We recently covered the review of BSNL 3G services and in that we had mentioned about ‘unlocked’ Huawei E122 3G USB data modem. Almost all Huawei modems be it 2G or 3G can be unlocked with the help of third-party applications. These hardware are usually supplied with hardware locked to a particular carrier making it impossible for a novice user hack it to use it with any other service provider.
Here we are presenting few unlocking tools collected from across the web that can do the unlocking job for you. Before you try to flash your Huawei 2G/ 3G USB modem make sure that you remove the micro SD and SIM card from the respective holders.
Steps to Unlock Huawei 2G/ 3G USB Data Modem
Unlocking Huawei 2G/ 3G USB modem basically includes 2 process
1) Generating the unlock code ( using IMEI )
2) Flashing the device with that unlock code
1) How to calculate/ generate Huawei 2G/ 3G USB data modem unlock code
There are several tools available freely that can be downloaded and used. All these tools generate unlock codes based on the IMEI number. Make sure the tools you use are free from trojans and other malware. Here are some of the tools you can use. Feed in your device IMEI number to any of the below mentioned tools to generate the unlock code. The IMEI number can be found on the rear side of hardware usually.
- Universal MasterCode
This Huawei unlock tool supports the following devices:
E156 E155, E1550 E1552, E156G E160, E160G E161 E166, E169 E169G, E170, E172, E176 E1762 E180 E182E E196 E226 E270, E800,E870 E880 EG162 E880 EG162 EG162G EG602 EG602G, E271, E272, E510 E612 E618 E630 ,E620 E630+ E660 E660a
Download Huawei USB modem Universal MasterCode
- Huawei Unlocker ( A )
Download Huawei Unlocker for data modems
- Huawei Unlocker ( B )
Similar tool like the above mentioned unlocker.
Download Huawei Unlocker
- Online Huawei modem Unlock code tool
The Huawei online unlocker tool supports:
E1550, E155, E156, E156G, E160, E160G, E161, E166, E169, E169G, E170, E172, E176, E180, E182E, E196, E226, E270, E271, E272, E510, E612, E618, E620, E630, E630+, E660, E660A, E800, E870, E880, EG162, EG162G, EG602, EG602G
- Another online Huawei modem unlocker
Go to this url- http://www.bb5.at/huawei.php?imei=**************** and replace ************* with your modems IMEI number and that site will instantly show you the unlock code of your modem.
2) How to Flash your Huawei 2G/ 3G modem with the generated code
Once after generating your Huawei modems unlock code by feeding in IMEI you have to flash the device with that code. This can be done by
- Huawei Modem Code Writer
After your Huawei modem is successfully detected then feed in your unlock code got from the aforementioned tool and you are good to go. Your Huawei modem is now unlocked to work with any service provider.
Download Huawei Modem Code Writer.
- Another way to unlock your Huawei 3G modem is by manually entering the unlock code. For this insert any other service providers SIM and when you get the pop up asking for unlock code, enter the code you got from the unlocking tool.
NOTE: Some Huawei modem cannot be unlocked because it’s having a Customized Firmware. You need to flash/update the firmware first before performing this unlocking procedure.
PS: All these are third-party apps which din’t give any threat warning while scanned using Eset nod 32. Try at your own risk. We can’t be held responsible if trouble occur.