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FRITZ!Powerline 1220E Service

Assigning unique names to FRITZ!Powerline adapters

You can assign unique names to your FRITZ!Powerline adapters, for example names showing their location. This way you can keep track of your FRITZ!Powerline adapters and access individual ones if you have several FRITZ!Powerline adapters.

1 Downloading and installing the FRITZ!Powerline software

  1. Call up our download area in a web browser.
  2. Select the product group "FRITZ!Powerline" and then your product.
  3. Download the FRITZ!Powerline software for the operating system of your computer.
  4. Install FRITZ!Powerline on a computer that is connected to a FRITZ!Powerline adapter via the FRITZ!Box or directly by means of a network cable.

2 Changing the name of the FRITZ!Powerline adapter

  1. Start the FRITZ!Powerline software.
  2. In the FRITZ!Powerline software, double-click the symbol of the FRITZ!Powerline adapter whose name you want to change.
  3. Enter the desired name in the "Name" field.
  4. Click "OK" to save the settings.

Now the FRITZ!Powerline adapter is displayed with its unique name in the FRITZ!Powerline software:

Fig.: FRITZ!Powerline adapter in the powerline network