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Knowledge document #3619

Setting up the FRITZ!Box for use with a fiber optic connection from Init7

The FRITZ!Box is optimally prepared for use with Init7. Simply connect the FRITZ!Box to the fiber optic connection and configure the internet connection in the FRITZ!Box. The complete FRITZ!Box range of functions for internet, telephony, and television (TV7) is then available to all of the devices in your home network without restriction.

1 Connecting the FRITZ!Box

  1. Use a network cable to connect the "WAN" port on the FRITZ!Box to the LAN port on the fiber optic modem (ONT), for example use the network cable included with delivery.

2 Configuring the internet connection in the FRITZ!Box

  1. Open the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Enter the FRITZ!Box password on the bottom of the device and click "Log In".
  3. Click "Internet" and then "Account Information".
  4. Select "DSL or fiber optic modem" from the drop-down list "Internet connection via".
  5. Select "Other internet service provider".
  6. If you are using the FRITZ!Box on a Fiber7 or Crossover7 line:
    1. Enable the option "No" in the section "Account Information".
  7. If you are using the FRITZ!Box on a hybrid7 line:
    1. Enable the option "Yes" in the section "Account Information".
    2. Enter the account information you received from Init7 in the relevant fields.
  8. Click "Apply" to save the settings.

Now the FRITZ!Box checks whether the internet connection can be established. Configuration is completed as soon as the message "The internet connection check was successful" is displayed.

Important:If the internet connection check fails, your internet access may not have been activated yet. In this case, contact Init7.