Updating firmware huawei e220
There are many methods available to flash firmware to Huawei E5186. I always use the advanced method as the basic method never work for me. Select your network card, tick force upgrade and select the firmware 4.
The chronology is really simple, put your router into firmware update mode and flash it using the Huawei Multicast Upgrade Tool and wait for at least 7 passes.
After flashing the modem only customized modem accepts unlock code. Now check mark on “Auto remove the device after update”. Now click Next button to begin the firmware upgrade. Thus, do not unplug the USB Modem or shutdown PC during the upgrade process.
Huawei modems come in market with old software and lower version firmware.
April 6, 2010 by Vincent It’s not difficult to look for unlocking service for Huawei USB 3G modem online.
Most of the time however, these unlocking service comes with a small fee.
Earlier Vodafone were also providing e220 with their connection after that many service providers had starting providing it.
I had previously written article about “How to update the dashboard of any Huawei modem? Today, I am writing an article about how to update the firmware of any Huawei modem?
Some modems come with customized firmware and to unlock it, you need to flash the firmware first. Please note that any disruption to the upgrade process will corrupt the firmware.
You will need to configure the Ethernet interface of your computer to use a static IP in order for the router to be connected. Turn off your router and exit Multicast Upgrade Tool.
How to configure the Ethernet Properties is different depending on the version of OS you are having. Remember to configure your computer to obtain an IP automatically once you are done with flashing your router. Run Huawei Multicast Update Tool, it may require you to set the path to 3.