FRITZ!Box 6490 Cable Service - Knowledge Base
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 if your computers, smartphones, and other devices in the home network are to be assigned IP addresses from a specific IP network via DHCP.
Important:Some of the settings described here are only displayed if the advanced view is enabled in the user interface.
1 Changing the FRITZ!Box's IP address
- Click "Home Network" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
- Click "Home Network Overview" in the "Home Network" menu.
- Click on the "Network Settings" tab.
- Click the "IPv4 Addresses" button.
- Enter the desired IP address and subnet mask.
ATTENTION!Do not enter an IP address from the network 192.168.100.x. In accordance with the DOCSIS specifications, this network is used for maintenance purposes. Using this network would cause IP address conflicts that would result in subsequent errors.
- Click "OK" to save the settings.