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FRITZ!Box 6490 Cable Service

Registering a cordless telephone with the FRITZ!Box

You can register cordless telephones from different manufacturers with your FRITZ!Box. To do so, simply use the Wizard in the FRITZ!Box user interface or your telephone's menu.

Requirements / Restrictions

  • A maximum of six cordless telephones can be registered with the FRITZ!Box.
  • The cordless telephone must support the DECT-GAP profile.

    Note:DECT-GAP is a common standard for cordless telephones and wireless data transmission. All FRITZ!Fon models support this standard.

1 Using the Wizard for Telephony Devices to register a telephone

  1. Click "Telephony" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Telephony Devices" in the "Telephony" menu.
  3. Click the "Configure New Device" button.
  4. Enable the option "Telephone (with or without answering machine)" and click "Next".
  5. Enable the option "DECT (cordless telephone)" and click "Next".
  6. Start the registration procedure on the telephone, then click "Connect" and follow the instructions.
  7. If asked to do so, enter the PIN of the FRITZ!Box on the telephone. The PIN is "0000" upon delivery.

    Note:You do not have to push any buttons on the FRITZ!Box when using the wizard for telephony devices to register telephones.

2 Using the menu to register a telephone

Registering FRITZ!Fon

  1. Turn the telephone on and press the right select key "Register".
    • If "register" is not displayed above the right select key:
      1. Press the "Menu" key.
      2. Select the "Settings" menu and press "OK".
      3. "Registration" > "Register" > "OK"
  2. Wait until the message "Press and hold DECT button on base station!" appears.
  3. Push the "DECT" button on your FRITZ!Box. Hold down the button for at least 6 seconds until the "DECT" or "Info" LED on the FRITZ!Box begins to flash.
  4. If asked to do so, enter the FRITZ!Box's four-digit PIN on the telephone and confirm it with "OK".

    Note:It is only necessary to enter a PIN if you changed the preconfigured PIN in the FRITZ!Box user interface in the menu "DECT > Base Station".

Registering a cordless telephone from another manufacturer

  1. Set your telephone to registration mode. The procedure depends on the telephone you are using. Refer to the device's manufacturer for information on how to set it up, for example consult the manual.
  2. Push the "DECT" button on your FRITZ!Box. Hold down the button for at least 6 seconds until the "DECT" or "Info" LED on the FRITZ!Box begins to flash.
  3. If asked to do so, enter the FRITZ!Box's four-digit PIN on the telephone.