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FRITZ!Box 6810 LTE Service

Setting up FRITZ!Powerline in the FRITZ!Box home network

The FRITZ!Powerline adapter adds an additional wireless access point to your home network quickly and easily. This way you will have ideal wireless reception and high-speed connections to the internet and home network, even when outside the Wi-Fi range of your FRITZ!Box.

There are several ways to connect the FRITZ!Powerline adapter with your FRITZ!Box home network. Which connection type makes the most sense depends on the FRITZ!Powerline model being used and the operational environment.

1 Connecting the FRITZ!Powerline adapter with the FRITZ!Box via powerline

Fig.: Connection scenario for powerline bridge mode

A powerline connection to the FRITZ!Box makes sense if

  • you want to place the FRITZ!Powerline adapter outside the Wi-Fi range of the FRITZ!Box or another repeater in the home network.
  • you want to integrate a device without Wi-Fi support, for example an IPTV receiver, into the home network via a LAN port on the FRITZ!Powerline adapter.
  • it should be possible to reposition the FRITZ!Powerline adapter quickly and easily if necessary.

Just follow these steps: Connecting the FRITZ!Powerline adapter with the FRITZ!Box via powerline

2 Connecting the FRITZ!Powerline adapter with the FRITZ!Box via LAN

Fig.: Connection scenario for LAN bridge mode

A LAN connection to the FRITZ!Box makes sense if

  • you want to place the FRITZ!Powerline adapter outside the Wi-Fi range of the FRITZ!Box or another repeater in the home network.
  • it is possible to establish a LAN connection to the FRITZ!Box from where the FRITZ!Powerline adapter is being used, for example using the existing cabling in your home.

Just follow these steps: Connecting the FRITZ!Powerline adapter with the FRITZ!Box via LAN

3 Connecting the FRITZ!Powerline adapter with the FRITZ!Box via Wi-Fi

Fig.: Connection scenario for wireless bridge mode

A Wi-Fi connection to the FRITZ!Box makes sense if

  • you want to place the FRITZ!Powerline adapter within the Wi-Fi range of the FRITZ!Box.
  • you want to integrate a device without Wi-Fi support, for example an IPTV receiver, into the home network via a LAN port on the FRITZ!Powerline adapter.

Just follow these steps: Connecting the FRITZ!Powerline adapter with the FRITZ!Box via Wi-Fi