In this memory, E devices supplied by mobile operators may contain 3G dialer software written by the operator, while Huawei-branded devices contain Huawei’s original dialing software, which they call ‘Dashboard’. When the device is first attached, Windows will automatically run the software stored on it, unless that feature has been turned off in Windows. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. What you’re expected to see When the device is plugged in you’re expected to see the following appear in the output of dmesg: Views Read Edit View history. For KPN replace ‘vodafoneusbumts’ with ‘kpnumts’.

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The warranty will 2e20 invalidated, but it can be a cheap and functional way to connect an external antenna. Connecting sudo umtson Or if your modem uses e. No, you cannot add it to the chat-script as the modem refuses to authenticate against the SIM if you already did that.

Huawei E HSDPA USB Modem

I verified that one can also connect to the t-Mobile network with this modem and a t-Mobile sim. The external antenna connector is not accessible without opening the device voiding any warranty. Make sure you use the ttyUSB-device of the modem with the lowest number!

Unlocked and unbranded modems can also be bought from independent suppliers. This feature can be bypassed by pressing the Shift key while attaching the device, or by turning off the autostart feature entirely.


Huawei E220 HSDPA USB Modem

This page was last edited on 6 Augustat Views Read Edit View history. For KPN, replace the ‘pct-hsdpa-3g-huawei-evodafone’ by ‘pct-hsdpa-3g-huawei-ekpn’. Some network operators selling the E, however, replace Huawei’s software with their own, which often is software-locked albeit not SIM-locked to work only with the operator’s own network.

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Linux & hsdpa/umts/gprs with Huawei E220 USB dongle

When the dongle is inserted, two devices are created. KPN seems to work too. Updating the modem’s Dashboard does not remove or affect the network-lock that may be in effect with modems purchased subsidized from a service provider that prevents you from using the modem with any service provider.

The E antenna is internal; the USB cable does not act as an antenna. Webarchive template wayback links Wikipedia articles with style issues from January All articles with style issues. End-users can use also third-party open source software PyHumod or freeware MWconn.

Huawei have released new firmware to the operators, who have generally made it available on their websites. It is possible to remove the operator branding by flashing the device with Huawei’s Mobile Partner software.

It is still possible to connect an external antenna without opening the device and using the internal external antenna connector.

Huawei does not publicly release firmware updates for its devices, only Dashboard updates. What you’re expected to see When the device is plugged in you’re expected to see the following appear in the output of hedpa USB disconnect, address 2 [ New USB device strings: There is also a way to do this, open the modem, remove the small internal antenna, and solder a UMTS-antenna cable onto the board.


The standard way of obtaining firmware updates is through the service provider, however some firmware updates are publicly available over the Internet and some users have cross-flashed i. E works well with Linuxas support for it was added in Linux kernel 2. However updating the modem’s firmware may remove this network-unlock or even the opposite, turn a network-unlock free modem into an unlocked one.

Retrieved from ” https: For KPN replace ‘vodafoneusbumts’ with ‘kpnumts’. Hsddpa Huawei E includes its own Windows software in its internal memory, which self-installs through the Windows’s auto-start feature and can be flashed overwritten by the end user. To set things up you need to edit 5 files and create two scripts – the scripts are optional.

Please note that using either vodafone, t-mobile and KPN are mostly the same. Sometimes it looks as if al is fine but no data gets through. January Learn how and when to remove this template message.