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Knowledge document #3469

Setting up FRITZ!Box for use with an Ehiweb line

The FRITZ!Box is optimally prepared for use with Ehiweb. Simply connect the FRITZ!Box to the DSL line and enter your personal account information in the FRITZ!Box user interface. The complete FRITZ!Box range of functions for internet, telephony, and multimedia is then available to all of the devices in your home network without restriction.

1 Having your account information ready

  1. Have your personal account information for internet access and the login information for telephony that you received from Ehiweb ready.

    Note:Ehiweb sent you the account information via email after you concluded the contract with them. If you did not receive your account information, contact Ehiweb.

2 Connecting the FRITZ!Box

  1. Insert the DSL cable (Y cable) into the "DSL" socket on the FRITZ!Box.
  2. Insert one of the shorter ends of the cable into the DSL socket and leave the other end of the cable hanging (see left fig.). If you are using the FRITZ!Box on a VDSL bonding line, also insert the second end of the cable into the VDSL bonding socket (see right fig.).

    Fig.: Connecting FRITZ!Box with an IP-based DSL line (left) or a VDSL bonding line (right)

3 Configuring the internet connection in the FRITZ!Box

  1. Click "Wizards" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Enter the FRITZ!Box password on the bottom of the device and click "Log In".
  3. If the wizard for internet access does not start automatically, click "Wizards" and then "Configure the Internet Connection".

    Fig.: Calling up the FRITZ!Box wizard

  4. Select "Ehiweb" from the drop-down list and click "Next".
  5. Enter the account information you received from Ehiweb in the fields.
  6. Click "Next" and follow the wizard's instructions.

Now the FRITZ!Box checks whether an internet connection can be established with the account information you entered. 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 Ehiweb.

4 Setting up telephony in the FRITZ!Box

Configuring telephone numbers

  1. Click "Telephony" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Telephone Numbers" in the "Telephony" menu.
  3. Click the "New Telephone Number" button.
  4. Select "Ehiweb" from the drop-down list.
  5. Enter your telephone number including the area code by "Internet telephone number" (for example 061234567).
  6. Enter your telephone number including the area code by "Username".
  7. For the "Password", enter the password you received from Ehiweb.
  8. Click "Next" and follow the wizard's instructions.

Assigning telephone numbers

  1. Click "Telephony" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Telephony Devices" in the "Telephony" menu.
  3. Click the (Edit) button for the respective telephony device.

    Important:If the telephony device was not configured yet, click the "Configure New Device" button and follow the wizard's instructions.

  4. From the drop-down list "Outgoing Calls", select the number to be used by the telephony device for making calls. If you do not select a telephone number, the number entered under "Telephony > Telephone Numbers > Line Settings" is used for making outgoing calls.
  5. Select the numbers to which the telephony device should react when you receive calls. You can select up to ten numbers (including the number for outgoing calls).
  6. Click on "OK" to save the settings.