I don't know why you would want learn how to unlock Huawei USB modem sticks from Globe, Smart or Sun but then again people do have reasons. It could be because you feel you got ripped off by Sun's claim that they have the most consistent and fastest connection around the nation. It could be because you want to try another network's internet capability. Well, whatever your reason, you're at the right place.
There are a couple of ways to unlock a Huawei USB modem for free. You can do it via a free download program or via a web page, both the easiest ways to unlock an internet dongle. Just check out the following guide to learn how to unlock a Globe, Sun or Smart Huawei USB modem stick for free.
How to Unlock Globe, Sun, and Smart Huawei USB Modem Stick for Free
How to unlock Huawei USB modem stick via a web page
This method supports only the following Huawei USB stick models: 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
1. Go to this site: http://a-zgsm.com/huawei.php;
2. Type in your device's IMEI number. It's usually printed at the back of the dongle or inside the SIM card compartment;
3. Enter the security code located at the right (the numbers) to ensure that you are human and not a bot;
4. Press "Calculator". The web page will return to you your device's unlock code and flash code. Remember the codes;
5. Now insert a SIM card that is not native to the internet dongle e.g. If your Huawei USB modem is from Sun Cellular, insert a SIM card from Smart, another network provider so to speak;
6. Plug it in again to your computer. The dongle will prompt you to enter an unlock code. Enter the unlock code generated by the web page;
7. Congratulations. You now have an unlocked Huawei USB modem stick.
How to unlock Huawei USB modem stick via a program
1. Download this program: Huawei USB Code Generator;
2. Run the program and enter your device's IMEI number;
3. The program will generate your device's unlock code and flash code. Keep the codes;
4. Insert a non-native SIM card (SIM card from another network provider) to your device;
5. Plug the dongle to your computer. The dongle will ask for the device's unlock code. Enter the unlock code generated by the program;
6. Congratulations. You have successfully unlocked your Huawei USB modem.
These methods though are not fail proof. There are exceptional cases wherein nothing will happen during the process or wherein your device would get broken. Then again, you can always stay away from unlocking your Globe, Sun or Smart USB modem.
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