If a large number of network devices are logged into a router, it can slow down Internet performance for a single device. So that important connections get the necessary bandwidth, you can set up rules and filters to prioritize certain devices and applications. There is one exception, however: as soon as a DECT telephone connection is established, it always has the highest priority so that the telephone call can be transmitted in good quality.
How to set up priorities on the FritzBox
Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the brief instructions .
quick start Guide
- Call up the user interface of your FritzBox via fritz.box and log in to adjust the settings.
- Click Internet on the left, then select Filters .
- Here you will find the tab " Prioritization ". Now select one of the three prioritization categories to which you want to assign your application or your device:
- Real-time applications
- Prioritized applications
- Background applications
In the area of the prioritization rule
you have selected, click on " New rule
" and select your device
from the drop-down menu . If you want to prioritize an entire device, you have to select " All
" in the drop-down menu for network applications . Otherwise, click now on the name of the network application
that you want to prioritize. Finally, all you have to do is click OK
to save the rule. This is applied immediately.