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Communication Networks with the Fritzbox Router

Fritzbox Router – During this quarantine period, we have a lot of time on our hands and we are all trying to get productive. Freelancing has been the topmost priority for students, workmen, and women right now, the situation at my house is no different. As households – and businesses – began to take more and more computers and, increasingly, other devices onto the Internet, routers were born. Thus more than one device started to go online at a time. The most people needed both a router and a modem.

Thus I needed a router that also has a built-in modem. This would not only cut down excess cabling but also require only one power point! Thus we decided to get a broadband modem. I’ve heard that these ADSL (asymmetric digital subscriber line) devices made better use of the phone lines, providing a massive increase in speed (which is very much needed). That’s when I heard about the broadband router, fritzbox, and decided to go for that. The fritzbox came with Wi-Fi, a USB port, a telephone system for IP connections, and fast internet.

Best part about the fritzbox Router Device

The best part about the fritzbox Router is that it could be used on all computers, smartphones, or tablets connected to the fritzbox. As of now, fritzbox Router setup is not something to worry about as one doesn’t have to set up the fritzbox to open the user interface also internet access is not required.
Fritzbox login is simple and all I had to do was enter the address http://fritz.box in a web browser. Then I had to enter the fritzbox Router password, configure all of the fritzbox functions. Check all the detailed information about the product, my access, and connections in the user interface. This needs to be noted that to connect two fritzboxs, you can use the Mesh overview of the first fritzbox (Mesh Master) to easily open the user interface of the second fritzbox (Mesh Repeater).

Setting up the fritzbox Router

The next cumbersome step was the fritzbox setup. I had to follow the manual that was provided along with the fritzbox Router to connect the fritzbox with my DSL line. One can only connect it via a coaxial cable (without an extension) provided by the cable technician. The next one has to set a password to access the interface and then click on “ok” and “next”. In some cases like in my case, the internet might not get connected automatically and in such cases, you need to click on “wizards” and then “Configure the Internet Connection”.

It is most probable that your internet server will be shown in the dropdown list. You can easily go and select that, but if it isn’t showing then you need to click on “other internet service provider”. Then follow the steps accordingly.
Next, I had to log in to the user interface after entering the password and then select my desired language. After that, I entered the speed of the internet connection for the “downstream” and “upstream” sector. To connect the cable modem to the “WAN” port on the fritzbox click “Apply”.

Fritz Box debugging

With each device something or the other can get wrong, so the same might happen with the fritzbox as well. Fritzbox not working is nothing common but might happen to your fritzbox as well. ? You could try to connect the network device only via a network cable or Wi-Fi or maybe enter the complete address. http://fritz.box. This can be done by pressing “CTRL”+” Shift”+” Del” together on the keyboard. Then click “clear” or press enter.
Next, unplug the fritzbox router for a minimum of five seconds and then restart it again. Then you have to configure the device to automatically obtain IP settings. Incorrect IP settings for the network device can prevent the user interface from being opened. It is advisable to do it via DHCP.

Final Setup

You need to use the “emergency IP” address (http://169.254.1.1) to open the user interface. If your user interface still does not open, check if you can open the interface with another device. If it does, well use that to open the interface else use the recovery tool to reset the fritzbox Router. However if you see that for no specific reason the connections can no longer be accepted to the fritzbox. Then fritz box reboot is the only option you have. Take yourself to the “Restart” page to restart it again. Once the fritzbox reboot is done, all the messages in the “Event log” get deleted, components are restarted, leaving the other settings unchanged.

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