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Accessing FRITZ!NAS over the internet

You can always use a web browser to easily and securely access http://fritz.nas from anywhere to upload or download files, or play or display multimedia content such as photos or music.

Note:For smartphones and tablets, we recommend using MyFRITZ!App. If you do not want to allow files to be changed, download links are recommended.

Requirements / Restrictions

  • For IPv4 internet access, the FRITZ!Box must obtain a public IPv4 address from the internet service provider.
  • For IPv6 internet access, the FRITZ!Box must obtain an IPv6 address from the internet service provider.

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

1 Preparations

Configuring a USB storage device for use as storage (NAS)

Setting up a MyFRITZ! account and determining the domain name

With MyFRITZ! you can always access the FRITZ!Box over the internet, even if the FRITZ!Box receives a different public IP address from your internet service provider on a regular basis:

  1. Set up a MyFRITZ! account in the FRITZ!Box.
  2. Determine the MyFRITZ! domain name of the FRITZ!Box.

2 Setting up FRITZ!Box users

To access the FRITZ!Box over the internet, you must set up users in the FRITZ!Box and allow them to access storage (NAS) contents from the internet:

3 Accessing FRITZ!NAS over the internet

  1. Call up the address https://[MyFRITZ! domain name of the FRITZ!Box]/nas in a web browser. If the FRITZ!Box does not use the default HTTPS port 443, add the HTTPS port used by the FRITZ!Box to the domain name.

    Example:
    https://pi80ewgfi72d2os42.myfritz.net:49476/nas

  2. In the corresponding fields, enter the username and password of a FRITZ!Box user who is authorized to access NAS contents from the internet and click "Log in".