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FRITZ!Repeater N/G Service

FRITZ!Repeater cannot establish a wireless connection to FRITZ!Box

After you set up the FRITZ!Repeater, it cannot establish a wireless connection (WiFi) to FRITZ!Box and displays the "WiFi search" symbol.

Fig.: "WiFi search" symbol

To resolve the problem, simply proceed as described below.

1 Enabling the WPS function

  1. Click "Wireless" ("WLAN") in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Security" in the "Wireless" ("WLAN") menu.
  3. Click on the "WPS Quick Connection" tab.
  4. Enable WPS.
  5. Select "Push-Button method (WPS-PBC, Push Button Configuration)" and click "Start WPS".

2 Disabling the 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.