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January 22nd, 2013

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Registering a DECT cordless telephone to FRITZ!Box

Up to six cordless DECT telephones that support the DECT/GAP profile can be registered with the FRITZ!Box. DECT-GAP is a common standard for cordless telephones and wireless data transmission that all DECT cordless telephones from AVM support. For the registration procedure you can either use the telephone menu or the Wizard for Telephony Devices in the FRITZ!Box user interface.

Follow the steps in the section that describes your scenario.

Note:Our documents generally refer to the latest version of the FRITZ!Box firmware.

1 Registering the telephone via the wizard

  1. Open the user interface of the FRITZ!Box.
  2. Click “Telephony” and then “Telephony Devices”.
  3. Click “Configure New Device”.
  4. Select the option “Telephone (with or without answering machine)” and click “Next”.
  5. Select “DECT (cordless telephone)” and click “Next”.
  6. Start the registration procedure on the cordless telephone you wish to register, then click “Connect” and follow the instructions of the wizard.
  7. When asked to do so, enter the PIN of the FRITZ!Box on the telephone. The PIN is “0000” upon delivery.Note:It is not necessary to press the DECT button on the FRITZ!Box during this setup procedure via the wizard.
  8. Make sure that the wizard selects the 7155xxx number for conducting calls and it is set to react to all calls.

2 Using menu to register a telephone

Registering an AVM DECT cordless telephone

  1. Switch the telephone on and press the right select button “Register”.
    • If “register” is not displayed above the right select button:
      1. Press the “Menu” button.
      2. Select “Settings” and then press “OK”.
      3. “Registration” > “Register” > “OK”
  2. Select a base station and click “OK”.Note:You can select any base station. This simply determines the name of the DECT base station that appears in the telephone.
  3. Enter the four-digit PIN of the DECT base station and confirm it with “OK”.Note:The PIN of all FRITZ!Box devices is “0000” upon delivery.
  4. Wait until the message “Please press and hold down the registration key on the base station!” appears. When it does, press the DECT button on your FRITZ!Box.
  5. Press the DECT button on the base station until your telephone displays that registration has been successful.

Registering a DECT cordless telephone from another manufacturer

  1. Put your telephone in registration mode.Note:The registration procedure varies depending on the manufacturer and model. See the manual of your cordless telephone for instructions.
  2. Enter the four-digit PIN of the DECT base station of the FRITZ!Box.Note:The PIN of all FRITZ!Box devices is “0000” upon delivery.
  3. Press the DECT button on your FRITZ!Box. Press the DECT button until your telephone displays that registration has been successful.

 

This Article was taken with permission from the AVM website Original Article.