What Is MyFRITZ! ?

MyFRITZ! is the easy way from the Internet to your own FRITZ!Box. With MyFRITZ! you can use FRITZ!NAS, the answering machine and the call list from anywhere in the world. Photos, music, video and documents on a storage medium connected to the FRITZ!Box, answering machine messages and the call list are thus available over the Internet. And you own data remain securely stored on your very own FRITZ!Box. For access all you need is a computer, a tablet or a smartphone with a web browser.

How Do I Use MyFRITZ!?

All you have to do is register with MyFRITZ. The rest is child's play: Simply type myfritz.net in your browser window and follow the MyFRITZ! login instructions. Then you will automatically be redirected to your FRITZ!Box, which then displays your personal data as soon as you enter your Internet password.

What Do I Need a MyFRITZ! Account for?

After registration, your MyFRITZ! transmits every IP address change to your MyFRITZ! account so that the FRITZ!Box can always be reached in the Internet. This is what makes it possible to redirect you to your FRITZ!Box whenever you log in to MyFRITZ!.

What Is MyFRITZ! as Compared with DynDNS?

Dynamic DNS services (DynDNS) serve the same purpose as MyFRITZ! and have been available in the Internet for years. Many FRITZ!Box users with more advanced knowledge of networks use dynamic DNS services. AVM developed MyFRITZ! so that even users who do not know much about networks can take advantage of global access to their own FRITZ!Boxes. MyFRITZ! bundles all of the settings needed for secure access to your own data.

Can I Use MyFRITZ! in My Home Network too?

Yes, that's easy in the FRITZ!Box home network. Enter myfritz.box in your browser. You can do this even without registering with MyFRITZ!.

What Does MyFRITZ! Cost?

The service at myfritz.net for access to the user's own FRITZ!Box is available free of charge for all FRITZ!Box customers. Please take note of the terms of use

How Do I Register with MyFRITZ!?

For the one-time registration your computer must be part of the FRITZ!Box network. You must be able to access your e-mail. Please plan about 10 minutes for registration.
  1. Start your browser, enter myfritz.box and follow the link "Access your FRITZ!Box worldwide". Alternatively, enter fritz.box and start registration using the "Internet / MyFRITZ!" menu command.
  2. There are two registration steps on the FRITZ!Box:
    • To generate you MyFRITZ! account, enter your e-mail address and define a MyFRITZ password
    • Define a FRITZ!Box Internet password. Your FRITZ!Box will request this password whenever data are requested from it, or whenever you want to access your FRITZ!Box over myfritz.net.
  3. MyFRITZ! sends you an e-mail with a registration link to your e-mail address. Open this e-mail on the computer connected with your FRITZ!Box, and click the registration link..
  4. The registration link opens a page on myfritz.net, on which we request that you read through and confirm the terms of use. From this page you will be redirected right to the MyFRITZ! page of your FRITZ!Box. Then you will receive a second e-mail confirming your successful registration..
This concludes registration. You can begin using MyFRITZ! now!

What Requirements Must My FRITZ!Box Fulfill?

In order to be able to use MyFRITZ!, you need the firmware FRITZ!OS 5.20 or higher on your FRITZ!Box. MyFRITZ! can be used only in connection with a FRITZ!Box.

Which Security Protocols are Used for MyFRITZ!?

The encrypted https protocol is used for registration and login on the myfritz.net platform and for access over myfritz.net. http is used for the daily update of the IP address on the MyFRITZ! platform. Thanks to a challenge/response authentication, the password is never transmitted as clear text.

For access to the FRITZ!Box interface, https is also used. Since the FRITZ!Box generates its own https certificate, and this certificate does not come from any of the certification authorities preset in common browsers, you must confirm to the browser that the connection should be established. Firefox and Internet Explorer will remember your request and refrain from showing any further warnings.

What Exactly Happens When I Call myfritz.net?

After opening myfritz.net and logging in to your MyFRITZ! account you will be redirected straight to the URL at which your FRITZ!Box is accessible in the Internet. If you registered more than one FRITZ!Box with your MyFRITZ! account, you will be redirected to a device selection page that lists links to all of the registered FRITZ!Boxes. Once you click the desired link, your FRITZ!Box will prompt you to log in. For this you need the FRITZ!Box Internet password you defined during setup.

Which Domain Name Does the FRITZ!Box Have for Using MyFRITZ!?

Upon activation your FRITZ!Box is assigned a random, unused domain name ending with .myfritz.net. Your FRITZ!Box is immediately accessible in the Internet under this name. myfritz.net will redirect you to this name whenever you register on the platform. In addition to access over myfritz.net, the domain can also be opened directly, for instance by a bookmark in your browser.

Can a Single MyFRITZ! Account Be Used for Multiple FRITZ!Boxes?

Yes, you can register multiple FRITZ!Boxes at one MyFRITZ! account. To do this, select the "Register the FRITZ!Box at an existing MyFRITZ! account" option in the "Internet / MyFRITZ!" menu of the FRITZ!Box user interface.

Further Development of MyFRITZ!

The core of MyFRITZ! is to make the user's FRITZ!Box accessible from anywhere. The further development of MyFRITZ! will be oriented toward areas like home automation and taking advantage of the new IPv6 Internet protocol.