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Setting up the 1&1 DSL-Router with the 1&1 Start-Code
You can use the 1&1 Start-Code to automatically set up your 1&1 DSL-Router. Any telephone numbers that you have already registered with us will be automatically set up.
Your 1&1 DSL-Router must be connected correctly and your DSL connection switched on.
The device did not automatically establish an internet connection on activation day.
The device must be in its original state or factory settings must have been restored.
You have your 1&1 Start-Code at hand. It is contained in a security letter that also contains your internet login details:
The 1&1 Start-Code is found in the security letter
If you change your internet password in the 1&1 Control-Center, your Start-Code also changes. You can find your altered Start-Code in your 1&1 Control-Center, you do not receive it by letter.
The appearance and menus may slightly differ, depending on the firmware version of the DSL router.
Open the user interface of your 1&1 DSL-Router. Enter http://fritz.box into the address line of your browser (Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer or similar).
Alternatively, you can enter the IP address 192.168.178.1 or the IP address you have set. If you have protected the user interface with a password, enter it now.
Check out the article Cannot open the user interface for the 1&1 DSL-Router if you have any issues.
Accessing the user interface
Enter the preset password (A) that can be found on the bottom of the device (type plate). Then select Anmelden (Login) (B). Enter your own password in case of using older devices.
Enter your 1&1 Start-Code (A). You need to enter this twice for security purposes. Then select Weiter (Continue) (B). Please make sure that you have capitalised the relevant letters.
Entering the Start-Code
The login details for your internet and telephone will now be automatically entered. You will then see an overview of your phone numbers (A). Click on Beenden (Finish) (B).
The article Set-Up your 1&1 DSL-Router without 1&1 Start-Code and Set-Up your Telephone with the 1&1 DSL-Router provides you with all the necessary information to carry out the set-up manually.