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Using an Android smartphone or tablet in the FRITZ!Box home network

You can easily connect an Android smartphone or tablet to the wireless network (WiFi) of your FRITZ!Box. The Android device can then access the Internet and be used as a playback device for music, videos, and image files in the FRITZ!Box home network.

Note:Here we show you how to connect an Android device to the FRITZ!Box using Google Nexus 4 with Android 4.4.2 as an example.

Important:Some of the settings described here are only displayed if the advanced view is enabled in the user interface. The configuration procedure and notes on functions given in this guide refer to the latest FRITZ!OS.

1 Preparations

The FRITZ!Box is configured as a DHCP server in the factory settings. If you disabled the FRITZ!Box's DHCP server, configure the following settings:

  1. Click "Home Network" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Home Network Overview" in the "Home Network" menu.
  3. Click on the "Network Settings" tab.
  4. Click the "IPv4 Addresses" button.
  5. Enable the DHCP server and define the range from which the FRITZ!Box assigns IP addresses.

    Note:The FRITZ!Box uses the IP address 192.168.178.1 (subnet mask 255.255.255.0) and assigns IP addresses from xxx.20 to xxx.200 in the factory settings.

  6. Click "OK" to save the settings.

2 Connecting an Android device with the FRITZ!Box

Note:You can also use FRITZ!App WLAN to easily connect your Android device to the FRITZ!Box and have the app display useful information about your wireless connection.

  1. Tap the "Settings" icon on the home screen of the Android device.
  2. Tap "Wi-Fi" in the "Settings" menu.
  3. If wireless LAN is turned off, tap the "OFF" icon next to the "Wi-Fi" option to enable wireless LAN.
  4. Tap the connection that displays the wireless network name (SSID) of the FRITZ!Box.

    Note:If you do not know the name of the wireless network (SSID) and the network key for your FRITZ!Box, determine your FRITZ!Box's wireless settings.

  5. Enter the FRITZ!Box's network key in the "Password" field and tap "Connect".

Now the Android device is connected to the Internet via the FRITZ!Box. It can play files from media servers in the FRITZ!Box home network with suitable apps.

Note:In the Google Play Store you can find apps for playing files from media servers that comply with the UPnP AV standard (for example BubbleUPnP, PlugPlayer).

3 Using an Android device with the FRITZ!Box

Accessing the FRITZ!Box over the Internet

The following step is only necessary if you would like to securely access your FRITZ!Box, access files on a USB storage device connected it, or control your smart home devices over the Internet when you are away from home:

The following step is only necessary if you would like to securely access your FRITZ!Box or control your smart home devices over the Internet when you are away from home:

Using an Android device as a webcam

The following step is only necessary if you use your Android device as a webcam and want to monitor what is happening in front of your device's camera over the Internet when you are away from home:

Setting up a VPN connection to the FRITZ!Box

The following step is only necessary if you would like to use VPN (Virtual Private Network) to establish a securely encrypted network connection to your FRITZ!Box and to the network devices or services in the home network using your Android device's Internet connection:

Note:Whenever a VPN connection is active, all Internet queries are routed over the FRITZ!Box. This means that you will have tap-proof und tamperproof access to all web services (such as e-mail, online banking) with your Android device, even when using public wireless hotspots.