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Ultimate Geek

# 211626 4-Apr-2017 19:21
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I see Fritzbox has updated to FRITZ!OS: 06.83



Version: FRITZ!OS 6.83


Language: English, French, Italian, Polish, Spanish


Release date: 03/15/2017


New features:


- Reservation of data rates
- Extended Smart Home functions and more for MyFRITZ!
- FRITZ!Fon: new start screens und a night service
- Extra security and network adjustments


Below you find a complete list and descriptions of the new functions in the latest FRITZ!OS, along with a list of further improvements in this version.


New and improved Features in FRITZ!OS 6.83


NEW - Display of Internet use by guests in the Online Monitor
New - Guaranteed data rate for home network devices despite intensive use of the guest network
NEW - Option for autonomous port sharing (UPnP/PCP) can be enabled for each device


NEW - Option to limit the number of outgoing calls to foreign numbers, enabled automatically
NEW - Call diversion applicable to all contacts in a telephone book
CHANGED - Usage of IP-telephony devices require a minimum username length of 8 characters
CHANGED - Permission for IP-Phones for connecting from the Internet is disabled after update*


IMPROVED - Throughput improvement when using a DSL connection without credentials


NEW - Support added for operating CAT-iq 2.0-compliant handsets


Home network:
NEW - IP address (DHCP) can be changed directly in the device details


Smart Home:
NEW - Display of temperature curve over the last 24h for devices with temperature sensor
NEW - Group switching for radiator controls
NEW - Switching of the FRITZ!DECT 200/210 smart plug by sounds, like clapping or knocking


NEW - New convenience features added to user interface and optimized display on smartphones and tablets (responsive design)


NEW - Password for registering an IP telephone with the FRITZ!Box must have at least eight characters. IP telephones with a shorter password will be disabled with this update.
NEW - Certain settings and features require additional confirmation by the user where the FRITZ!Box is located


Storage (NAS):
NEW - FRITZNAS user interface optimized for tablets and smartphones (responsive design)


NEW - Text messages received at mobile communications dongles operating as a modem displayed as events


* We recommend using VPN for remotely connecting IP-telephony devices


Priorities in WiFi


With the FRITZ!OS 6.83 update users can be sure to surf, stream or chat without interference even if the guest network is highly used. So you can decide which transmission rates you and your guests are entitled to. If the FRITZ!Box owners are not online, the guests can enjoy higher data rates. The new online monitor is also very handy, since it now displays the data rates of the guest access on top of the usual downstream rates for Internet and IPTV.


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Ultimate Geek

  # 1759818 9-Apr-2017 15:30
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Anyone tried this release yet?

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  # 1759821 9-Apr-2017 15:50
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Anyone tried this release yet?

Yep, no drama.

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