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Using an iPhone or iPad in the FRITZ!Box home network

You can easily connect an iPhone or iPad to the Wi-Fi network of the FRITZ!Box by scanning the QR code "Wi-Fi access" on the type label of the FRITZ!Box with the Apple device's camera. Then the device can access the internet connection and use numerous other functions of the FRITZ!Box with our FRITZ!Apps.

1 Connecting the iPhone or iPad to the FRITZ!Box

  1. Open the camera app on the iPhone or iPad.
  2. Point the camera at the QR code for Wi-Fi access on the FRITZ!Box's type label. If you changed the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi settings, use the QR code under "Wi-Fi > Wi-Fi Channel" ("Wireless > Radio Network") in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  3. Tap "Join [...] network".
  4. In the "Join Wi-Fi network [...]?" window, tap "Connect".
  5. Now the Wi-Fi connection is established. If the message "Unable to join the network [...]" is displayed, follow the steps in our guide Cannot connect to FRITZ!Box over Wi-Fi by scanning QR Code.

2 Using the FRITZ!Box with iPhone or iPad

Making calls using the FRITZ!Box's landline rate

If you want to make calls using the landline rate and the telephone numbers configured in the FRITZ!Box:

  1. Set up FRITZ!App Fon.

Accessing the FRITZ!Box when you are away from home

If you want to securely access your FRITZ!Box over the internet when you are away from home:

  1. Set up MyFRITZ!App.

Setting up a VPN connection to the FRITZ!Box

If you want to establish a securely encrypted network connection (VPN, Virtual Private Network) to your FRITZ!Box and devices in the home network over the internet when you are away from home:

  1. Either use WireGuard or IPSec to configure the VPN connection to the FRITZ!Box.

    Note:You can find an overview of all the VPN connection options of the FRITZ!Box in our guide VPN with FRITZ!.