Telephony / Telephony Devices
On the "Telephony Devices" page you set up telephones, answering machines, fax machines, telephone systems and door intercom systems that are connected to the FRITZ!Box.
Here you can also configure the answering machine and the fax function of the FRITZ!Box.
Configured Telephony Devices
The overview contains the following information and operating controls for the telephony devices configured in the FRITZ!Box:
|Column||Button||Meaning / Function|
|Line||FRITZ!Box line used|
|Number for outgoing calls||The device uses this telephone number to establish outgoing connections.|
|Incoming Number||The device accepts calls to this telephone number.|
|internal||The device can be reached internally at this telephone number.|
|On/Off switch (for FRITZ!Box answering machines)||The answering machine is switched on. Click on the switch to turn the answering machine off.|
|The answering machine is turned off. Click on the switch to turn the answering machine on.|
|Edit||Opens the device settings.|
|Delete||Deletes the device from the FRITZ!Box user interface.|
Configuring Telephony Devices
Configure all connected telephony devices in the FRITZ!Box. You can configure various settings for the devices that have been set up. If you have multiple telephone numbers, for instance, you can assign your devices different telephone numbers.
Instructions: Configuring a New Device
- Click on the "Configure New Device" button.
- Under "Connected with the FRITZ!Box", select a device type.
- Click on "Next". A Wizard takes you step by step through the device configuration.
Instructions: Assigning Telephone Numbers
Instructions are available here: Assigning Telephone Numbers
Depending on the kind of device (for instance, telephone, fax), you can configure other settings here. Click on the "Edit" button to open the settings.
Configuring the FRITZ!Box Answering Machine
You can use the FRITZ!Box as an answering machine without connecting any additional devices. If you have more than one telephone number, you can set up multiple answering machines (up to 5).
Instructions: Configuring the answering machine
Instructions are available here: Configuring the Integrated Answering Machine
Configuring the FRITZ!Box Fax Function
With the FRITZ!Box you have a fax machine as well. The FRITZ!Box can send and receive faxes without any additional devices or software.
Instructions: Configuring the Fax Function
Instructions are available here: Setting Up the Fax Function
Using Internal Numbers
In the overview of telephony devices you see the internal telephone numbers of the devices. With these telephone numbers you can make (free) internal calls.
Instructions: Making Internal Calls
- On a connected telephone, dial the internal telephone number of another telephone, for instance **610.
- Pick up the handset or press the pick-up button.