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FRITZ!Powerline 1260E Service

Updating FRITZ!OS of a FRITZ!Powerline adapter

FRITZ!OS is the operating system of the FRITZ!Box and other FRITZ! products. We provide updates on a regular basis that add new functions to our products and optimize the software so that it is compatible with the latest technology.

You have several options to install the latest FRITZ!OS on your FRITZ!Powerline adapter:

  • Online update using the FRITZ!Box user interface
  • Online update using the FRITZ!Powerline user interface
  • Manual update using the FRITZ!Powerline user interface

1 Using the FRITZ!Box user interface to update

  1. Click "Home Network" in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Home Network Overview" in the "Home Network" menu.
  3. Click "Perform update" next to the respective FRITZ!Powerline adapter.

2 Using the FRITZ!Powerline user interface to update

  1. Click "System" in the FRITZ!Powerline user interface.
  2. Click "Update" in the "System" menu.
  3. Click "Find New FRITZ!OS".
  4. Click the "Start Update" button.

3 Updating manually

If you cannot use the "online update" function, for example when FRITZ!Powerline is not connected to the internet, update manually:

Downloading the FRITZ!OS file

  1. Call up ftp://ftp.avm.de/fritzpowerline/ in your web browser.
  2. Switch to the folder for your FRITZ!Powerline model, then to the subfolder "other", and then to the folder "fritz.os".
  3. Download the file with the extension ".image" to the computer.

Installing the latest FRITZ!OS

  1. Click "System" in the FRITZ!Powerline user interface.
  2. Click "Update" in the "System" menu.
  3. Click on the "FRITZ!OS file" tab.
  4. Click the "Save settings" button.
  5. Click the "Browse..." or "Choose File" button.
  6. Select the FRITZ!OS file that you downloaded (image file).
  7. Click the "Start Update" button.