FRITZ!WLAN Repeater 310 Service - Knowledge Base

FRITZ!WLAN Repeater 310 Service

Updating FRITZ!OS of the FRITZ!WLAN Repeater

FRITZ!OS is the software stored in the FRITZ!WLAN Repeater that controls all of its functions. We make new FRITZ!OS versions available on a regular basis that enhance and add new functions to your repeater.

There are various ways to install the latest FRITZ!OS on your FRITZ!WLAN Repeater:

  • Online update using the user interface of the FRITZ!Box or FRITZ!WLAN Repeater

    Note:The "Online Update" function allows you to install the latest FRITZ!OS for your FRITZ!WLAN Repeater quickly and easily. However, in some cases you cannot use the "online update" function, for instance when the repeater is not connected to the Internet. In this case you can update it manually.

  • Manual update using the FRITZ!WLAN Repeater user interface

1 Using the FRITZ!Box user interface to update FRITZ!OS

  1. Click "Home Network" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Home Network Overview" in the "Home Network" menu.
  3. Click "Perform update" after the entry for the repeater you would like to install the update on.

The "Power" LED flashes while the update is being transmitted to the repeater.

2 Using the user interface of the FRITZ!WLAN Repeater to update FRITZ!OS

  1. Click "System" in the user interface of the FRITZ!WLAN Repeater.
  2. Click "Update" in the "System" menu.
  3. Click on the "FRITZ!OS Version" tab and then click the "Find New FRITZ!OS" button.
  4. If a new version is found, then the "Start Update" button is displayed. Click the button to start the update.

The "Power" LED flashes while the update is being transmitted to the repeater.

3 Updating manually

If you cannot use the "online update" function, for example when the FRITZ!WLAN Repeater is not connected to the Internet, update manually:

Downloading the FRITZ!OS file

  1. Call up ftp://ftp.avm.de/fritz.box in your web browser.
  2. Switch to the folder "fritz.wlan_repeater_310" or "fritz.wlan_repeater_310_B", then to the subfolder "firmware", and then to the folder named "english".

    Important:There are several different variations of the FRITZ!WLAN Repeater 310. If it says "Typ B" on the sticker on the underside of your device, then switch to the folder "fritz.wlan_repeater_310_B".

  3. Download the latest FRITZ!OS file with the extension ".image".

Installing the latest FRITZ!OS

  1. Click "System" in the user interface of the FRITZ!WLAN Repeater.
  2. Click "Update" in the "System" menu.
  3. Click on the "FRITZ!OS file" tab.
  4. Click the "Save Settings" button and save them as an export file on your computer.

    Note:Save your FRITZ!WLAN Repeater settings again under "System > Backup" right after successfully completing the installation. Then you can always restore it to a working configuration.

  5. Click the "Browse..." button.
  6. Select the update file that you downloaded (image file) and click the "Open" button.
  7. Click the "Start Update" button.

The "Power" LED flashes while the update is being transmitted to the repeater.