You might have purchased a Huawei Modem from and internet Service Operator in recent times, and most attimes, Service Operators lock their Modems to use only their network sim cards and nothing more. If any other SIM card is inserted into the Modem and attached to your computer, you’ll get a pop-up window asking you to insert the UNLOCK KEY for the modem in order to access the functions of the Modem with the Alien SIM, well here is a simple guide on How to Unlock any Huawei Modem all for free and by only generating your UNLOCK KEY from a free website. Follow this guide to proceed with the tutorial.

how to unlock a huawei modem

How to Unlock Huawei USB Modem For Free

  1. Visit this website to Unlock Your Modem via
  2. Replace Your-Huawei-Modem-Number in the address with your Actual Huawei Modem IMEI Number, for instance
  3. Now your UNLOCK code would be displayed on the screen, simply copy it out.
  4. Insert your New Sim into your Modem now, once the pop-up window displays for the UNLOCK KEY, type in the Key you copied out earlier.

Yea, you have successfully unlocked your Huawei Modem for free

UPDATE: 31st January 2013

We were meant to know that the above website address no longer works, to Unlock Your Modem Online, simply visit , now type in Your Modems IMEI number in the box provided and click on Calculate Codes. Copy the Unlock Code and use it just like Step3-4 above.


HUAWEI MODEM MODELS SUPPORTED : 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, Vodafone K2540 Vodafone K3515 Vodafone K3520 Vodafone K3565 Vodafone K3715

I hope this helps.



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