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FRITZ!Box 6840 LTE Service

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

The FRITZ!Repeater quickly and easily adds an additional wireless access point to your home network. 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!Repeater with your FRITZ!Box home network. Which connection type makes the most sense depends on your operational environment.

1 Connecting the FRITZ!Repeater with a 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 position the FRITZ!Repeater 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!Repeater.
  • it should be possible to reposition the FRITZ!Repeater quickly and easily if necessary.

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

2 Connecting the FRITZ!Repeater with a FRITZ!Box via LAN

Fig.: Connection scenario for LAN bridge mode

A LAN connection to the FRITZ!Box makes sense if

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

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