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FRITZ!OS 7.20, modifiche introdotte da AVM
The update file "FRITZ.Box_7590-xx.xx.image" on contains the latest FRITZ!OS (Firmware) for the FRITZ!Box 7590.
**Attention:** This update file is only intended for use with FRITZ!Box 7590!
Please follow the instructions at the end of this file to install the update.
Product: FRITZ!Box 7590
Version: FRITZ!OS 7.20
Language: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Spanish
Release date: 06/07/2020
# Top functions of FRITZ!OS
- more Wi-Fi security thanks to new WPA3 encryption
- public Wi-Fi for guests with encrypted data (OWE)
- better Wi-Fi performance with mesh steering and mesh autochanel
- convenient enabling and disabling of internet access for specific devices
- nearly triple the VPN performance
- secure telephony with German Telekom due to encrypted voice
- more comfort for your online contacts, answering machine and fax
- smart telephone book shows matching entries while dialing on FRITZ!Fon
- support for new products: FRITZ!DECT 500 LED light and four-button FRITZ!DECT 440 switch
- multilingual: change the language of your FRITZ!Box and FRITZ!Fon
- faster FRITZ!NAS (\\fritz.nas) with new SMB version
# New functions of FRITZ!OS
## Internet:
- **NEW** With parental controls enabled, settings and ticket entry for the device to be accessed are displayed when the user interface is opened
- **NEW** Support for encrypted resolution from domain names to IP addresses (DNS over TLS)
- **NEW** Simplified configuration of internet connection on 1&1 lines (zero-touch)
## DSL:
- **NEW** Support for VDSL Long Reach
## Wireless:
- **NEW** Encryption according to the new WPA3 standard (including Wi-Fi guest access, connections to Mesh Repeaters and internet access via Wi-Fi with SAE)
- **NEW** An open Wi-Fi network can be offered at the Wi-Fi guest access, in which only data are transmitted in encrypted form (Enhanced Open/Opportunistic Wireless Encryption, OWE)
- **NEW** 160-MHz channel bandwidth is now always active in the 5-GHz band, providing for very high transmission rates with compatible wireless devices
- **NEW** "Zero Wait DFS" (no waiting times for radar events) also possible for 160 MHz bandwidth (5-GHz band)
## Mesh:
- **NEW** Mesh auto-channel: Accounts for the wireless environment of the Mesh Repeater in selecting the best Wi-Fi channel for the entire Mesh
## Telephony:
- **NEW** Support for online contacts from Apple (iCloud), Telekom Mail, and CardDAV providers
- **NEW** Support for encrypted telephony (TLS and SRTP) for Deutsche Telekom, Easybell and
- **NEW** Nine new ring tones to choose from
- **NEW** Smart telephone book displays matching suggestions even during number entry
- **NEW** Sound settings for playing back web radio stations and to improve the speech quality of telephone calls
- **NEW** Start screen to display the temperature of a compatible Smart Home device in the home network (for instance, FRITZ!DECT 200, FRITZ!DECT 30x, FRITZ!DECT 440)
## Home Network:
- **NEW** Network passwords for the powerline network can now be changed on FRITZ!Powerline devices connected directly (via LAN)
## Smart Home:
- **NEW** Smart Home: NEW - Reworked Smart Home pages on the FRITZ!Box user interface
- **NEW** Smart Home: NEW - Synchronization of the temperature setting, the boost mode and open window detection within a group of radiator controls
- **NEW** Smart Home: NEW - Display of total consumption (kWh) of the past two years for the smart plugs FRITZ!DECT 200 and 210
- **NEW** Smart Home: NEW - The "Adaptive Heating" feature of the FRITZ!DECT 301 makes the configured temperature available at the desired time
- **NEW** Smart Home: NEW - Supports the FRITZ!DECT 500 LED light
- **NEW** Smart Home: NEW - Supports the four-button switch FRITZ!DECT 440
- **NEW** Smart Home: NEW - Supports the DECT ULE/HAN FUN roller blinds profile
## USB:
- **NEW** The SMBv3/v2 protocol of the Windows network drive function is supported by default; optionally, SMBv1 can still be supported
- **NEW** Media contents like images, music and videos are indexed automatically with "Refresh index automatically" and made available to the home network
## System:
- **NEW** Time period for automatic updates can be defined
- **NEW** NEW - Users supported in becoming acquainted with FRITZ!Box functions with welcome page
- **NEW** Display of the user interface in English, French, German, Italian, Polish or Spanish
- **NEW** Setting of language, country and time zone for FRITZ!Box operation
## Mobile Communications:
- **NEW** Expanded failover protection to automatically switch to an internet connection using the mobile broadband modem when the internet connection via the DSL or WAN connection fails
## Repeater:
- **NEW** Support for encryption according to the WPA3 standard (SAE)
- **NEW** Optimization of repeater connection with a FRITZ!Box with support for Wi-Fi channels 160 MHz wide
# Further Improvements of FRITZ!OS
## Internet:
- **Improved** Message upon failed ticket entry (parental controls)
- **Improved** Display and modification of the IPv6 Interface ID under "Home Network / Network / Network Connections"
- **Improved** Any domain name can be used to address a VPN remote peer, not just MyFRITZ! domain names
- **Improved** NetBIOS permission can be configured individually for a single VPN connection
- **Improved** Ticket for parental controls can be entered before start of online block, so that usage time can be extended without interruption
- **Improved** Additional links from the user interface in the online help for IPv4 and IPv6 routes under "Network Connections"
- **Improved** Optimized display of the DSL/Fiber information in the user interface
- **Improved** IPv6 prefix delegations and IPv6 subnets are displayed under "Home Network / Network / Network Settings"
- **Improved** IP address range for guest network increased to up to 253 devices
- **Improved** Incorrect configuration by using the same network address on both sides of a LAN-LAN linkup for VPN prevented
- **Improved** Access to the domain for a downstream FRITZ!Box registered with MyFRITZ! allowed from the home network
- **Improved** Greatly improved performance for VPN
- **Improved** In the context of encrypted name resolution (DNS over TLS, DoT), SNI (Server Name Indication) is supported
- **Improved** Support for multiple DNS queries over a single TCP connection
- **Change** Unnecessary settings option for connection speed removed from "IP Client" mode
- **Change** Button for changing the access profiles under the Parental Controls Overview in the user interface
- **Change** First configuration simplified by removing the double query about DSL or WAN connection
- **Change** Kabel BW and Unitymedia removed from provider list
- **Change** "Emule" protocol removed from selection for port sharing
- **Change** IP compression (data compression) is no longer supported in VPN connections
- **Fixed** Option for "PPPoE Passthrough" missing under "other providers"
- **Fixed** "Diagnostics / Function" showed wrong error message for MyFRITZ! registration for FRITZ!Boxes in IP client mode
- **Fixed** Defective links behind "MyFRITZ!" under "Diagnostics / Security"
- **Fixed** VPN connection name was not displayed in network connections and Mesh Overview
- **Fixed** In the VPN overview table "local network" was missing and "remote network" left empty
- **Fixed** Devices that are connected to a downstream router via IPv6 prefix delegation received no IPv6 internet connection when parental controls were enabled
- **Fixed** Devices that are connected to a downstream router via IPv4 static routes received no IPv4 internet connection when parental controls were enabled
- **Fixed** Port sharing for different devices with the same name could not be created
- **Fixed** Adaptations of DSL line speed were no longer accounted for after restart
- **Fixed** Occasional restarts of FRITZ!Box during many parallel FTP transmissions over WAN
- **Fixed** Problems with umlauts in the parental control filter lists
- **Fixed** Guest network lock in the parental controls did not lock reliably
- **Fixed** No automatic Wake on LAN (WoL) via VPN
- **Fixed** Prioritization settings for devices with the "Everything except surfing and mail" access profile were no longer applied after rebooting
## DSL:
- **Improved** Interoperability for supervectoring 35b
- **Change** Resdesigned display of the "DSL Information" in the user interface
## Wireless:
- **Improved** Redesigned the print output of information on the wireless guest access
- **Improved** "WPA3" option added to the encryption of the FRITZ!Box in "Mesh Repeater" operating mode
- **Change** Reworked information page (for instance, after changes to Wi-Fi configuration)
- **Change** WPS/PIN method removed
- **Change** Outdated WPA/TKIP encryption removed
- **Fixed** "Wireless / Guest access": Duration for disabling automatically could not be changed
- **Fixed** Sorting by MAC addresses in "Wi-Fi / Wi-Fi Network / Security" did not work
- **Fixed** "Delete" button for devices was displayed even if the device could not actually be deleted
- **Fixed** PMF option no longer offered for "WPA/TKIP" encryption selection
- **Fixed** Detection of interference did not work under certain rare circumstances
- **Fixed** Time stamp "Wireless LAN channels used" corrected (5-GHz band)
- **Fixed** Incorrect entry no longer appears in the "Event Log" when individual wireless bands were enabled or disabled manually on a FRITZ!Repeater 3000
## Mesh:
- **Improved** Rendering of DHCP host name, media server name and SMB name on Mesh Repeaters improved
- **Improved** Improved text for configuration of a FRITZ!Box as a Mesh Repeater
- **Improved** Better detection of terminal devices that cannot be rerouted via Mesh steering
- **Improved** Notification in FRITZ!Box log when a network loop is created (for instance, simultaneous LAN and wireless connection to the same device)
- **Improved** Notification in FRITZ!Box log when a network loop is created (for instance, simultaneous LAN and wireless connection to the same device)
- **Change** On a FRITZ!Box configured as a Mesh Repeater, the option for adopting the settings in the Mesh is offered only after Mesh was enabled on this FRITZ!Box
- **Fixed** Display of FRITZ!Powerline 520/530E in the Mesh connection diagram was not correct
- **Fixed** In certain cases a FRITZ!Repeater was displayed twice in the "Mesh Overview" of the FRITZ!Box
- **Fixed** When telephony in the Mesh is used, telephony registration of a FRITZ!Box used as a Mesh Repeater was sometimes prevented by the Mesh Master
- **Fixed** For wireless guest access the steering characteristics (11k/v) of wireless devices were not taken into account correctly (Google Pixel 2 and SAMSUNG S10)
## Telephony:
- **Improved** Calls from door intercoms (including images) added to "Calls" push mail
- **Improved** "Always register via an internet connection" option added for SIP trunk providers
- **Improved** More detailed messages for security-relevant changes to settings
- **Improved** New telephony providers added for the country setting "Italy": TIM, Fastweb, Vodafone and others
- **Improved** Telephony providers O2, PYUR and multiple SIP trunk providers added
- **Improved** Telephone numbers can be assigned to multiple answering machines, so that up to ten different greetings can be scheduled to play on one telephone number
- **Improved** For operation of ISDN devices, advanced settings are offered under "Telephony Device" in the user interface
- **Improved** The call list in the user interface offers a separate view for rejected calls
- **Improved** For company lines (SIP trunk and SIP DDI lines), a settings offered to support setting any telephone numbers desired (CLIP no screening)
- **Improved** Integrated fax function supports sending up to ten pages of text
- **Improved** If a storage location is set in the fax function of the FRITZ!Box, sent faxes will be stored there along with received faxes
- **Improved** New methods for call diversion to external destinations supported for certain telephony providers (302 - Moved temporarily)
- **Improved** Automatic configuration of telephone numbers for provider Telekom adapted to the latest network demands
- **Improved** Increased robustness of telephony against partial failure of network infrastructures when TCP internet protocol in use
- **Improved** Better interoperability with Swiss provider sipcall
- **Improved** Maximum length for hold announcement of answering machine increased from 8 to 30 seconds
- **Improved** Transfer/Forwarding of calls supported (without a query) on IP telephones to other telephones connected with the FRITZ!Box
- **Change** New missed calls are no longer displayed with a flashing "Info" LED on the FRITZ!Box
- **Change** New fax and email messages for answering machine services (like the Telekom SprachBox) are no longer displayed with a flashing "Fon" LED on the FRITZ!Box
- **Fixed** Under the "SIP trunking" selection, telephone numbers could not be created for providers that could be selected for another telephony provider using the same registrar
- **Fixed** Under the "Other Provider" selection, telephone numbers could not be created for providers that could be selected for another telephony provider using the same registrar
- **Fixed** Automatic fax recognition for the telephone numbers of the analog landline could not be set up
- **Fixed** Changes to the settings for the proxy server and STUN server were not adapted in the telephone numbers
- **Fixed** When the fax function was started in the user interface, only an empty page was displayed if there was an entry without a telephone number in the telephone book
- **Fixed** Telephone numbers set to "Only via IPv6" could not be switched to use IPv4 without an IPv6 internet connection
- **Fixed** When preparing a fax in the integrated fax machine for sending, the contents in the "To" field were deleted after selecting a telephone book entry and switching to another input field
- **Fixed** For IP door intercom systems with multiple doorbells, sometime the desired ring tone was not used
- **Fixed** When listening to messages on the integrated answering machine with an ISDN telephone, the key shortcut for callback did not work
- **Fixed** No internet connection with LTE mobile communications dongles from Huawei when using a rate without LTE support
- **Improved** Telephone book display for FRITZ!Fon C4, C5 and C6 now faster
- **Improved** Setting up call blocking in the handset is now easier
- **Improved** Display of FRITZ!Box events with "OK" button in the "FRITZ!Box" start screen
- **Improved** Pictures can also be browsed with up/down rocker
## Home Network:
- **Improved** "Mesh" added to properties in the network connection overview
- **Improved** Mesh icon shifted in the Mesh table from the "Connections" column to the "Properties" column
- **Improved** Reliable display of new AVM Powerline products in the FRITZ!Box home network
- **Improved** More reliable indication of low powerline data rates in the FRITZ!Box home network
- **Change** "Smart Home" menu moved to top menu level and "DECT" menu moved to the telephony menu
## Smart Home:
- **Improved** Fiber: Improved - Optimized display of the "Fiber Information" in the user interface
- **Change** Smart Home: Change - Display of low battery level on Smart Home devices now only on the FRITZ!Box user interface, by push service, and on connected FRITZ!Fon devices
- **Fixed** Smart Home: Fixed - Wrong target temperature when accessing the FRITZ!Box via MyFRITZ!
- **Fixed** Smart Home: Fixed - Template for radiator control did not work if heating was off during 01/01 until 31/12
## USB:
- **Improved** When creating new release links on fritz.nas, the user is informed if the FRITZ!Box is not accessible from the internet
- **Improved** The "USB Devices" and "Storage (NAS)" pages on the user interface were integrated into "USB/Storage" and simplified
- **Change** "USB Devices" and "Storage (NAS)" menus combined under "Home Network / USB/Storage"
- **Fixed** A folder released for sharing was not rendered legibly under "Sharing"
- **Fixed** When uploading a file to fritz.nas by Drag & Drop, each file was uploaded twice
- **Fixed** The time information "Changed On" was given incorrectly on fritz.nas if the language was not set to German in the FRITZ!Box
## System:
- **Improved** Device name displayed the same everywhere in the Mesh
- **Improved** "FRITZ!Box Info" push service now includes an option for information on the "Home network"
- **Improved** New menu icons for "Overview" and "Smart Home"
- **Improved** "Reset" function in details of network devices for deleting all settings for this device
- **Improved** Diagnostics check expanded to include "Mesh", "Internet", "DECT" and "Wi-Fi"
- **Improved** FRITZ!Box support page now includes option to send support data directly to AVM
- **Improved** Separate restoration of settings for the Smart Home and Telephony areas
- **Improved** Modernized display of "LEDs" and other symbols throughout the user interface
- **Improved** Upon the first restart after the update, activation of automatic updates is offered (auto-update level III)
- **Improved** Warning on the FRITZ!Box Overview on selected settings that are not recommended
- **Improved** Page structure simplified in many areas of the user interface to improve usability
- **Improved** Reworked concept for navigation in the wizard for first configuration
- **Improved** Overview of authorized apps in the "System / FRITZ!Box Users" area now also includes rights and time of last login
- **Improved** Update information is included in event log (visible only with the next update)
- **Improved** Update process optimized for automatic updates (silent update, task 60018)
- **Change** WAN port can be switched as 5th LAN interface if this is not needed as a WAN connection to the internet provider
- **Change** In the factory settings, the WAN port always works as a WAN interface (an existing setting as 5th LAN interface for this connection is not changed by the update)
- **Change** Update setting upon delivery is now auto update level III (updates are installed automatically)
- **Change** User with the name "ftpuser-internet" is deleted
## Mobile Communications:
- **Fixed** Detail corrections to settings and status information when using mobile dongles
- **Fixed** Not all of the settings for the SMS message push service could be changed
- **Fixed** Received SMS messages were sometimes rendered with only partial text or with an incorrect time stamp in the push service and in "System / Event Log"
## Security:
- **Improved** More detailed message about security-relevant changes under "System / Event Log"
- **Improved** Display of the ports that can be reached from the home network under "Diagnostics / Security"
- **Change** Waiting for the additional confirmation of a change is indicated by the flashing of all LEDs
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