FRITZ!Powerline 540E – Service - Knowledge Base
Since updating FRITZ!OS, wireless connection drops frequently
Since updating the FRITZ!OS of your FRITZ!Powerline adapter, the wireless connection between a notebook, smartphone, or other wireless device and the FRITZ!Powerline drops frequently if the adapter is connected to the router using "powerline bridge" "LAN bridge" mode.
1 Wait for upcoming FRITZ!OS
We are currently working on a solution and shall correct this behavior with a FRITZ!OS update for FRITZ!Powerline as soon as possible. We cannot give you an exact release date for the update yet.
Note:You can have the push service notify you by e-mail when new updates are available. This option can be enabled in the user interface under "System > Push Service".
You can install a beta version until a new FRITZ!OS update has been released; this issue has been resolved in this beta version:
- Call up https://service.avm.de/downloads/beta/ in a web browser and switch to the folder for your FRITZ!Powerline.
- Download the beta version for your FRITZ!Powerline model to the computer.
- Unzip the ZIP file to your computer (for example to the Desktop).
- Install the beta version (image file) as described in the infobeta.txt file.
Note:You can reinstall the regular FRITZ!OS for your FRITZ!Powerline at any time. The infobeta.txt file contains instructions on the procedure.