How To Unlock Huawei E1552/E173/E1750/E220 USB Modems

Unlock Any Huawei Modem and Mobile Phone

Have you ever wondered of the possibility of having your Huawei USB Modem unlocked or even turning it universal  in order for you to be able to use it on any network or data service provider?

Whether your answer is no or a yes, just know that such a thing is very possible and very easy to do provided you have a computer where to insert the USB Dongle and any other internet enabled device like a cell phone, mobile device or any other since that’s what you will use to access some webpage to do process your unlock code.

A few days back, I did buy a Huawei USB modem from eBay and after it was mailed to my address, its when I discovered that the modem was network locked meaning that I couldn’t use it for my connection needs in my country since its a different one from that of the one who sold to me the Modem.

And when that happened and basing o the fact that I was in need of the modem urgently, I decided to take a surf ride over the internet where I discovered the different methods and tricks although many of them never worked for me as I expected but nevertheless, I was able to get the right procedures which can be used to unlock most of the Huawei made modems including the E1550, E226, E270, E271, E272, E169G, E170, E172, E510, E612, E618, E630, E630+, E660, E620, E176, E180, E182E, E196, E155, E156, E660A, E800, E870, E880, EG162, EG162G, EG602, EG602G, E156G, E160, E160G, E161, E166, E169 and many other models, and which is the very formula you are soon discovering below.

How To Go About The Whole Unlocking Process

1. Check and write down your modem model and its IMEI number which you can locate behind once you remove the back cover.
2. Insert the unsupported SIM card in your modem and plug in to your computer.

3. Follow all the installation procedures until to the last prompt to “input the unlock code”.
4. Now visit the free online modem unlock calculation sites like or any other, write or paste down your Huawei Modem IMEI number and press submit/calculate.

5. You will be provided with two codes – the unlock code and the flash code.
6. Now copy the unlock code, paste it in where you are prompted to Input unlock code and press OK.

You will have successfully unlocked your modem and you will too be able to use any SIM card of your choice in it.

Written by KWS Adams

My name is KWS Adams . (Call me Kateregga). I am an IT addict who loves playing around with computers and internet. Computers help me try out different things while turning them into reality, while the internet powers me stay live online. Besides computers, I am a project planning and management professional with an Award obtained from MUK, one of the oldest and best Universities in Africa. Find me on Twitter, Facebook and Whatsapp. Find more on how to contact me using the contact me page.


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