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Unlock Huawei Modems

How to Unlock Huawei Modems

 

Follow the steps below to unlock your Huawei modem.

 

B252, B315, E5573 and E5577 Modems

  1. Insert a SIM Card from another network into the modem.
  2. Connect the modem to your computer and type http://192.168.8.1 into the address bar.
  3. Log in as usual and it should pop up a Simlock page
  4. Enter your unlock code where it says SIMLOCK Code and the device should be unlocked

Note: If the popup doesn’t appear then go to: Settings > Advanced Settings > SIM Settings > Unlock Device

Enter your unlock code where it says SIMLOCK Code.

 

E173, E1752C, E3131, E353 or E355 Modems

  1. Go to www.three.ie/broadband-unlock and save Three Broadband Unlock to your Desktop.
  2. Plug the modem to your computer.
  3. Double click on the Three Broadband Unlock icon on your Desktop.
  4. You will be prompted to enter your unlock code.
  5. Enter the code you were given by Three to unlock the modem.
  6. The display will then tell you Unlock Successful.

If you get the message, “Data Card Not Found” please check that your modem is fully plugged into your computer and the modem light is on.

 

* Huawei Modems can only be unlocked on a Window Operating System. For Mac users please unlock on a Windows machine.

 

Hotshot Modems

  1. Insert a SIM Card from another network in to the modem.
  2. Connect the modem to your computer and type http://192.168.1.1 into the address bar.
  3. Log in as usual and click:
  • Settings
  • Dial Up
  • Unlock SIM Card.
  • Enter your unlock code where it say SIMLOCK Code.

 

Error Message

If you get an error message when entering the unlock code, double check that you have entered the code correctly.

 

On the rare occasion that the Unlock Code should fail to unlock your device, contact us at three.ie/chat for help. 

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