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FRITZ!Box 5490 Service

Changing the FRITZ!Box's IP address

The FRITZ!Box has the IP address 192.168.178.1 in the factory settings. You can change it in order to

  • integrate the FRITZ!Box into an existing network that uses an IP network other than 192.168.178.0.
  • have IP addresses from a specific IP network assigned to the computers, smartphones, and other devices in the home network via DHCP.

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

Changing the FRITZ!Box's IP address

  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. Click the "IPv4 Addresses" button. If the button is not displayed, enable the Advanced View first.
  5. Enter the desired IP address and subnet mask.
  6. Click "OK" to save the settings and on the FRITZ!Box, confirm that the procedure may be executed if asked to do so.