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FRITZ!Box 6590 Cable Service

Changing the FRITZ!Box's IP address

The FRITZ!Box has the IP address 192.168.178.1 in the factory settings. You can change it if your computers, smartphones, and other devices in the home network are to be assigned IP addresses from a specific IP network via DHCP.

Note:The configuration procedure and notes on functions given in this guide refer to the latest FRITZ!OS for your FRITZ!Box.

Changing the FRITZ!Box's IP address

  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. If the button is not displayed, enable the Advanced View first.
  5. Enter the desired IP address and subnet mask.

    ATTENTION!Do not enter an IP address from the network 192.168.100.x. In accordance with the DOCSIS specifications, this network is used for maintenance purposes. Using this network would cause IP address conflicts that would result in subsequent errors.

  6. Click "OK" to save the settings.