FRITZ!Box 6590 Cable Service - Knowledge Base

FRITZ!Box 6590 Cable Service

FRITZ!Powerline is not displayed as a smart home device in the FRITZ!Box user interface

The FRITZ!Powerline adapter is missing under "Home Network > Smart Home" in the FRITZ!Box user interface. The FRITZ!Powerline adapter is not displayed in FRITZ!Fon or the MyFRITZ!App.

1 Installing the latest FRITZ!OS for the FRITZ!Box

  1. Install the latest FRITZ!OS on the FRITZ!Box.

2 Installing the latest FRITZ!OS for the FRITZ!Powerline adapter

  1. Click "Home Network" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click on "Mesh Networking" in the "Home Network" menu.
  3. Click on the "Mesh Overview" tab.
  4. Click "Perform update" next to the respective FRITZ!Powerline adapter.

3 Integrating the FRITZ!Powerline adapter into the Mesh

  1. Briefly push the connect button on the FRITZ!Powerline adapter (for about 1 second). All of the LEDs start to flash after you release the connect button.
    FRITZ!Powerline modelConnect button
    FRITZ!Powerline 1260E Connect
    FRITZ!Powerline 1240E WLAN - WPS
    Powerline - Security
    FRITZ!Powerline 546E WLAN · WPS
    FRITZ!Powerline 540E
  2. Within 2 minutes: Push and hold the connect button on the FRITZ!Box until its confirmation LED lights up. Other LEDs may also light up.
    FRITZ!Box modelConnect buttonConfirmation LED
    FRITZ!Box 7590, 7530, 6890 Connect / WPS Connect / WPS
    FRITZ!Box 7582, 7581, 7580, 6820, 4040, 3490 WPS Info
    FRITZ!Box 7560, 7362 SL WLAN Info
    FRITZ!Box 7490, 7430, 6490, 5491 WLAN WPS Info
    FRITZ!Box 6591, 6590 Connect / WPS Info
  3. The process is complete as soon as the FRITZ!Powerline adapter is marked with the Mesh symbol in the Mesh overview of the FRITZ!Box.