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Setting up MyFRITZ!App for Android

With MyFRITZ!App for Android you have easy and secure access to your FRITZ!Box and your home network at home or on the go. This way you can

  • check calls, voice messages, and other events.
  • enable and disable the FRITZ!Box answering machine and call diversions.
  • quickly prioritize, block, or unblock internet access for individual devices in the home network.

Requirements / Restrictions

  • Android 9 or later is installed on the smartphone or tablet.

Note:All instructions on configuration and settings given in this guide refer to the latest FRITZ!OS for the FRITZ!Box.

1 Preparations

Setting up a Wi-Fi connection to the FRITZ!Box

When setting up the app, the smartphone or tablet must be connected with the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network (not the guest network):

Configuring the FRITZ!Box to allow access for applications

In the factory settings, the FRITZ!Box is configured to allow applications to access it. If you changed the FRITZ!Box's settings, grant applications access to the FRITZ!Box again:

  1. Click "Home Network" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Network" in the "Home Network" menu.
  3. Click on the "Network Settings" tab.
  4. Click "Additional Settings" in the section "LAN Settings" to display all of the settings.
  5. Enable the option "Allow access for applications" in the section "Access Settings in the Home Network".
  6. Click "Apply" to save the settings.

Disabling the VPN connection

When setting up the app, no VPN connection (for example NordVPN) and no comparable internet anonymization services (for example Apple iCloud Private Relay) may be active on the smartphone or tablet:

  1. Disable all of the VPN connections on the mobile device.

2 Installing MyFRITZ!App

  1. Install MyFRITZ!App from the Google Play Store on your smartphone or tablet.
  2. Start MyFRITZ!App.
  3. Enter the FRITZ!Box password. If you are asked to enter a username and password, enter the account information of a FRITZ!Box user who is authorized to access FRITZ!Box settings.

    Note:You can edit the account information and access rights of users under "System > FRITZ!Box Users" in the user interface.

  4. Tap the "Save" button to complete the configuration.

3 Configuring MyFRITZ! internet access

If you want to use MyFRITZ!App to access the user interface of your FRITZ!Box from the internet, set up your FRITZ!Box for internet access via MyFRITZ!Net!: