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SaferVPN Setup on FRITZ!Box Router

Updated on: 2017-07-09 13:26:37 UTC

Introduction

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The SaferVPN software allows you to establish a VPN connection over the Internet from a Windows computer to your FRITZ!Box and then access all of the devices and services in the FRITZ!Box home network.

Make sure you have the following things with you before you proceed:

  • A working Internet Connection.
  • FRITZ!Box Router.
  • The SaferVPN app installed on your device.

In order to set up SaferVPN on Sagemcom Livebox router, follow our step by step guide detailed below:

Setup SaferVPN using WPS method (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)

The FRITZ!Box is already prepared for WPS in the factory settings. If you changed the FRITZ!Box's wireless settings, configure using the following steps:

  1. Click "Wireless" ("WLAN") in the FRITZ!Box user interface.
  2. Click "Security" in the "Wireless" ("WLAN") menu.
  3. Click on the "WPS Quick Connection" tab.
  4. Enable WPS.
  5. Select "Push-Button method (WPS-PBC, Push Button Configuration)" and click "Start WPS".

Establishing a wireless connection to the FRITZ!Box

Windows 10

  1. Click "Settings" in the Windows start menu.
  2. Click "Network and Internet" and then "Wi-Fi" in the "Settings" menu.
  3. In the list of available connections, click the one that displays the wireless network name (SSID) of your FRITZ!Box (for example "FRITZ!Box 7490") and click "Connect".

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  4. Push the "WLAN" button on the top side of the FRITZ!Box for about 6 seconds until the "WLAN" LED on the FRITZ!Box starts to flash.
  5. Click "Yes" when you are asked, "Do you want to allow your PC to be discoverable by other PCs and devices on this network?".

Now the wireless connection is created.

Windows 8

  1. Press the keyboard shortcut "Windows Key" + "C". The Windows sidebar will open.
  2. Click "Settings".
  3. In the list of available connections, click the one that displays the wireless network name (SSID) of your FRITZ!Box (for example "FRITZ!Box 7490") and click "Connect".

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  4. Push the "WLAN" button on the top side of the FRITZ!Box for about 6 seconds until the "WLAN" LED on the FRITZ!Box starts to flash.
  5. Select the answer "Yes, turn on sharing and connect to devices".

Now the wireless connection is created.

Android

  1. Tap the "Settings" icon on the home screen of the Android device.
  2. Choose "Wi-Fi" in the "Settings" menu.
  3. Open "More settings".
  4. Tap "WPS push button". The window "WPS setup" is displayed:

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  5. Push the "WLAN" button on the top side of the FRITZ!Box for about 6 seconds until the "WLAN" LED on the FRITZ!Box starts to flash.
  6. Tap "OK" on your Android device.

Now the wireless connection is created.

Apple MacOS

  1. Click the wireless icon in the upper corner of your screen in the menu bar.

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  2. Select the name of the FRITZ!Box's wireless network (SSID) from the context menu.
  3. Enter the FRITZ!Box's network key in the "Password" field and click "OK".

Now the wireless connection is created.

Apple iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch)

  1. Tap "Settings" on the home screen.
  2. Tap "Wi-Fi" in the "Settings" menu.
  3. If wireless LAN is turned off, tap the "On / Off" icon.
  4. Under "Choose a network..." tap the name of the FRITZ!Box's wireless network (SSID).

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  5. Enter the FRITZ!Box's network key in the "Password" field and tap "Join".

Now the wireless connection is created.

Configure SaferVPN with the FRITZ!Box  

  1. Launch the SaferVPN app on your device.
  2. Enter the SaferVPN username and password to log in.
  3. Select the server from the list of servers to establish the VPN connection.
  4. Now click on Connect button and wait till the connection is established.

You are now connected to the SaferVPN server.

 

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