FRITZ WLAN 7490 Router Manual PDF (Setup & Configuration Guide)

Given below is full router user manual of FRITZ WLAN 7490 router model. You can also download this manual in PDF Format to read later on your computer.

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FRITZ!Box 7490
Installation
and Operation
Installation
and Operation
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FRITZ!Box 7490
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Table of Contents
Security and Handling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Safety Instructions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Handling the FRITZ!Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Conventions in the Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
1
The FRITZ!Box 7490 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
2
Ports, Interfaces, Buttons and LEDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
2.1
Ports and Interfaces. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
2.2
Buttons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
2.3
LEDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
3
Before You Connect the FRITZ!Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
3.1
Contents of the FRITZ!Box Package. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
3.2
Requirements for Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
4
Connecting the FRITZ!Box. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
4.1
Connecting to Electrical Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
4.2
Connecting to the Internet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
4.3
Connecting to the Landline Telephone Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
5
Connecting a Computer with a Network Cable . . . . . . . 26
5.1
Connecting to the Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
5.2
Connecting a Network Hub or Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
6
Connecting Computers with the FRITZ!Box
over Wireless LAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
6.1
Procedure for Establishing Secure Wireless LAN Connections . . . . 28
6.2
Establishing a Wireless LAN Connection Using WPS . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
6.3
Establishing a Wireless LAN Connection with a Network Key . . . . . 31
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7
The FRITZ!Box User Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
7.1
Opening the User Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
7.2
Overview: FRITZ!Box at a Glance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
7.3
Standard View and Advanced View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
8
Using System Functions of the FRITZ!Box . . . . . . . . . . . 35
8.1
Diagnostics: Checking FRITZ!Box Functions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
8.2
Using Energy-Saving Functions of the FRITZ!Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
8.3
Push Services: Notification Services of the FRITZ!Box. . . . . . . . . . . 38
8.4
Locking the Buttons on the FRITZ!Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
8.5
Saving and Restoring the FRITZ!Box Settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
8.6
Update: Updating FRITZ!OS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
9
Configuring an Internet Connection in the FRITZ!Box . . 46
9.1
Internet Connection for DSL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
9.2
Internet Connection for Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
9.3
Internet Connection for the Mobile Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
9.4
Internet Connection over LAN 1: FRITZ!Box as a Router. . . . . . . . . . 48
9.5
Internet Connection over Wireless LAN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
9.6
Surfing the Net . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
10
Connecting Telephones and Other Terminal Devices . . 51
10.1
Connecting an Analog Telephone or Terminal Device . . . . . . . . . . . 51
10.2
Connecting ISDN Telephones and ISDN Terminal Devices . . . . . . . 51
10.3
Registering FRITZ!Fon and Other Cordless (DECT) Telephones . . . . 52
10.4
Registering an iPhone or Android Smartphone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
10.5
Connecting an IP Telephone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
10.6
Connecting a Door Intercom System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
11
Configuring the FRITZ!Box for Telephone Calls . . . . . . . 56
11.1
Configuring Your Telephone Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
11.2
Configuring Telephones and Other Terminal Devices
in the FRITZ!Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
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12
Password Protection: Using FRITZ!Box Safely . . . . . . . . 58
12.1
Login with Password: FRITZ!Box Procedures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
12.2
Using a FRITZ!Box Password . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
12.3
Using FRITZ!Box Users . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
12.4
Forgot Password—What to Do . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
12.5
Mode “No login” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69
13
MyFRITZ!: Accessing the FRITZ!Box from Anywhere . . . 70
13.1
Configuring MyFRITZ! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
13.2
Using MyFRITZ!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
13.3
Security with MyFRITZ!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
14
FRITZ!Box as an Internet Router . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
14.1
Parental Control: Access Profiles for Internet Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
14.2
Port Forwarding: Making Computers Accessible from the Internet. 84
14.3
Dynamic DNS: Name instead of IP Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
14.4
Access from the Internet via HTTPS, FTP and FTPS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
14.5
Prioritization: Right of Way for Internet Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
14.6
VPN: Remote Access to the Home Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
14.7
Freely Selectable DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
14.8
DNSSEC: Security for DNS Queries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95
14.9
IPv6: The New Internet Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
14.10
Mobile Network: Replacing Faulty DSL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
14.11
LISP: FRITZ!Box as a LISP Router. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
15
FRITZ!Box as a WLAN Access Point. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
15.1
Switching the Wireless Radio Network On and Off by Schedule. . 103
15.2
Extending a Wireless Radio Network . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
15.3
Wireless LAN—Getting Technical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
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16
FRITZ!Box as a Telephone System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
16.1
Telephone Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
16.2
Call List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
16.3
Answering Machine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
16.4
Fax Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
16.5
Call Diversion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122
16.6
Dialing Rules for Outgoing Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
16.7
Blocking Telephone Numbers and Callers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
16.8
Do Not Disturb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125
16.9
Alarm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126
16.10
Baby Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126
16.11
Making Telephone Calls with Convenience Functions. . . . . . . . . . 128
17
FRITZ!Box as a DECT Base Station . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
17.1
Paging Cordless Telephones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
17.2
Registering a Cordless Telephone. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
17.3
Deregistering a Cordless Telephone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
17.4
Enabling DECT Eco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
18
FRITZ!Box Connects Network Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138
18.1
Network Settings in the FRITZ!Box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138
18.2
Obtaining an IP Address Automatically . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
19
Connecting USB Devices to the FRITZ!Box. . . . . . . . . . 148
19.1
Power Supply for USB Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
19.2
USB Devices on the FRITZ!Box. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
19.3
Using USB Devices Safely . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
19.4
Configuring Access Rights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
19.5
Accessing USB Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
19.6
Sharing a USB Printer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
20
Managing Memory with FRITZ!NAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
20.1
Requirements for FRITZ!NAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
20.2
Starting FRITZ!NAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
20.3
FRITZ!NAS Password Protection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
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