o2 HomeBox 6641
In this video we’re going to explain you how to set up your o2 HomeBox 6641 (german language):
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To set up your o2 HomeBox there is our set up wizard to your availability. You can use it to activate your telephone connection and to enable your internet connection.
Please have your access data ready, which you have received from o2 together with your confirmation of receipt. After wiring your o2 HomeBox with the help of the configuration wizard of the CD, the installation wizard will start automatically.
If the installation wizard does not start, you can start it manually via the user interface of the o2 HomeBox. In order to do so, please enter o2.box or 192.168.1.1 in the address field of your browser. Please click “weiter” and follow the instructions displayed.
The installation of the o2 HomeBox is also explained in detail in our “Benutzerhandbuch”.
Please install our “o2 Service Suit” afterwards for an automatic support with the installation and optimization of your DSL connection.
Our “o2 Service Suit” is a freeware tool, which:
- helps you to solve problems with your internet connection in a fast and efficient way
- accompanies you in the background and diagnoses emerging problems with your internet connection in real time. It also repairs a lot of those problems automatically
- identifies the optimal WIFI channel in case of difficulties with WIFI and supports you with changing the channel respectively
- supports you with the set up of your o2 e-mail service
- provides you with instructions for the correct set up and maintenance of your internet connection in a way that is easy to understand
You can save the settings regarding your o2 HomeBox to your computer via the user interface of your o2 HomeBox.
This backup file will help you to restore the original settings in case they are lost due to a defect or reset of your HomeBox.
You can save your settings as follows:
- Open the user interface of your o2 HomeBox. Therefore, please enter o2.box or 192.168.1.1 into the address field of your browser.
- Please choose from the column in the left “System” and then “Einstellungen sichern” (save settings).
- Please click “speichern” (save).
The storage location depends on your operating system and your browser. Enter a file name, e.g. config.bin and save your file.
In order to load the saved configurations, please click “Durchsuchen” (search) in the same menu. A dialog window will appear, from which you choose your file and click “Laden” (load). The configuration has now been loaded on your o2 HomeBox.
Restart, Factory Reset, Restoring to Delivery State
If you cannot get access to the user interface of your o2 Homebox or if you forgot your password, you can restart or reset your o2 Homebox manually by pressing the reset button of your HomeBox.
You will find the reset button on the back of your HomeBox next to the on-/off button. It is labelled with “Reset”.
Please us a small pen or the like to press the reset button.
- Restart: Press and hold the reset button for about 2 seconds. Your HomeBox will restart. Your settings will be maintained. The Power-LED will blink in red colour briefly and will then change to a green colour. Release the reset button and wait for 2 minutes. Your o2 HomeBox is now ready to be used again.
- Factory Reset: Press and hold the reset button for about 6 seconds. The delivery state will be restored and all your settings will be lost. Release the reset button. Your o2 HomeBox is ready to be used again as soon as the Power-LED blinks in green colour permanently.
You will find further information on how to install your HomeBox in our “Benutzerhandbuch”
In the following overview we provide your with the most important technical details of th o2 HomeBox 6641.
ADSL2+ and VDSL2 | Annex B, U-R2, T-Com 1TR112 |
Wide Area Network (WAN-) Ethernet connection via DSL/ETH-socket
app. 259.96 x 158.42 x 26.80 mm
2 substations to connect analog devices, DECT/CAT-iq 2.0 Basis Station and ISDN connections for telephone
4 Gigabit Ethernet-connections (10/100/1000 Base-T MDI/MDIX) for network devices (computer, HD Media Receiver, gaming devices)
Wireless Network (WiFi)
802.11 b/g/n up to 300 Mbit/s
802.11 ac up to 1,3 Gbit/s
PPPoE as described in RFC 2516
Internet Control Message Protocol
IPv4 and IPv6 dual stack
Network-Applications DHCP Server/Client
Network Time Protocol (NTP)
Dynamic DNS client
USB printer and mass storage
Security Integrated SPI-Firewall
WLAN: WEP-, WPA- and WPA2-encryption
MAC address filtering
Server and Device Management
Web Server with HTTP Version 1.0 and 1.1
Web-based device management
Operating Voltage: 12V 2,5 A
Maximum Power Consumption: 30W
Average. Power Consumption: 7,4W (without active conversations or connected USB devices)
Reset-Button incl. Multifunction
Button for activation of WIFI base station
Button for DECT/CAT-iq basis
Table device, wall mounting possible
LED-display/sockets are conform to TR-068
Telephony Set Up
In order to ensure incoming accessibility and outgoing presentation of your telephone number is executed correctly with your o2 HomeBox, please perform a re-configuration as follows:
Settings that have to be carried out on your o2 HomeBox:
Via path GUI -> Telefonie -> Konfiguration -> Tab “ISDN-Geräte”
Internal ISDN devices have to be created. In the example displayed, you can assign a MSN to one of your handheld devices to your ISDN device, respectively. For this to work correctly, ISDN devices have to be created in the same number as handheld devices (3). Therefore, please click “ISDN-Gerät hinzufügen” (add ISDN device), respectively. You can choose a name (no spaces allowed) and add the internal number. Afterwards, please save your settings by clicking on “Speichern”.
The settings as shown in the example should be adjusted as follows:
Via path GUI->Telefonie->Rufnummernplan->Tab “Eingehende Anrufe” (incoming calls)
The internal call numbering plan will be created on your o2 HomeBox. You can define which telephone number will be assigned to its respective ISDN device.
Via path -> GUI -> Telefonie -> Rufnummernplan -> Tab “Ausgehende Anrufe” (outgoing calls)
As well as for incoming calls, you can define the call allocation for outgoing calls of your o2 HomeBox.
Configuration of Your ISDN Devices and Telecommunications System
You can connect ISDN devices. In order to use the functionality of your telecommunications system of your o2 HomeBox for your connected ISDN devices, they have to be listed in the user interface and internal telephone numbers have to be assigned respectively. Afterwards, those internal telephone numbers have to be registered with your ISDN telephone. Please read the manual of your telephone manufacturer. If this has been successful, you can use your ISDN telephones to e.g. call internally and use other functions of your telecommunications system of your o2 HomeBox. ISDN telephones will not be listed automatically in the delivery state of your o2 HomeBox.
To register ISDN telephones with your o2 HomeBox 6641, click
- ISDN Gerät hinzufügen
In the first step please choose a name for your telephone. Then you assign an internal number for your telephone. Save your settings with the “Speichern”-button. Please ignore the error message on the left. In our example, 3 handheld devices are created with names and internal numbers, respectively.
Please choose which number shall be used for incoming calls. If you ordered a product with several telephone numbers and want to use them, please enter which number shall be assigned to which telephone (via path GUI -> Telefonie -> Rufnummernplan -> Tab “Eingehende Anrufe”).
Please assign a number to each telephone, which should be used for outgoing calls. Those numbers can be displayed for the recipient of the call. If you ordered a product with several telephone numbers and want to use them, please enter which number shall be displayed with the respective telephone (via path GUI -> Telefonie -> Rufnummernplan -> Tab “Ausgehende Anrufe”).
Configurations on Your ISDN Device
By the so-called “Rufnummer-Mapping” (number mapping) in your o2 HomeBox 6641 the allocations of your ISDN device have to be adjusted. Per usual the telephone numbers are created without area code. Therefore, the internal telephone numbers have to be adjusted accordingly.
Please note that for your terminal device the 2-digit internal number has to be set. If the usual telephone number is used with or without area code, you will not be able to use your device.
Quick start guide
- quick start guide for the o2 HomeBox 6641 (english) - DOWNLOAD
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Latest Update: 01/2021