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Setting up a FRITZ!Box without its own internet connection as the Mesh Master

You can also use Mesh when your FRITZ!Box uses the internet connection of another router (operation as an IP client). To do so, set up the FRITZ!Box as a Mesh Master as described in this guide.

Setting up the FRITZ!Box as the Mesh Master

  1. Click "Home Network" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Mesh" in the "Home Network" menu.
  3. Click on the "Mesh Settings" tab.
  4. Enable the option "FRITZ!Box as the Mesh Master".
  5. Enable the option "This FRITZ!Box is a network device (IP client) in the home network of a different router. It receives an IP address from the router".
  6. Click "Apply" to save the settings.