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Knowledge document #3654

Setting up FRITZ!Box for use with an Orange line

The FRITZ!Box is already configured for use with a cable connection from Orange in the factory settings. Simply connect the FRITZ!Box to the cable modem from Orange. The complete FRITZ!Box range of functions for internet and television (Digitale TV) is then available to all of the devices in your home network without restriction.

If you changed the settings of the FRITZ!Box, configure the FRITZ!Box as described in this guide.

Important:Currently, we do not have any information about whether the FRITZ!Box can make calls over Orange and if so, how to configure the telephone numbers in the FRITZ!Box. As soon as we have any new information, we will update this guide.

1 Connecting a cable modem

  1. Either connect the cable modem to the first multimedia socket or to the socket that the cable technician used for the original installation. Only use the coaxial cable (without an extension) provided by the cable technician to connect it.

2 Configuring the cable modem

  1. Enable the so-called bridge mode for the cable modem from Orange. Refer to the guide Accéder au mode Bridge for instructions.

3 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 "Cable modem or internet router" from the drop-down list "Internet connection via".
  5. Use a network cable to connect the "WAN" port on the FRITZ!Box to "Port 4" on the cable modem and click "Apply" to save the settings.

Now the FRITZ!Box establishes its internet connection over the cable modem. Configuration is completed when the message "The procedure was concluded successfully" is displayed.