turned off DHCP

If you turned off your DHCP server follow these steps to connect to FritzBox settings.

  • Set your computer IP to and your mask to
  • Then go to, login and re-enable the DHCP server.

On gnome turn the wired connection off on again to apply the settings.

Note: why in the hell does FritzBox 7490 require a land-line telephone to be physically factory reset?