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Determining the MAC address of the FRITZ!Repeater

A MAC address (Media Access Control address) is the hardware address of a network interface (for example Wi-Fi) and serves as a unique identifier of a device in a network. Each of the FRITZ!Repeater's network interfaces has its own MAC address.

The FRITZ!Repeater uses the MAC addresses for

  • the Wi-Fi connection to the wireless router.
  • wireless devices connected to the Wi-Fi network of the repeater.

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

1 Determining the Wi-Fi MAC address for registering devices with the router

  1. Click "Access to Home Network" in the user interface of the FRITZ!Repeater.
  2. Make note of the corresponding MAC address in the "Local Wi-Fi Network Information" section.

2 Determining the Wi-Fi MAC address for registering wireless devices

The Wi-Fi MAC address of the FRITZ!Repeater is printed on the type label on the back side of the repeater and can also be determined using the user interface:

  1. Click "Wi-Fi" in the user interface of the FRITZ!Repeater.
  2. Click "Wi-Fi Network" ("Radio Network") in the "Wi-Fi" ("Wireless") menu.
  3. The respective MAC address is listed in the section "Active Frequency Bands".