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Again if it shows "Do you want to use a connection that you already have? If you don't know about these things, you can contact the customer care and ask them." message, select "No, create a new connection" option and click on Next button. Generally for GSM mobile phones and USB modems, the dial-up phone number is *99# or *99***1#. For CDMA mobile phones and USB modems (Tata Photon ), the dial-up phone number is #777 and username and password is internet (all in small letters). Click on Connect button and you should get connected to Internet without any problem.Default is Hi Link mode where it functions as router doing NAT and other nastiness much like more traditional 4G routers connected over WLAN or Ethernet.Unsurprisingly default mode is Hi Link, but luckily it can be changed to Stick mode getting rid at least one layer of NAT and related issues.
On this site, getting your modem’s unlock code is as simple as entering your modem’s IMEI, enter the CAPTCHA code and click on the “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 E156 E155, E1550 E1552, E156G E160, E160G E161 E166, E169 E169G, E170, E172, E176 E1762 E180 E182E E196 E226 E270, E800, E870 E880 EG162 E880 EG162 EG162G EG602 EG602G, E271, E272, E510 E612 E618 E630 , E620 E630 E660 E660a As you can see, the unlock code generated is the same as the one generated by the online unlock key generator above. To make use of the unlock code, insert an unauthorized sim card to your Huawei modem.
Feel free to skip them and then start again from beginning when Mr Error #19 and Mrs. If you've tried this before coming to here I'm sure you've seen those "open Project Mode.html" instructions. You can get E3372h-153's from Ebay for 29€/each including shipping from Latvia.
Those are for older models like E3372s and won't work with E3372h. Your E3372h is now in stick mode, presents itself as NCM device that's compatible with Windows Mobile Broadband feature and also with huawei_cdc_ncm under Linux. This means to connect Internet use built in features of your operating system, stay away from "Mobile Partner" etc. :) If you don't root it someone else probably will given Huawei track record on security... Downside on these cheap ones is broken locking tabs on top cover.
He was using Tata Photon wireless broadband data card which allows you to enjoy broadband speed (kind of) using a USB drive.
He told us that it was working fine in previous Windows versions including Windows 8 but when he tried to use it in Windows 8.1, he got following error message: I have Dell Vostro laptop and Tata Photon data card.
Most of the time however, these unlocking service comes with a small fee.