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Info on FRITZ!Box 6490 Cable

The update file "FRITZ.Box_6490-xx.xx.image" on ftp.avm.de contains the latest FRITZ!OS (Firmware) for the FRITZ!Box 6490 Cable.

Attention: This update file is only intended for use with FRITZ!Box 6490 Cable! Please follow the instructions at the end of this file to install the update.

Product:	FRITZ!Box 6490 Cable
 
Version:        FRITZ!OS 7.28

Language:       English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Spanish

Release date:  26.08.2021

Top functions of FRITZ!OS


  • Priority for working from home - Easy to enable prioritization of a computer for internet access
  • FRITZ!Fon displays weather forecast on the start screen (currently only available for germany)
  • FRITZ! Smart Home now supports DECT compatible roller shutters
  • Smart Home: Lightsequence "Wakeup/Sleep" for FRITZ!DECT 500 and compatible DECT LEDs
  • Smart Home: TOP - Perfect indoor climate with FRITZ!DECT 440 - humidity information at a glance
  • For FRITZ!Box's integrated fax machine: Log of received and sent faxes
  • Telefony: TOP - Many improvements to user interface for using the telephone book, call diversion and call blocks

Additional improvements in FRITZ!OS 7.28

System:

  • Improved Increased stability

Telephony:

  • Change Necessary adaptation to changed demands for authentication with Google (Google telephone book and calendar)
  • Improved Better interoperability for CardDAV-based online telephone contacts

Wi-Fi:

  • Improved Better stability
  • Fixed In Mesh-Repeater mode, Wi-Fi clients connected to the guest access of the repeater sometimes did not get an IP-address

USB:

  • Fixed No network drive connection (SMB) was possible with macOS Big Sur Version 11.3

Further Improvements of FRITZ!OS 7.27

Wireless:

  • Improved Better stability
  • Fixed The legend under the "Allocation of Wi-Fi Channels" diagram was not rendered in a single line ("Wi-Fi /Wi-Fi Channels" page)
  • Fixed Possible problems while registering repeaters after changing Wi-Fir encryption from "WPA2+WPA3" to "non-encrypted"
  • Fixed Vulnerabilities in the processing of incoming fragmented frames and aggregated MPDUs (A-MPDU) fixed ("Fragatttack")
  • Fixed WPS for the Wi-Fi Guest Access did not work reliably with non-encrypted Wi-Fi

Telephony:

  • Change Necessary change for use of a Google online telephone book in the future
  • Fixed After editing CompanyFlex Cloud PBX telephone numbers, these numbers were no longer registered
  • Fixed No display of call blocks if these included an entry without a telephone number
  • Fixed Searches in the telephone book could be performed using a name, but not a telephone number
  • Fixed Configuration of internal fax function not possible when a telephone book contained an entry without a telephone number
  • Fixed Occasionally, three-party conferences did not work on an analog telephones

DECT:

  • Fixed After long operation times, certain functions were sometimes no longer available (e.g. media player, search for updates...)

System:

  • Change Push Service: Various corrections to content of "Change notice" email
  • Fixed The code of the Google Authenticator could not always be entered on the user interface

DVB-C:

  • Improvement Automatically start channel scan when DVB-C function is activated

New functions of FRITZ!OS 7.25

Internet:

  • NEW Prioritization of a home network device can now be enabled on the FRITZ!Box user interface

Telephony:

  • NEW Fax function: Log for received and sent faxes
  • NEW Support for the "Telekom CompanyFlex" business telephony platform (SIP trunk and cloud PBX)

DECT/FRITZ!Fon:

  • NEW New start screen with current weather information

Smarthome:

  • NEW FRITZ!DECT 440 measures humidity and allows its display with FRITZ!App Smart Home and FRITZ!Fon
  • NEW FRITZ!DECT 440 displays the QR code for simple connection with the Wi-Fi guest access
  • NEW Smart Home: Lightsequence "Wakeup/Sleep" for FRITZ!DECT 500 and compatible DECT LEDs
  • NEW Guest Access or answering machine can be switched on and off at the touch of a button on the FRITZ!DECT 440
  • NEW Roller shutter control via FRITZ!DECT 440, FRITZ!Fon, and the FRITZ!Box user interface
  • NEW At the touch of a button on FRITZ!DECT 440 or 400, an internal phone rings and displays a message

Further Improvements of FRITZ!OS 7.25

Internet:

  • Improved Assignment to devices added to the access profile settings in the parental controls
  • Improved Device status (active/not active) is displayed in the selection of devices for port sharing
  • Improved Clearer display of port sharing overview on mobile devices
  • Improved Independent port sharing settings for a device are now permitted when the request was made over IPv6 for the IPv4 address of the device - and vice versa
  • Improved Event message when port 80 temporarily released for sharing in order to issue certificate for letsencrypt.org
  • Improved DNS over TLS (DoT) more robust
  • Fixed In certain scenarios, IP client operating mode could not be configured correctly via LAN with DHCP
  • Fixed Formatting errors occured in the configuration of IPv6 routes
  • Fixed Display corrected in the port sharing overview
  • Fixed After activating DNS over TLS (DoT) and longer run times, certain websites could no longer be resolved
  • Fixed After update of FRITZ!OS 7.03 or older, the IP address was not refreshed on MyFRITZ!Net (DynDNS)
  • Fixed Repeated dropping and reestablishment of VPN connections after automatic disconnection
  • Fixed IPv6: After the home network prefix was refreshed, invalid IPv6 addresses for guest access were not deleted
  • Fixed Changes to access profiles were sometimes rejected groundlessly with the error message "The list of blocked network applications with this ID already exists."
  • Fixed "PTR" type DNS queries were not always resolved correctly
  • Fixed IPv6: In IPv6 route advertisement (RA) with option 25 (Recursive DNS Server), sometimes bits from the "Reserved" field were set
  • Fixed After restoring factory settings, the first VPN connection configured no longer worked
  • Fixed After importing a configuration with an alternative LAN IPv4 network, the local DNS server remained in the old network after settings were adopted
  • Fixed The TR-064 parameter WANAccess was sometimes incorrect ("granted") when no WAN was available upon restart
  • Fixed "PTR" type DNS resolutions were not always possible
  • Fixed Sending of advanced support data did not trigger a push mail
  • Fixed When a saved configuration was adopted selectively, not all of the push mails originally configured were adopted
  • Fixed VPN connections via L2TP (e.g. in Windows 10) were unexpectedly slow
  • Fixed Device block had no effect in certain scenarios
  • Fixed When a FRITZ!Box was operated behind certain cable modems, brief interruptions of the internet connection occurred every 12 hours
  • Fixed In factory settings the first VPN connection could not be enabled for a single instance
  • Fixed Online Monitor for mobile communications did not always show data when "Advanced failover protection" was enabled

Wireless:

  • Improved Reworked "Wi-Fi / Wi-Fi Channel" page
  • Improved Improved auto channel function after detection of interference sources (5-GHz band)
  • Improved Improved messages on Wi-Fi under "System / Event Log"
  • Improved Detection of multiple parallel WPS activations improved
  • Improved New message under "System / Event Log" when the maximum number of wireless repeaters is exceeded
  • Improved Naming of Wi-Fi guest access (SSID, preassigned) depends on selected language
  • Change In "Mesh Repeater" operating mode, only Wi-Fi networks with visible names are shown for selection of the Mesh Master
  • Fixed Erroneous display of bandwidth in connections with HUAWEI P30 corrected
  • Fixed After radar detection with reduced power mode (Green AP), initialization problems occurred in combination with 160 MHz bandwidth (VHT160)
  • Fixed After a FRITZ!OS update, the "Wi-Fi / Wi-Fi Channel" page did not show any Wi-Fi channels, and in some circumstances, no Wi-Fi networks in the environment
  • Fixed Activation of WPS immediately after the Mesh Master was started frequently led to non-DBDC uplinks to Mesh Repeaters
  • Fixed Incorrect message under "System / Event Log" for WPS during DFS wait time

Mesh:

  • Improved Improved indications about adoption of settings enabled for a FRITZ!Box as Mesh Repeater
  • Fixed Incorrect formatting in the mobile view of the "Mesh Settings" page on a FRITZ!Box in "Mesh Repeater" mode
  • Fixed Settings for Wi-Fi schedule could not be changed under some circumstances, if the setting "FRITZ!Box as a Mesh Repeater" was used
  • Fixed For a FRITZ!Box configured as Mesh Master, but not as router (DHCP server), name and IP address of the router could not be changed
  • Fixed Display of Wi-Fi channel bandwidth in the user interface on the Mesh Master was sometimes different on the Mesh Repeater

Smarthome:

  • Improved Smart Home: Improved - Template for fast changes to color settings and brightness on FRITZ!DECT 500

Telephony:

  • Improved Completely reworked settings pages for call diversion and call blocks
  • Improved First Configuration wizard offers configuration of a telephone
  • Improved Call diversions offer option to divert selected calls to a certain telephone on the FRITZ!Box
  • Improved Setting for using internal fax machine added to "Send faxes only"
  • Improved The "Email" and "RSS" tabs are hidden in the "Telephony / Telephony Devices" menu when DECT is switched off
  • Improved Display and management of entries in telephone books completely reworked (among others, photo visible in overview, columns can be selected for display, and selection of multiple entries added as well as copying and moving entries between telephone books)
  • Improved Settings for sending and receiving faxes combined under "Telephony / Telephony Devices"
  • Improved After all new received fax documents in the fax log have been opened, the "Info" LED stops flashing
  • Improved Integration of multiple CardDAV telephone books supported
  • Improved Better compatibility of the FRITZ!Box's SIP registrar to the SIP client LinPhone
  • Improved Better compatibility to telephone providers Easybell and VoIPfoneUK
  • Improved Enhanced compatibility for encrypted telephony
  • Improved For country setting "Germany" and telephone number configured automatically by provider, the area code included in the number is detected automatically and adopted in the line settings
  • Improved Voice quality better for telephone calls in mobile networks and for international calls
  • Improved Forwarding of calls accepted on Snom IP telephones supported without query
  • Improved Stability
  • Change Adjustment to the changed behavior of the T-Net-Box when calls are rejected, for instance due to call blocks
  • Fixed Web address of the CardDAV server could not be changed in online telephone books after entry
  • Fixed On a FRITZ!Box used as a Mesh Repeater for telephony, it was possible to edit the telephony numbers adopted from the Mesh Master and also to create new telephony numbers
  • Fixed Telekom SIP trunking account could not be disabled
  • Fixed In integrated iCloud contacts (Apple), first and last names were sometimes displayed in inconsistent order
  • Fixed During synchronization of entries in online contacts (CardDAV), in certain constellations all email addresses were deleted
  • Fixed Certain telephone numbers were temporarily not registered (among them Sipgate, EnviaTel, Teledate)
  • Fixed Connections dropped after about 30 seconds for telephony connections secured by TLSonly (among others, KPN)
  • Fixed In certain constellations, only one-way voice transmission was possible during telephony via IPv6
  • Fixed Unsuitable presettings for telephony provider Vodafone Italy
  • Fixed Registration of telephone numbers was not possible with telephony profile for provider Vodafone Italia
  • Fixed Sporadic errors when faxing via T.38 connections
  • Fixed No hold announcement after resetting to factory settings
  • Fixed Pickup on IP telephones was possible for no longer than 4 seconds
  • Fixed After a fax was sent, the name of a recipient selected via the telephone book was not displayed in the call list
  • Fixed Editing of door intercom stations sometimes led to loss of email notification for door intercom stations
  • Fixed After importing answering machine settings including saved messages into another FRITZ!Box model, sometimes the imported messages could no longer be played back
  • Fixed Ring sequences incorrect for the country setting "Australia"
  • Fixed Sporadic loss of schedule settings for the answering machine after updating FRITZ!OS

Home Network:

  • Improved Faster display of network connections in very large networks
  • Improved When leaving the device details a message concerning changed device names is displayed only if the name was actually changed
  • Change When an individual name is set for the FRITZ!Box, the name of the working group for home network sharing ("USB/Storage") remains unchanged
  • Fixed The section for blocking devices was displayed in the device details of guest devices even though this function is reserved for home network devices
  • Fixed Changed IP settings of the FRITZ!Box were not offered for printing
  • Fixed Time synchronization (NTP) was instable in certain scenarios

USB:

  • Improved In fritz.nas, multiple files can be selected using the shift key
  • Fixed Home network sharing of a network drive (SMB) was not visible under Network in Windows Explorer
  • Fixed Data transmission via network drive function (SMB) failed with the Windows error message "STATUS_NO_MEMORY"

System:

  • Improved Configuration wizard can be interrupted and resumed
  • Improved Various usability improvements in the First Configuration wizard
  • Improved Status overview page within the first configuration
  • Improved Security query when leaving a page without saving changed settings
  • Improved Saving and restoring settings now includes telephony data from the internal storage of the FRITZ!Box (ring tones, telephone book pictures, voice messages)
  • Improved After support data have been sent to AVM, a second dispatch can be started immediately without any wait time
  • Improved A password can be made visible during entry (eye icon) in the user interface
  • Improved Corrected details in the "Diagnostics / Function" for Mesh and USB
  • Change Offer to switch to "Level III: Notify me about new versions of FRITZ!OS and install new versions automatically (recommended)" is now offered after updating only when "Level II: Notify me about new versions of FRITZ!OS and install necessary updates automatically" was previously configured
  • Change The option to log in to a FRITZ!Box (user interface) without a password, which was not recommended, is no longer supported *1
  • Change If "only with the FRITZ!Box password" was set up for logging in to the user interface, a FRITZ!Box user with the name "fritz" and a random four-digit number together with the FRITZ!Box password will be created automatically. To log in to the user interface in the home network, entering the FRITZ!Box password is still sufficient. *2
  • Fixed FRITZ!Box users could not be sorted in the overview
  • Fixed Access profiles with blocked applications in parental controls were not available when settings were restored
  • Fixed Number of messages in "System / Event Log" was too restricted in some areas
  • Fixed Display of installation date for the last update was incorrect in certain scenarios

Mobile Communications:

  • Improved New "Compatibility mode for mobile broadband dongles" option for generic integration of variants of known mobile broadband dongles
  • Improved Country-specific list of mobile network providers when FRITZ!Box used with a USB mobile network dongle
  • Improved Optimized details for "Advanced failover protection" setting
  • Improved Mobile network provider "Magenta Mobil" added for Austria
  • Improved Support for Huawei E3372h-320 USB mobile network dongle

*1. The home network login mode without a password, which is not recommended, is no longer supported. For the initial access to the user interface after the FRITZ!OS update, the user needs to assign a FRITZ!Box password (additional confirmation required)

*2. Automatic generation of a user according to the naming structure fritz and a random four-digit number if login before the update took place only with the FRITZ!Box password. Important information for developers of apps that would like to register with FRITZ!Box can be found at avm.de/service/schnittstellen


New functions of FRITZ!OS 07.20

Internet:

  • NEW With parental controls enabled, settings and ticket entry for the device to be accessed are displayed when the user interface is opened
  • NEW Support for encrypted resolution from domain names to IP addresses (DNS over TLS)
  • NEW Simplified configuration of internet connection on 1&1 lines (zero-touch)

DOCSIS:

  • NEW In Mesh-Repeater-Mode or Internet access via LAN, the internal Cable modem is switched off
  • NEW Reworked Cable Information pages

Wireless:

  • NEW Encryption according to the new WPA3 standard (including Wi-Fi guest access, connections to Mesh Repeaters and internet access via Wi-Fi with SAE)
  • NEW An open Wi-Fi network can be offered at the Wi-Fi guest access, in which only data are transmitted in encrypted form (Enhanced Open/Opportunistic Wireless Encryption, OWE)

Mesh:

  • NEW Mesh auto-channel: Accounts for the wireless environment of the Mesh Repeater in selecting the best Wi-Fi channel for the entire Mesh

Telephony:

  • NEW Support for online contacts from Apple (iCloud), Telekom Mail, and CardDAV providers
  • NEW Support for encrypted telephony (TLS and SRTP) for Deutsche Telekom, Easybell and dus.net

DECT/FRITZ!Fon:

  • NEW Nine new ring tones to choose from
  • NEW Smart telephone book displays matching suggestions even during number entry
  • NEW Sound settings for playing back web radio stations and to improve the speech quality of telephone calls
  • NEW Start screen to display the temperature of a compatible Smart Home device in the home network (for instance, FRITZ!DECT 200, FRITZ!DECT 30x, FRITZ!DECT 440)

Home Network:

  • NEW Network passwords for the powerline network can now be changed on FRITZ!Powerline devices connected directly (via LAN)

Smart Home:

  • NEW Smart Home: NEW - Reworked Smart Home pages on the FRITZ!Box user interface
  • NEW Smart Home: NEW - Synchronization of the temperature setting, the boost mode and open window detection within a group of radiator controls
  • NEW Smart Home: NEW - Display of total consumption (kWh) of the past two years for the smart plugs FRITZ!DECT 200 and 210
  • NEW Smart Home: NEW - The "Adaptive Heating" feature of the FRITZ!DECT 301 makes the configured temperature available at the desired time
  • NEW Smart Home: NEW - Supports the FRITZ!DECT 500 LED light
  • NEW Smart Home: NEW - Supports the four-button switch FRITZ!DECT 440
  • NEW Smart Home: NEW - Supports the DECT ULE/HAN FUN roller blinds profile

USB:

  • NEW The SMBv3/v2 protocol of the Windows network drive function is supported by default; optionally, SMBv1 can still be supported
  • NEW Media contents like images, music and videos are indexed automatically with "Refresh index automatically" and made available to the home network

System:

  • NEW Time period for automatic updates can be defined
  • NEW NEW - Users supported in becoming acquainted with FRITZ!Box functions with welcome page
  • NEW Display of the user interface in English, French, German, Italian, Polish or Spanish
  • NEW Setting of language, country and time zone for FRITZ!Box operation

Repeater:

  • NEW Support for encryption according to the WPA3 standard (SAE)
  • NEW Optimization of repeater connection with a FRITZ!Box with support for Wi-Fi channels 160 MHz wide

Further Improvements of FRITZ!OS

Internet:

  • Improved Message upon failed ticket entry (parental controls)
  • Improved Display and modification of the IPv6 Interface ID under "Home Network / Network / Network Connections"
  • Improved Any domain name can be used to address a VPN remote peer, not just MyFRITZ! domain names
  • Improved NetBIOS permission can be configured individually for a single VPN connection
  • Improved Ticket for parental controls can be entered before start of online block, so that usage time can be extended without interruption
  • Improved Additional links from the user interface in the online help for IPv4 and IPv6 routes under "Network Connections"
  • Improved IPv6 prefix delegations and IPv6 subnets are displayed under "Home Network / Network / Network Settings"
  • Improved IP address range for guest network increased to up to 253 devices
  • Improved Incorrect configuration by using the same network address on both sides of a LAN-LAN linkup for VPN prevented
  • Improved Access to the myfritz.net domain for a downstream FRITZ!Box registered with MyFRITZ! allowed from the home network
  • Improved Greatly improved performance for VPN
  • Improved In the context of encrypted name resolution (DNS over TLS, DoT), SNI (Server Name Indication) is supported
  • Improved Support for multiple DNS queries over a single TCP connection
  • Change Unnecessary settings option for connection speed removed from "IP Client" mode
  • Change Button for changing the access profiles under the Parental Controls Overview in the user interface
  • Change "Emule" protocol removed from selection for port sharing
  • Change IP compression (data compression) is no longer supported in VPN connections
  • Fixed "Diagnostics / Function" showed wrong error message for MyFRITZ! registration for FRITZ!Boxes in IP client mode
  • Fixed Defective links behind "MyFRITZ!" under "Diagnostics / Security"
  • Fixed VPN connection name was not displayed in network connections and Mesh Overview
  • Fixed In the VPN overview table "local network" was missing and "remote network" left empty
  • Fixed Devices that are connected to a downstream router via IPv6 prefix delegation received no IPv6 internet connection when parental controls were enabled
  • Fixed Devices that are connected to a downstream router via IPv4 static routes received no IPv4 internet connection when parental controls were enabled
  • Fixed Port sharing for different devices with the same name could not be created
  • Fixed Occasional restarts of FRITZ!Box during many parallel FTP transmissions over WAN
  • Fixed Problems with umlauts in the parental control filter lists
  • Fixed Guest network lock in the parental controls did not lock reliably
  • Fixed No automatic Wake on LAN (WoL) via VPN
  • Fixed Prioritization settings for devices with the "Everything except surfing and mail" access profile were no longer applied after rebooting

Wireless:

  • Improved Redesigned the print output of information on the wireless guest access
  • Improved "WPA3" option added to the encryption of the FRITZ!Box in "Mesh Repeater" operating mode
  • Change Reworked information page (for instance, after changes to Wi-Fi configuration)
  • Change WPS/PIN method removed
  • Change Outdated WPA/TKIP encryption removed
  • Fixed "Wireless / Guest access": Duration for disabling automatically could not be changed
  • Fixed Sorting by MAC addresses in "Wi-Fi / Wi-Fi Network / Security" did not work
  • Fixed "Delete" button for devices was displayed even if the device could not actually be deleted
  • Fixed PMF option no longer offered for "WPA/TKIP" encryption selection
  • Fixed Detection of interference did not work under certain rare circumstances
  • Fixed Time stamp "Wireless LAN channels used" corrected (5-GHz band)
  • Fixed Incorrect entry no longer appears in the "Event Log" when individual wireless bands were enabled or disabled manually on a FRITZ!Repeater 3000

Mesh:

  • Improved Rendering of DHCP host name, media server name and SMB name on Mesh Repeaters improved
  • Improved Improved text for configuration of a FRITZ!Box as a Mesh Repeater
  • Improved Better detection of terminal devices that cannot be rerouted via Mesh steering
  • Improved Notification in FRITZ!Box log when a network loop is created (for instance, simultaneous LAN and wireless connection to the same device)
  • Improved Notification in FRITZ!Box log when a network loop is created (for instance, simultaneous LAN and wireless connection to the same device)
  • Change On a FRITZ!Box configured as a Mesh Repeater, the option for adopting the settings in the Mesh is offered only after Mesh was enabled on this FRITZ!Box
  • Fixed Display of FRITZ!Powerline 520/530E in the Mesh connection diagram was not correct
  • Fixed In certain cases a FRITZ!Repeater was displayed twice in the "Mesh Overview" of the FRITZ!Box
  • Fixed When telephony in the Mesh is used, telephony registration of a FRITZ!Box used as a Mesh Repeater was sometimes prevented by the Mesh Master
  • Fixed For wireless guest access the steering characteristics (11k/v) of wireless devices were not taken into account correctly (Google Pixel 2 and SAMSUNG S10)

Telephony:

  • Improved Calls from door intercoms (including images) added to "Calls" push mail
  • Improved "Always register via an internet connection" option added for SIP trunk providers
  • Improved More detailed messages for security-relevant changes to settings
  • Improved New telephony providers added for the country setting "Italy": TIM, Fastweb, Vodafone and others
  • Improved Telephony providers O2, PYUR and multiple SIP trunk providers added
  • Improved Telephone numbers can be assigned to multiple answering machines, so that up to ten different greetings can be scheduled to play on one telephone number
  • Improved For operation of ISDN devices, advanced settings are offered under "Telephony Device" in the user interface
  • Improved The call list in the user interface offers a separate view for rejected calls
  • Improved For company lines (SIP trunk and SIP DDI lines), a settings offered to support setting any telephone numbers desired (CLIP no screening)
  • Improved Integrated fax function supports sending up to ten pages of text
  • Improved If a storage location is set in the fax function of the FRITZ!Box, sent faxes will be stored there along with received faxes
  • Improved New methods for call diversion to external destinations supported for certain telephony providers (302 - Moved temporarily)
  • Improved Automatic configuration of telephone numbers for provider Telekom adapted to the latest network demands
  • Improved Increased robustness of telephony against partial failure of network infrastructures when TCP internet protocol in use
  • Improved Better interoperability with Swiss provider sipcall
  • Improved Maximum length for hold announcement of answering machine increased from 8 to 30 seconds
  • Improved Transfer/Forwarding of calls supported (without a query) on IP telephones to other telephones connected with the FRITZ!Box
  • Change New missed calls are no longer displayed with a flashing "Info" LED on the FRITZ!Box
  • Change New fax and email messages for answering machine services (like the Telekom SprachBox) are no longer displayed with a flashing "Fon" LED on the FRITZ!Box
  • Fixed Under the "SIP trunking" selection, telephone numbers could not be created for providers that could be selected for another telephony provider using the same registrar
  • Fixed Under the "Other Provider" selection, telephone numbers could not be created for providers that could be selected for another telephony provider using the same registrar
  • Fixed Automatic fax recognition for the telephone numbers of the analog landline could not be set up
  • Fixed Changes to the settings for the proxy server and STUN server were not adapted in the telephone numbers
  • Fixed When the fax function was started in the user interface, only an empty page was displayed if there was an entry without a telephone number in the telephone book
  • Fixed Telephone numbers set to "Only via IPv6" could not be switched to use IPv4 without an IPv6 internet connection
  • Fixed When preparing a fax in the integrated fax machine for sending, the contents in the "To" field were deleted after selecting a telephone book entry and switching to another input field
  • Fixed For IP door intercom systems with multiple doorbells, sometime the desired ring tone was not used
  • Fixed When listening to messages on the integrated answering machine with an ISDN telephone, the key shortcut for callback did not work
  • Fixed No internet connection with LTE mobile communications dongles from Huawei when using a rate without LTE support

DECT/FRITZ!Fon:

  • Improved Telephone book display for FRITZ!Fon C4, C5 and C6 now faster
  • Improved Setting up call blocking in the handset is now easier
  • Improved Display of FRITZ!Box events with "OK" button in the "FRITZ!Box" start screen
  • Improved Pictures can also be browsed with up/down rocker

Home Network:

  • Improved "Mesh" added to properties in the network connection overview
  • Improved Mesh icon shifted in the Mesh table from the "Connections" column to the "Properties" column
  • Improved Reliable display of new AVM Powerline products in the FRITZ!Box home network
  • Improved More reliable indication of low powerline data rates in the FRITZ!Box home network
  • Change "Smart Home" menu moved to top menu level and "DECT" menu moved to the telephony menu

Smart Home:

  • Change Smart Home: Change - Display of low battery level on Smart Home devices now only on the FRITZ!Box user interface, by push service, and on connected FRITZ!Fon devices
  • Fixed Smart Home: Fixed - Wrong target temperature when accessing the FRITZ!Box via MyFRITZ!
  • Fixed Smart Home: Fixed - Template for radiator control did not work if heating was off during 01/01 until 31/12

USB:

  • Improved When creating new release links on fritz.nas, the user is informed if the FRITZ!Box is not accessible from the internet
  • Improved The "USB Devices" and "Storage (NAS)" pages on the user interface were integrated into "USB/Storage" and simplified
  • Change "USB Devices" and "Storage (NAS)" menus combined under "Home Network / USB/Storage"
  • Fixed A folder released for sharing was not rendered legibly under "Sharing"
  • Fixed When uploading a file to fritz.nas by Drag & Drop, each file was uploaded twice
  • Fixed The time information "Changed On" was given incorrectly on fritz.nas if the language was not set to German in the FRITZ!Box

System:

  • Improved Device name displayed the same everywhere in the Mesh
  • Improved "FRITZ!Box Info" push service now includes an option for information on the "Home network"
  • Improved New menu icons for "Overview" and "Smart Home"
  • Improved "Reset" function in details of network devices for deleting all settings for this device
  • Improved Diagnostics check expanded to include "Mesh", "Internet", "DECT" and "Wi-Fi"
  • Improved FRITZ!Box support page now includes option to send support data directly to AVM
  • Improved Separate restoration of settings for the Smart Home and Telephony areas
  • Improved Modernized display of "LEDs" and other symbols throughout the user interface
  • Improved Upon the first restart after the update, activation of automatic updates is offered (auto-update level III)
  • Improved Warning on the FRITZ!Box Overview on selected settings that are not recommended
  • Improved Page structure simplified in many areas of the user interface to improve usability
  • Improved Reworked concept for navigation in the wizard for first configuration
  • Improved Overview of authorized apps in the "System / FRITZ!Box Users" area now also includes rights and time of last login
  • Improved Update information is included in event log (visible only with the next update)
  • Improved Update process optimized for automatic updates (silent update, task 60018)
  • Change WAN port can be switched as 5th LAN interface if this is not needed as a WAN connection to the internet provider
  • Change In the factory settings, the WAN port always works as a WAN interface (an existing setting as 5th LAN interface for this connection is not changed by the update)
  • Change Update setting upon delivery is now auto update level III (updates are installed automatically)
  • Change User with the name "ftpuser-internet" is deleted

Mobile Communications:

  • Fixed Detail corrections to settings and status information when using mobile dongles
  • Fixed Not all of the settings for the SMS message push service could be changed
  • Fixed Received SMS messages were sometimes rendered with only partial text or with an incorrect time stamp in the push service and in "System / Event Log"

Security:

  • Improved More detailed message about security-relevant changes under "System / Event Log"
  • Improved Display of the ports that can be reached from the home network under "Diagnostics / Security"
  • Change Waiting for the additional confirmation of a change is indicated by the flashing of all LEDs

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HKR 2021-08-21