Most 3G network operators bundle the device with a contract, with some operators simlocking [8] the device. 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. See Wikipedia’s guide to writing better articles for suggestions. 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. 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. This was the only thing keeping me from upgrading to Leopard. I am preferably looking for something for free, like vodacom’s?

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I think its a Huawei problem not an MTN problem.

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Getting a Huawei E 3G modem to work under Snow Leopard

It worked great under Tiger, but I finally upgraded to Moeem and was wondering if anyone new where I could download a driver that omdem it to run under Leopard. 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. Anyway – it’s working for now. Ok so if i have a Macbook This article’s tone or style may not reflect the encyclopedic tone used on Wikipedia. And i used Card Driver 2.

E works well with Linuxas support for it was added in Linux kernel 2. You can maybe try the Vodacom drivers. Feb 8, 2: It is possible to remove the operator branding by flashing the device with Huawei’s Mobile Partner software.

Feb 17, 1: Feb 8, 5: Joined Jan 26, Messages 16, Relaunching does not solve the problem. This page was last edited on 6 Augustat When you get the drivers etc do this: The device comes with two cables, one short and one long.

How-To: Connect HUAWEI E220 Modem with Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

It is still possible to connect an external antenna without opening the device and using the internal external antenna connector. Posted on Feb 8, 2: 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 ush is not able to provide the full mA milliamperes required for the device to work from one USB interface only.


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. Syndyre Honorary Master Feb 4, Joined Feb 16, Messages They do work with the OSX and E, but you’ll have to figure out how to do it. Reply I have this question too I have this question too Me too Me too.

My provider seems slightly unclear to say the least as to whether an upgrade is available or not, etc.