FRITZ!Box 7583 Service - Knowledge Base

FRITZ!Box 7583 Service

Finding the ideal location for repeater with FRITZ!App WLAN

Whether a FRITZ!Repeater, another FRITZ!Box, or a FRITZ!Powerline adapter is connected to the FRITZ!Box home network via wireless LAN (WiFi), FRITZ!App WLAN evaluates the connection quality and gives you tips on whether and how the position of the wireless repeater can be adjusted to optimally increase the range.

Requirements / Restrictions

  • FRITZ!OS 7 or later is installed on the FRITZ!Box.

1 Determining the ideal location

  1. Start FRITZ!App WLAN.
  2. Tap the "My Repeaters" button in FRITZ!App WLAN.
  3. Tap the button "Evaluate Repeater Position".
  4. Now FRITZ!App WLAN shows you the quality of the connection:

    Fig.: Evaluating repeater's position with FRITZ!App WLAN

  5. If FRITZ!App WLAN suggests you reposition it, place the repeater elsewhere.
  6. After repositioning the repeater, in Android tap the symbol in FRITZ!App WLAN again or in iOS tap "Repeater not listed?" and then "Refresh" to reevaluate the repeater's position.
  7. Repeat steps 5 - 6 until you have found the ideal location.