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FRITZ!Powerline 510E Service

Assigning unique names to FRITZ!Powerline adapters

You can assign unique names to your FRITZ!Powerline adapters, for example names showing where they are being used. This way you can keep track of your FRITZ!Powerline adapters if you are using several of them and you can access individual 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 your computer's operating system.
  4. Install FRITZ!Powerline on a computer that is either connected via the FRITZ!Box or connected directly to a FRITZ!Powerline adapter 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 image 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