Since the release of Windows 7 users have reported a number of issues that require a firmware upgrade to the modem. Flashing the firmware of this device doesn’t change the USB Mass Storage memory used for the operator’s software, therefore connection settings such as APN will be retained. The warranty will be invalidated, but it can be a cheap and functional way to connect an external antenna. 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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Most 3G network operators bundle the device with a contract, with some operators simlocking  the device.
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Huawei does not publicly release firmware updates for its devices, only Dashboard updates. 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. Flashing the firmware of this device doesn’t change the USB Mass Storage memory used for the operator’s software, therefore connection settings dayacard as APN will be retained.
It is possible to remove the operator branding by flashing the device with Huawei’s Mobile Partner software. Since the release of Windows 7 users have reported a number of issues that require a firmware upgrade to the modem. When the device is first attached, Windows will automatically run the software stored on it, unless that feature has been turned off in Windows.
E works well with Linuxas support for it was added in Linux kernel 2.
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Views Read Edit View history. January Learn how and when to remove this adtacard message. The E antenna is internal; the USB cable does not act as an antenna. The warranty will be invalidated, but it can be a cheap and functional way to connect an external antenna.
If the connection is frequently disrupted or is unstable or usable at slow speeds onlythe two plug USB cable should be used instead. This page was last edited on 6 Augustat Some network operators selling huaweii 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.
The 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. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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End-users can use also third-party open source software PyHumod or freeware MWconn. 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.
Webarchive template wayback links Wikipedia articles with style issues from January All articles with style issues. Huawei have released new firmware to the operators, who have generally made it available on their websites.
Most 3G network operators bundle the device with a contract, with some operators simlocking  the device. See Wikipedia’s guide to writing better articles for suggestions. Huawei’s Dashboard and updates for it are also available from Huawei’s website,  or the New Zealand PC World. Launched on 21 June the device is used for wireless Internet access using 3.
The device comes with two cables, one short and one long.
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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’.
The long one has two USB A interfaces, one used for data and power and the other optionally only for assistance power in case the computer is not able to provide the full mA milliamperes required for r220 device to work from one USB interface only. This feature can be bypassed ratacard pressing the Shift huaqei while attaching the device, or by turning off ratacard autostart feature entirely.
The external antenna connector is not accessible without opening the device voiding any warranty. 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. Unlocked and unbranded modems can also be bought from independent suppliers.
Retrieved from ” https: 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 firmware upgrade must be carried out from a machine running Windows XP or Windows Vista and which can see the modem.