MyFRITZ!App from the Google Play Store and install the app on your smartphone or tablet.
  2. Start MyFRITZ!App.
  3. Enter the FRITZ!Box password. If you enabled login with FRITZ!Box user name and password, enter the user name and password.
  4. Tap the "Save" button to complete the configuration.