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FRITZ!Box 7560 Service

Function of dialing rules and how to configure them

Telephones connected to the FRITZ!Box automatically use a certain number to make calls, depending on the setting. You can override this setting and use dialing rules to define which telephone number the FRITZ!Box to make outgoing calls to numbers in a certain number range (for example to mobile telephone numbers) or to a certain number.

Requirements / Restrictions

  • Provider prefixes (dial around service) can only be used for landline numbers.

Important:Some of the settings described here are only displayed if the advanced view is enabled in the user interface. The configuration procedure and notes on functions given in this guide refer to the latest FRITZ!OS

1 Function of dialing rules

You can create dialing rules for individual numbers as well as number ranges, and use them to define how the connection is established. For example, you can define that

  • calls to certain number ranges (for example 001) are always made using a certain Internet telephone number
  • calls to a certain number are always made using a certain Internet telephone number.

2 Configuring dialing rules

  1. Click "Telephony" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Call Handling" in the "Telephony" menu.
  3. Click on the "Dialing Rules" tab.
  4. Click the "New Dialing Rule" button.
  5. In the drop-down list "Number range", select which type of telephone calls the dialing rule applies to. If you selected "Telephone number" for the range, also enter a telephone number or number range:

    Example:
    Enter 030 if the dialing rule is to apply for all calls to Berlin.

  6. In the drop-down list "Connect via", select the telephone number that should be used to make these calls. If you select "Internet", the FRITZ!Box uses the first Internet telephone number set up under "Telephony > Telephone Numbers".
  7. Click "OK" to save the settings.