FRITZ!Box 7590 Service - Knowledge Base

FRITZ!Box 7590 Service

FRITZ!Repeater is not marked with Mesh symbol

You want to integrate a FRITZ!Repeater into the Mesh but it's not marked with the Mesh symbol? ✔ Just follow these simple instructions.

Although the FRITZ!Repeater is connected to the FRITZ!Box and displayed in the Mesh overview, the Mesh symbol is missing.

Fig.: FRITZ!Repeater not marked with Mesh symbol in Mesh Master

Note:All instructions on configuration and settings given in this guide refer to the latest FRITZ!OS for the FRITZ!Box.

1 Installing the latest FRITZ!OS for the FRITZ!Repeater

  1. Click "System" in the user interface of the FRITZ!Repeater.
  2. Click on "Update" in the "System" menu.
  3. Click on the "FRITZ!OS version" tab.
  4. Click the "Find New FRITZ!OS" button.
  5. Click the "Start Update" button.

2 Disabling the Mesh Master's keylock

  1. Click "System" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Buttons and LEDs" in the "System" menu.
  3. Click on the "Keylock" tab.
  4. Disable the "Buttons locked" checkbox.
  5. Click "Apply" to save the settings.

3 Adding a FRITZ!Repeater to the Mesh at the touch of a button

Push a button to integrate devices into the Mesh quickly and easily:

Important:You cannot use the "Start WPS" button in the user interface to integrate devices into the Mesh.

  1. Briefly push the "WPS" or "Connect" button on the FRITZ!Repeater (for about 1 second) and let go of it again. When you release the button, the "WLAN" LED starts to flash or the "Connect" LED starts to flash quickly.
  2. Within 2 minutes: Push and hold down the connect button on the Mesh Master until its confirmation LED lights up. Other LEDs may also light up:
    FRITZ!Box modelConnect buttonConfirmation LED
    FRITZ!Box 7590, 7530, 6890, 6850, 6660Connect / WPSConnect / WPS
    FRITZ!Box 6591, 6590Connect / WPSWLAN / DECT
    FRITZ!Box 7490, 7430, 5491, 5490WLAN WPSWLAN / Info
    FRITZ!Box 6490WLAN WPSWLAN / DECT
    FRITZ!Box 7560WLANWLAN / DECT
    FRITZ!Box 7583, 7582, 7581WPSWLAN / Info
    FRITZ!Box 6820, 4040, 4020, 3490WPSWLAN
  3. The process is complete as soon as the Mesh Master marks the FRITZ!Repeater with the Mesh symbol in the Mesh overview.