Surprise: the old FritzBox 3490 starts updating to FritzOS 7.29

AVM has now started updating FritzOS 7.29 for the first FritzBox. This update is special – because it comes to them Fritz Box 3490, and thus for a router that has been available for more than seven years.

The recent update to the functionality of the FritzBox 3490 at the beginning of this summer was a surprise, because AVM had originally placed this model in the list of models that should no longer receive updates. Therefore, AVM router users should be especially happy with the update message, even if the new version 7.29 will only bring improvements and bug fixes in this case. Users using the router with macOS will receive an important bug fix. Because it is likely related to Macos Big Sur, version 11.3, Cannot create network drive connection (SMB abbreviation). That is now fixed.

With each new update of FritzOS, AVM also updates security functionality and therefore recommends that all devices implement new updates as soon as possible as soon as they appear. However, details are rarely provided, not even this time. Full information about all new updates can be obtained from Get the AVM website. There you’ll find tips for updating and help if something doesn’t work right away.

Release Notes FritzOS 7.29.0

  • System: Increased Stability Enhanced
  • WLAN: Increased improved stability
  • USB: Fixed With macOS Big Sur v11.3, a connection to a network drive (SMB) could not be established

More information about the update and download packages can be found directly at AVM site.

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