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FRITZ!Box 7390 Service

Setting up a Wi-Fi connection to the FRITZ!Box

You want to set up a Wi-Fi connection to the FRITZ!Box manually? ✔ Here is how to set up Wi-Fi with the default password or your own password.

You can connect any wireless devices to the internet and your home network quickly and securely via the Wi-Fi network of your FRITZ!Box. To set up a connection, you only have to enter the FRITZ!Box's network key on the wireless device or even easier - if the device supports WPS - push a button on the FRITZ!Box.

1 Determining the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi settings

Determining the Wi-Fi settings in the factory settings

If it is set to factory settings, you can find the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi settings on the bottom of the device:

  • You can find the name of the Wi-Fi network (SSID) in the section "WLAN Network (SSID)".
  • You can find the name of the network key in the section "WLAN Network Key [...].

    Fig.: SSID and network key

Determining the current Wi-Fi settings

If you are not sure whether the Wi-Fi settings on the bottom of the device are still valid, see the user interface for the settings:

  1. Click "Wi-Fi" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Wi-Fi Network" ("Radio Network") in the "Wi-Fi" ("Wireless") menu.
  3. Make note of the name of the Wi-Fi network (SSID).
  4. Click "Security" in the "Wi-Fi" menu.
  5. Make note of the network key.

2 Establishing a Wi-Fi connection to the FRITZ!Box

Windows 10

  1. Click (Start) and then (Settings) in the Windows task bar.
  2. Click "Network and Internet" and then "Wi-Fi" in the "Settings" menu.
  3. In the list of available connections, click on the one that displays the name of the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network (SSID) and then "Connect". If your FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network is not displayed, follow the steps in our guide FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network cannot be found.
  4. Enter the FRITZ!Box's network key in the field "Enter the network security key" and click "Next". If the message "You can also connect by pushing..." is displayed, you can also push the "WLAN" button on the FRITZ!Box to manually establish the Wi-Fi connection.

    Fig.: Establishing a Wi-Fi connection in Windows 10

  5. Click "Yes" when you are asked "Do you want to allow your PC to be discoverable by other PCs and devices on this network?".
  6. Now the Wi-Fi connection is established.

Windows 8

  1. Press the keyboard shortcut Windows key + C.
    • The Windows sidebar now opens.
  2. Click "Settings" and then the Wi-Fi symbol in the Windows sidebar.
  3. In the list of available connections, click on the one that displays the name of the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network (SSID) and then "Connect". If your FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network is not displayed, follow the steps in our guide FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network cannot be found.
  4. Enter the FRITZ!Box's network key in the field "Enter the network security key" and click "Next". If the message "You can also connect by pushing..." is displayed, you can also push the "WLAN" button on the FRITZ!Box to manually establish the Wi-Fi connection.
  5. Click "Yes" when you are asked "Do you want to find PCs, devices, and content on this network, and automatically connect to [...]".
  6. Now the Wi-Fi connection is established and the Wi-Fi symbol indicates the field strength.

Windows 7

  1. Click the Wi-Fi symbol in the notification area of the Windows taskbar (Systray).
  2. In the list of available connections, click on the one that displays the name of the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network (SSID) and then "Connect". If your FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network is not displayed, follow the steps in our guide FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network cannot be found.
  3. Enter the FRITZ!Box's network key in the "Security key" field and click on "OK". If the message "You can also connect by pushing..." is displayed, you can also push the "WLAN" button on the FRITZ!Box to manually establish the Wi-Fi connection.
  4. Now the Wi-Fi connection is established and the Wi-Fi symbol indicates the field strength.

Android (for example Google Pixel, Samsung Galaxy)

Note:It is especially easy to establish the connection with FRITZ!App WLAN, for example by pointing the camera on your smartphone at the QR code found under "Wi-Fi > Wi-Fi Channel" ("Wireless > Radio Network") in the user interface.

  1. Tap the "Settings" icon on the home screen of the Android device.
  2. Tap "Network & Internet" in the "Settings" menu.
  3. Tap "Wi-Fi".
  4. If Wi-Fi is switched off, tap the "On / Off" symbol.
  5. Tap the connection that displays the Wi-Fi network name (SSID) of the FRITZ!Box. If your FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network is not displayed, follow the steps in our guide FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network cannot be found.
  6. Enter the FRITZ!Box's network key in the "Password" field and tap "Connect".
  7. Now the Wi-Fi connection is established.

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch)

  1. Tap the "Settings" symbol on the home screen.
  2. Tap "Wi-Fi" in the "Settings" menu.
  3. If Wi-Fi is switched off, tap the "On / Off" symbol.
  4. Under "Choose a network..." tap the name of the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network (SSID). If your FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network is not displayed, follow the steps in our guide FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network cannot be found.
  5. Enter the FRITZ!Box's network key in the "Password" field and tap "Join".
  6. Now the Wi-Fi connection is established and the Wi-Fi symbol is displayed in the status bar next to the clock.

Apple macOS

  1. Click on the Wi-Fi symbol in the upper corner of your screen in the menu bar.
  2. Select the name of the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network (SSID) from the context menu. If your FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network is not displayed, follow the steps in our guide FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network cannot be found.
  3. Enter the FRITZ!Box's network key in the "Password" field and click "OK".
  4. Now the Wi-Fi connection is established and the Wi-Fi symbol indicates the field strength.

Linux and other wireless devices (for example HDMI dongles, wireless printers, wireless loudspeakers)

  1. Set up the Wi-Fi connection according to the manufacturer's instructions. How to set up the Wi-Fi connection differs depending on the distribution and type of device, which is why it is not possible to give universal instructions. Information on how to set it up can be obtained from the device's manufacturer, for example refer to the manual.