AVM has released a new lab version of FritzOS for fiber optic routers. The beta firmware makes it easy to connect existing FritzBoxes to a fiber optic modem and prepares you for the new setup app.
AVM has released a new lab version for router models FritzBox 5590 Fiber, FritzBox 5530 Fiber, FritzBox 7590 AX and FritzBox 7530 AX. Two fiber models get one New fiber optic overview In the user interface. It provides information about connection, connection quality, speed and connection type. This is intended to ensure greater transparency. The connection of a FritzBox is optimized for more providers.
Initial setup will soon be possible through the app
Additionally, AVM Labs writes about updates to routers that have New setup assistant for the MyFritz app Which will soon be released for Android and iOS. It allows you to quickly and easily set up a FritzBox on a fiber optic or DSL connection using your smartphone or tablet The update is considered a preview of the new features of FritzOS 7.70.
The first steps for installation are: download And the lab file (.zip) needs to be unzipped. The file (.image) must then be selected under Update in the FritzBox user interface (fritz.box). The beta firmware is then installed. If you have problems, you can always revert to the official FritzOS version using the same menu item in the user interface. AVM provides a clear summary of the new products:
New performance features at a glance
- Fritz! Laboratory for the popular FRITZ!Box model for fiber optic connections
- New features and benefits for integrated fiber optic FRITZ!Box models
- Simplified connection of existing FRITZ! Box with a fiber optic modem
- Many fiber optic connections are easier to set up with a new smartphone app
- FRITZ! New fiber optic overview for box fiber
- Initial setup of your FRITZ!Box via the MyFRITZ!App iOS and Android for 7590 AX and 7530 AX
- Tip: New and already available for all models from 7.57: Power display for FRITZ!DECT 200 and 210
You can find a full overview of the changes in this lab update on the linked page AVM website.
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