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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. Then the Apple device can access the internet and use additional functions of the FRITZ!Box.

1 Connecting the iPhone or iPad to the FRITZ!Box

  1. Tap the "Settings" symbol on the home screen.
  2. Tap "Wi-Fi" in the "Settings" menu.
  3. If Wi-Fi is switched off, tap the "On / Off" symbol.
  4. Under "Networks" tap the name of the Wi-Fi network (SSID) of the FRITZ!Box. If the FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network is not displayed, follow the steps in our guide FRITZ!Box's Wi-Fi network cannot be found.

    Note:If necessary, you can determine the Wi-Fi network name and network key of the FRITZ!Box as described in our guide Setting up a Wi-Fi connection to the FRITZ!Box.

  5. Enter the FRITZ!Box's network key in the "Password" field and tap "Connect".
  6. Now the Wi-Fi connection is established and the iOS device can access the internet using the FRITZ!Box.

2 Using the FRITZ!Box with iPhone or iPad

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: