Telephony Devices

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:

ColumnButtonMeaning / 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 Connected Telephony Devices

Configure all connected telephony devices in the FRITZ!Box. You can configure various settings like telephone numbers for the devices that have been set up.

Instructions: Configuring a New Device

  1. Select "Telephony / Telephony Devices" in the user interface.
  2. Click on the "Configure New Device" button.
  3. Under "Connected with the FRITZ!Box", select a device type.
  4. Click on "Next" and follow the instructions in the Configuration Wizard.

Instructions: Assigning Telephone Numbers

Instructions are available here: Assigning Telephone Numbers

Additional Settings

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

  1. On a connected telephone, dial the internal telephone number of another telephone, for instance **610.
  2. Pick up the handset or press the pick-up button.