The IP settings for the FRITZ!Box can be configured on this page.
Note: Before making any changes on this page, please check carefully whether such changes will require adjustments to the IP settings of the computers connected to FRITZ!Box. FRITZ!Box must be located in the same IP network as every computer that will be used to open the FRITZ!Box user interface. Erroneous IP settings can make it impossible to open the FRITZ!Box user interface in the usual manner.
The IP address of the FRITZ!Box is entered in this field. The preset value is "192.168.178.1". You can change the IP address of the FRITZ!Box, but please note the following:
This is the subnet mask that belongs to the IP address. By entering the IP address and the subnet mask you define the IP network in which FRITZ!Box and all of the computers connected with it are located.
The subnet mask indicates the class of the IP network. The preset subnet mask is "255.255.255.0", which means that the IP network of the FRITZ!Box is a class C network. The other classes are called A and B.
Enable DHCP server
In den Voreinstellungen der FRITZ!Box ist der Haken für diese Einstellung gesetzt. Das bedeutet, dass der DHCP-Server aktiviert ist. Der DHCP-Server weist den Computern, die mit der FRITZ!Box verbunden sind, die IP-Adressen zu. Dadurch ist sichergestellt, dass sich die FRITZ!Box und die mit ihr verbundenen Computer im selben IP-Netzwerk befinden.
DHCP server assigns IP addresses:
This is where the IP address range is defined from which the DHCP server assigns IP addresses. The preset range is "from 192.168.178.20 to 192.168.178.200". You can expand or reduce this range. Note that only the fourth block of numerals can be changed in this IP address range.
When the DHCP server is enabled, note the following information:
When the DHCP server is disabled, note the following information:
|FRITZ!Box IP address:||126.96.36.199|
|Free IP addresses from the IP network:||188.8.131.52 - 172,163,154,254|
How to Access the FRITZ!Box User Interface at Any Time via a LAN Connection
FRITZ!Box has a fixed IP address, which cannot be changed and which can be used to access the FRITZ!Box user interface at any time via a LAN connection.
|Fixed FRITZ!Box IP address:||169.254.1.1|
Proceed as follows:
The FRITZ!Box user manual includes a detailed description of the IP settings in the different Windows operating systems and for the operating systems Mac OS X and Linux.
Click the "OK" button to implement your changes to the settings.