FRITZ!Repeater 600 - Knowledge Base

FRITZ!Repeater 600

Setting up FRITZ!Repeater in the FRITZ!Box home network

You want to connect a FRITZ!Repeater with your FRITZ!Box and set it up in the Mesh? ✔ It's easy with this step-by-step guide.

The FRITZ!Repeater easily and efficiently adds an additional wireless access point to your home network. This way you will have ideal wireless reception and high-speed connections to the internet and home network, even when outside the Wi-Fi range of your FRITZ!Box.

If you are using a FRITZ!Box with FRITZ!OS 7 or later, the FRITZ!Repeater is automatically integrated into the FRITZ! Mesh during setup. The FRITZ!Repeater adopts all of the Wi-Fi settings from the FRITZ!Box, such as wireless access information and guest access, and can be used directly by all wireless devices in the home network.

There are various ways to connect the FRITZ!Repeater with the home network. Which connection type is best depends on the operational environment.

1 Connecting the FRITZ!Repeater with a FRITZ!Box via Wi-Fi

Fig.: Connection scenario for wireless bridge mode

A Wi-Fi connection to the FRITZ!Box makes sense if

  • you want to position the FRITZ!Repeater within the Wi-Fi range of the FRITZ!Box.
  • the FRITZ!Repeater should be repositioned quickly and easily if necessary.

Just follow these steps: Connecting FRITZ!Repeater with the FRITZ!Box via Wi-Fi

2 Connecting FRITZ!Repeater with another repeater via Wi-Fi

Fig.: Connection scenario for wireless bridge mode using a different repeater (cascading)

A Wi-Fi connection to a different repeater makes sense if

  • you want to extend your home network in a specific direction beyond the Wi-Fi range of the other repeater.
  • the other repeater is a Mesh Repeater, regardless of whether it is a FRITZ!Repeater, FRITZ!Powerline adapter or FRITZ!Box.

Just follow these steps: Connecting FRITZ!Repeater with a Mesh Repeater