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Setting up an analog telephone in the FRITZ!Box

You want to connect an analog telephone to the FRITZ!Box and set it up? ✔ It's easy with this guide.

You can connect analog corded telephones and analog cordless telephones with their own base station to the FRITZ!Box. Once you have set up the telephones, you can make calls with them using all of the telephone numbers entered in the FRITZ!Box.

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

1 Configuring telephone numbers in the FRITZ!Box

Configure all of the available telephone numbers in the FRITZ!Box:

Configuring internet telephone numbers

  1. Configure the internet telephone numbers in the FRITZ!Box.

Configuring a mobile telephone number

  1. Configure the mobile telephone number in the FRITZ!Box.

2 Connecting the telephone to the FRITZ!Box

  1. Connect the telephone to an analog extension on the FRITZ!Box (for example "FON 1").

    Important:There are two different types of "FON 1" jacks: One for telephones with a TAE plug and one for telephones with an RJ11 plug. Only one of the two "FON 1" sockets may be used at once. The other "FON 1" socket must remain free (unused).

3 Configuring a telephone in the FRITZ!Box

  1. Click "Telephony" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Telephony Devices" in the "Telephony" menu.
  3. If the telephone is already displayed in the list of telephony devices, click the (Delete) button for the telephone.
  4. Reconfigure the telephone: Click the "Configure New Device" button.
  5. Enable the option "Telephone (with or without answering machine)" and click "Next".
  6. Select the interface (for example "FON 1") to which you connected the telephone and click "Next". A wizard takes you through the configuration.

    Important:If you cannot select the socket the telephone is connected to during setup, then another telephony device was already configured for that port. Delete that device.