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FRITZ!Box 4020 Service

Accessing the FRITZ!Box over the internet

✔ Do you want to set up remote access for the FRITZ!Box and access the user interface via the Internet, for example? Find out how to do that here.

You can set up secure access to your FRITZ!Box over the internet. This way you can access the FRITZ!Box's call list as well as documents and media files in FRITZ!NAS or configure settings in the FRITZ!Box user interface.

To protect you against unauthorized access, internet access to the FRITZ!Box is possible only via an encrypted HTTPS connection (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) and requires the entry of a user name and password.

Requirements / Restrictions

  • The FRITZ!Box must establish its own connection to the internet through a modem (for example a DSL or cable modem).
  • To use IPv4 internet access, the FRITZ!Box must obtain a public IPv4 address from the internet service provider.
  • To use IPv6 internet access, the FRITZ!Box must obtain an IPv6 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.

2 Using MyFRITZ! to access the FRITZ!Box

  1. Call up myfritz.net in a web browser.
  2. In the corresponding fields, enter the email address and MyFRITZ! password you used to register with MyFRITZ!, and click "Log In".

    Fig.: Logging into myfritz.net

  3. Solve the CAPTCHA.
  4. In the MyFRITZ! device overview, click on the FRITZ!Box you want to access.
    • You will now be redirected to the MyFRITZ! home page of the FRITZ!Box.
  5. Enter the password that you entered when setting up your MyFRITZ! account for the FRITZ!Box user and click "Log In".

Now the MyFRITZ! home page of your FRITZ!Box opens.