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FRITZ!Box 5490 Service

Finding ideal location for FRITZ!Repeater with FRITZ!App WLAN

Whether a FRITZ!Repeater, another FRITZ!Box, or a FRITZ!Powerline adapter is connected to your home network via wireless LAN (WiFi), FRITZ!App WLAN evaluates the connection quality and gives you tips on whether and how the position of the wireless repeater can be adjusted to optimally increase the range.

Important:Due to restrictions on the part of Apple, FRITZ!App WLAN can only evaluate the repeater's position in Android.

  1. Start FRITZ!App WLAN.
  2. Tap the symbol in FRITZ!App WLAN.
  3. Tap "Repeater".
  4. Tap the button "Evaluate Repeater Position".
  5. Now FRITZ!App WLAN shows you the quality of the connection:

    Fig.: Evaluating repeater's position with FRITZ!App WLAN

  6. If FRITZ!App WLAN suggests you reposition it, place the repeater elsewhere.
  7. After repositioning the repeater, tap the symbol in FRITZ!App WLAN again to reevaluate the repeater's position.
  8. Repeat steps 6 - 7 until you have found the ideal location.