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Huawei Modems are great  portable modems that will help us to gain high speed internet connection while traveling as well when we are at work location.we are going to discuss Unlock procedure of Huawei Modem. A Plenty of Huawei Modems are coming to market day by day. Almost all cellular carrier providers now days sell  huawei modem with their 3G internet Plan at affordable cost.but some how customers not satisfied with their modem provider cellular so, you can shift to other carriers with unlocking huawei modem.
Here is the procedure to unlock Huawei Modem. procedure remain same only firmware will be changed. Lets say if you want to unlock huawei modem e220 the you need to download huawei e220 firmware from our pointed links.

This Entire Unlocking Procedure for Huawei Modem will remain Same. Only huawei firmware update exe will chnaged based on your model.

You need to follow following points and download huawei modem unlocking software before proceed.

Make sure that your  huawei modem is detected on your computer.
You must download huawei firmware and should be saved on your choice of folder on your PC. For Example If you have  huawei modem e220 then you should download huawei modem e220 firmware Update.
Write your huawei modem  IMEI number (IMEI number is a 15 Digit number you will find printed on the device)
Download Universal Master Code.exe -huawei modem unlocker to generate your huawei modem unlocking codes

Steps to Follow for : Huawei modem unlocking

Click on Universal Master Code.exe after download (modem unlocker).Run huawei modem unlocker and it will be like following screen. Enter your  15 Digit IMEI number as shown in the below screen and generate your Unlock Code and Flash Code.


Note down your Unlock code and Flash Code on Paper for a While.

  1. Now you can connect your huawei modem to desktop or Laptop computer. No need to remove SIM CARD from Modem.If you remove it then not an issue.
  2. Once your Modem detected on your USB port.Run  your compatible huawei firmware update.
  3. Let say you are unlocking E22o  then you simply download and run E220Update_11. file and it will automatically detect modem and start processing as shown in below screen.

A post On free huawei  firmware downloads. All


After Upgrading your modem,it will be prompt for the unlock code. Here you have to enter FLASH CODE as your password or unlock code(Try with entering one by one) . Your huawei modem is now unlocked successfully.

Note : You can Download and install Huawei Mobile Partner Software – A latest  version will run on any windows Based operating system from Microsoft. Meanwhile if it will asked for Password/unlock code then,use your unlock code you have generated in the step 1(You Wrote it on Paper..right :) ? ).

Hope you enjoy huawei modem unlocking tutorial, now you can unlcok  any huawei modem by following above procedure.Just make sure, You have to downalod your Compatible firmwares.

My Next post will be on huawei firmwares that will show list of huawei firmware for download. Feel free to ask Any problem about unlocking procedure, I am here to help you with that. looking for your feedback via comments

List of All Huawei Modems:

B960,B970, D100, E122, E150, E153, E1550, E1552,  E1553, E1556, E156,E158,E160,E161, E1612, E169, E1690,  E1692m, E170, E172, E173, E1731, E1732, E177, E1750, E1752, E1756, E176, E1762, E180, E1820, E2010, E219, E220, E226, E230, E270, E272, E367, E372, E510, E583c, E5830, E5832, E5832s, E585, E612, E618, E620, E630, E660, E800, E870, E970, EC121, EC122, EC1260, EC1261, EC1262, EC150, EC152, EC168, EC226, EC321, EC325, EM770, ETS2205, ETS2208, ETS2222, ETS2258, K3520, K3565, K3715, K3765, K4505, R201, UMG169, UMG181, UMG1831


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145 thoughts on “Unlock Any Huawei Modem with Firmware Update

  1. sauvik says:

    i have unlocked it but still it is not registering other sim card of providers like bsnl,voda,airtel,, plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz hlp

    1. sandy says:

      Which Modem you are using have tried to reinstall all software and drivers ?

      1. kharl says:

        sir please help me i want to unlock my huaweie EC5805
        MEID A000002E8FF309

  2. JAY JAY says:

    Pls kindly help me generate the 15-digit unlock code of a MF190 ZTE modem with IMEI no: 865156017175336. Thanks in anticipation.

    1. sandy says:

      try these unlock and flash code

      NCK : 972963135358
      SPCK : 505434845909

  3. chandra sekhar says:

    sir entaku ekkada dash table vastadi sir plz give me suggestion sir………………………..

    1. sandy says:

      Please translate in english

  4. Dipika says:

    Pls kindly help me generate the unlock code of a Huawei E173Cs-1 modem with IMEI no: 863791010317279 according to new algo.
    Thanks in anticipation.

    1. sandy says:

      you need dc unlocker to generate flash and unlock code. i’m also trying to find any software for this!

      1. Dipika says:

        i hv dwnloaded dc unlocker bt it seems to b a paid s/w. the free username and passwrd is nt wrking…

        1. sandy says:

          oh yes that’s only for paid. But new algo is only their in my information if any other avail. in future i will post

    2. sandy says:

      Here is your New Algo Code

      IMEI : 863791010317279
      New Algo NCK 47295238
      Old Algo NCK 50106997
      Flash Code 35625135
      Hash Code eb6d41cadc53602821d2a45f5a1017c8

  5. uday says:

    is there any way to unlock ZTE HSUPA USB STICK. model number is MF 190

  6. podih says:

    huawei e1552

    i cant upgrade my firmware, after searching of device the clicking start they ask for password to continue.

    i know the unlock code of huawei but still i cant unlock. i tried many method of unlocking but im still unlucky.

    please help if you have an idea. just sent me email if ok for you.
    thanks in advance.

  7. podih says:

    not working..
    i know already the unlock code of my huawei e1552 but still i cant unlock because the dashboard are not asking unlocked code when i insert another simcard. i did the manual unlocking but they gave me error.

  8. Prasad says:

    Dear Sandy,

    Please help me to unlock Huawei EC1261. Plese provide me procedure n flash files….

  9. sara says:

    my flash is K3765
    the code master doesn’t work

  10. Siddharth says:

    Please tell me how to unlock Reliance EC159!! plzz

  11. tatitmac says:

    IMEI is : 860369011221502
    Could you please provide codes according to new algorithm ?
    Help is very much appreciated.

  12. alphonsus says:

    sir pls i can’t find firmware for huawei E303

      1. sajid says:

        not getting download from above link..

        plz provide me link

  13. midhun k k says:

    plz kindly help me unlock my “Idea Huawie E303D” modem..
    how to unlock… plz help..

  14. avinash says:

    Please provide me the firmware update for Huawei EC156 modem. Which sim I need to use GSM/CDMA?

    1. sandy says:

      It’s CDMA Modem stay with us updates will post soon

  15. avinash says:

    I opened the Huawei EC156 cover and found QR Code image on the chip cover. I decoded the image and found a 16 digit code. What is the use of this code? can this code unlock the device?

    1. sandy says:

      NO only software that can do unlocking your device. The code you seen may be IMEI of your modem also check here Firmware updates for your device

  16. Ram says:

    I have huawei E303 hilink modem which is unlocked. Can I change its firware to E303C firmware

    1. sandy says:

      i don’t think so try yourself on own risk but why you need to do this ?

  17. avinash says:

    Sorry it is not the IMEI, I have the IMEI. The page does not contain firmware for EC156, it contain EC150, EC152 etc. Please provide a best solution to use the device for other cdma sim as like Auto Apn in GPRS.

  18. saurabh says:

    could u please tell me how to unlock my aircel huawei e303s modem..??
    Please generate the unlocking code for this modem
    imei 867648011736152
    pls. Post me i have only 2 attempts left..!!

  19. addy says:

    While trying to unlock i accidentally install mobile patner in my Aircel Huawei E303s modem… After that it was not detected by my system.even after installing mobile patner it won’t showing… while trying to change again its software none of my port detecting the modem. please tell what should i do… i m in big trouble even can’t able to use aircel sim in it..
    imei :867648013503329
    s/n: U9CBYA9281824002

    1. sandy says:

      i don’t think bcoz mobile partner this problem was happens it like a theme this is driver problem my advice is try to use your modem in diff. PC as i always say some times our pc got errors so if modem will work in another pc then use you system restore to prevent these error If still you have problem reply me again.

      1. addy says:

        port problem solved by using original aircel default software but fails to unlock modem.. i hv searched google but not able to get the solution to it…is there any possibility to unlock this modem.. other modem of different series can easily b unlock but this modem can’t able to unlock..if anyone knows truely not fake to unlock this modem… really needs help!!
        Aircel Huawei E303s!!
        imei :867648013503329

        1. sandy says:

          Aircel Huawei E303s!!
          imei :867648013503329

          NCK code: 60637942
          Flash Code: 53052911

          You need Unlock Firmware Try this Aircel Huawei E303 (E303s) Original Firmware hope it work

          1. addy says:

            No it didn’t help…can’t able to unlock…
            Why this model showing so much difficulty to unlock..
            really needs help to unlock!!
            i got this modem in exchange offer with tata photonplus..

          2. sandy says:

            This modem is much better than photon plus But unlocking vie internet file are hard.
            So now go to your nearest mobile repair shop and ask to unlock.

        2. sandy says:

          IMEI : 867648013503329
          New Algo NCK 29285653
          Old Algo NCK 60637942
          Flash Code 53052911

    2. sandy says:

      IMEI : 867648013503329
      New Algo NCK 29285653
      Old Algo NCK 60637942
      Flash Code 53052911

  20. vinayaka says:

    sir, i am not getting firmware for Huawei EC156.
    where i can get it?
    pls help
    thank you

    1. sandy says:

      Please navigate to

  21. dewesh sinha says:

    Please provide me the un lock code of HUAWEI E 303D

  22. gautam says:

    I am using huawei modem EC156 i am not able to generate 15 digit iMEI NUMBER instead i got GSN:802c0d2d . h elp me

  23. Antonio says:

    Pelase can you help me with de Unlock code for a Huawei r201 Vodafone-Spain?

    IMEI: 352664040084508

    Thanks a lots

    Yours sincerely,

    1. sandy says:

      Don’t Forget to Share & like us on Facebook

      IMEI : 352664040084508
      New Algo NCK 77006487
      Old Algo NCK 35313010
      Flash Code 57170570

  24. Antonio says:

    Thank you very much, tomorrow morning I try this codes in the office with Windows as I have a Mac in my house.

    One more time, thank you very much.

  25. Antonio says:

    Hi again;
    I tried to enter a NCK code in a Datacard Unlock but the two codes (Old and New) are invalid codes and now I only have 1 more try to insert a correct code, please can you confirm which is the problem?

    Thank you very much in advance for your collaboration.

    Yours Sincerely,

    1. sandy says:

      Don’t Forget to Share & like us on Facebook
      IMEI : 354661031126676
      New Algo NCK 35096368
      Old Algo NCK 65817742
      Flash Code 64298544

    2. sandy says:

      Check you IMEI first i provide the code are correct !

      Remember these code work only when use to unlock your modem with custom firmware if not work then you should not try this.
      And for login atept try this

  26. Parvín says:

    Can you help me?

    Modem USB Huawei:
    IMEI: 354661031126676
    Model: K4505

    Thanks a lots.

  27. Parvín says:

    Thanks a lot, works properly.

    Best regards

  28. Antonio says:

    Can you help me?
    Modem WiFi Huawei:
    IMEI: 869836002108600
    Model: E587
    Thanks a lots.

    1. sandy says:

      IMEI : 869836002108600
      New Algo NCK: 61811976 Don’t Forget to Share & like us on Facebook
      Old Algo NCK: 48268322
      Flash Code: 45909243

      1. Ahmad says:


        I need same help

        my modem details:

        IMEI: 869836002229182
        Model: E587u-2
        the provider: Viva kuwait

        many thanks in advance

  29. rajiv says:

    EC1261 modem does not have EMEI no.Is it possible to get this device unlock ? please help.

    1. sandy says:

      Every device have IMEI with it sim will not work and i will try about your device

  30. alexwills says:

    pls i am trying to unlock huawei modem E1752 movistar modem i have tried to unlock but it does not register any other network. pls help

    1. sandy says:

      it seems that modem is still in locked state. Does Old default sim card working on it.

      1. alexwills says:

        yep but but has been unlocked

  31. AVIJIT MONDAL says:

    I have a ” RELIANCE NETCONNECT+ EC159 ” dongle and i want to unlock it. please provide me relative software procedure. If you send me those software and procedure then i will greatly thankfull to you.Please send me of my email address.

  32. nataraj says:

    plz, can any one tell me how to unlock reliance huawei ec159 .i have goe through all web site but no use plz plz tell me

  33. Neha Bohara says:

    Hi sandy,

    Tata photon plus EC 156… Dear Plz help to unlock it.

  34. Snowden says:

    Kindly unlock my modem E372 with IMEI: 353147041454028

  35. yeng says:

    can tata photon+ EC152 CDMA dongle can be converted GSM , so i could use other GSM network.

    1. sandy says:

      No CDMA hardware is diff from GSM in bands but in market multi-mode modems is also available !

  36. Paul says:

    Pls help me. i have install the mobile partner on my E5331 but i cant get the correct unlock and flash code the setup is requesting. IME is 860667012838095. Thanks in advance

  37. Hapee says:

    Hey Sandy..
    thanks alot
    It works properly…my EC156 is unlocked
    Now how i use this as a modem for GSM sims like bsnl, voda, idea…..Plz help me out… im unable to use internet through sim

    1. sandy says:

      If modem is GSM then you can use but if modem is CDMA then only CDMA sim can run !

  38. venkat R.K says:

    Please tell me how to unlock Reliance EC159!! plzz

  39. babu says:

    Hi Sandy,

    Firmware is not prompting for password, this is for EC156. Could you please help on this.

    1. sandy says:

      Does your data card is unlocked ?

  40. bhavin says:

    Hi to all n Admin,
    How can I unlock EC159?

  41. Bhavin says:

    plz, can any one tell me how to unlock reliance huawei ec159 .i have goe through all web site but no use plz plz tell me

  42. Bhavin says:

    Reliace Netconnect EC159

    MODEL : EC159
    FCC ID : QISEC159
    MEID : A000002E56D8D4
    RSN : RHWCDD260137333
    SKU : CDHW13Z1

  43. PADMANABHAN says:

    hi sir! please help me to unlock my huawei e303s modem and my 10 counters are over what shall i do next please ! please ! please! help me.



  44. RAMESHKUMAR says:

    I am having problem to unlock Huawei E1731
    Model No: E173Bu-1
    IMEI: 868510012810080
    Please help me to solve this problem. . .

  45. char says:

    can i use mobile partner on my zte hsupa mf190 modem,plz help.thank you

  46. Anshu Singh says:

    please send me the trick unlock of huawei e173cs-1
    i have the following detail
    IMEI CODE 863791011552528
    NEW UNLOCK CODE 31784473
    OLD UNLOCK CODE 42703052
    FLASH CODE 34908454
    but i have lost my all 10 attempts please send me hash key of my modem.
    i will realy need it reply as soon as possible

  47. Aakar karthick says:

    sandy i had huawei mobile broadband,still i dont know its imei number,how to unlock my modem sir pls help me
    FCC id:QUISEC159

  48. raf says:

    hi pls email me the ec159 unlock as i have rcom data card , pls email me links

  49. talzy says:


    I have a branded modem from Australia, I would like to unlock it, so that I can use any sim card for internet. My IMEI number is 860667017214516. and modem model is Huawei e5331

    Appreciate an early response.


  50. kesavulu says:

    hi sir i have huawei ec156 modem but not the imei number
    how to find it and how to unlock it

  51. Avinash says:

    i am not able to find my ec122 imei it is not written on modem

    please help me to unlock it

    its meid is A000002DAD3F157

    pesn is 809BCA05

    S/N is HIA9MB1142344131

  52. Janbaz says:

    Dear Sir,

    i have a relince EC150 modem & i need your help to unlock this device.

    please support. MEID No is A000001A2AE2C3

    best regards,


  53. vignesh says:

    i am using hunwei ec159 reliance net connect+ modem.but i am not statifi this i want to change other network like airtel,’s possible& how to it’s possible.

  54. sai says:

    Dear sir,

    i have a airtel E173cs-1 dongle us there dow to unlock plz tell me

  55. Ashish says:

    I have E303C data card.Recently I purchased Vodafone HG553 wireless router. It only detects E172. Can the firmware of E303C be replaced by E172.
    Thanks in advance.\nPlease reply.

  56. yuvaraj.a says:

    i have reliance net connect+ HUAWEI MOBILE BROADBAND modem with details,

    MODEL : EC159

    MEID : A000003670E0F0

    RSN : RHWCDD290112686

    S/N : F7Z9MA1271420137

    SKU : CDHW13Z1

    FCC ID : QISEC159


    MY ID IS :

  57. jaya says:

    unlock my Airtel E1731(Huawei e173cs-1) modemhi sir,
    Please help me to unlock my Airtel E1731(Huawei e173cs-1) modem and my 10 counters are over what should i do now? please ! please ! please! help me.
    IMEI: 863791010162683
    Calculated Codes…
    UNLOCK CODE : 57300549
    FLASH CODE : 40813696

  58. solanki says:

    Sir i have rel netconnect EC159 ..pls tell me the req. Unlocker software nd is firmware updation is required????
    Plz rply soon

  59. Kashish says:

    Please help me in unlocking Huawei Model No:EC159 and MEID : A0000036B04E37

  60. bharath kumar says:

    hello sandy i want to unlock my reliance netconnect+ modem.can it possible,if possible please provide the ulocking modem details area:
    FCC ID:QISEC159MEID:A0000036A5B408

  61. Richi says:

    Dear, am looking a solution to change IMEI into 3G Dongle is it possible for Huawei modem
    Thanks to reply

  62. somlang says:

    i can’t find the dashboard of airtel huawei e1731 dongle to put my unlock code & flash code. pliz help……

  63. ngallen says:

    sir pls i can’t find firmware for huawei E173u-1 firmware>>>_11.<< locked by Airtel Tanzania. help me to get the firmware plz

  64. qasim_totakhil says:

    Hi dear sir
    i need for Universal Master Code soft i work in etisalat sim company
    if u direct me to how can download free soft from google?

  65. priyaranjan das says:

    i have one airtel dongle model no.-173B-1 and the serial no. is 354369048374236.i cannot find its firmware help me how can i get its firmware update.
    pr das

  66. Yogesh says:

    want to unlock huawei ec 315 data card

  67. Raju says:

    Please tell me how do I unlock Reliance ZTE data card with wifi model no:- AW3632.

  68. ibrahim says:

    i did a mistake during enter flash code once so it says update failure . the next time i put correct flash code but it does not updating showing update failure message,what can i do now help me..

    1. sandy says:

      Please try to downgrade your modem with default framework

  69. miden says:

    i was upgrading the firmware huawei e160 but unfortunately the speed down to be 3.6,, formerly the speed is 7.2..
    how to solve this problem?? could you help me???

  70. Nanda says:

    Help me for tata photon max wifi ec315 , unlocking file

  71. ahish says:

    i want unlock tata photon+ to all cdma sim how i will plz ans me

  72. harshit gupta says:

    i am haveing mts zte 2766 and i want to use my mts sim card in it but it is not working in it If u could help me so i will be highly obliged & my number is +91**No Mobile Sharing**

  73. indika kumara says:

    hi I have accidentally update huawei e353 HiLink modem with E303HiLink firmware update
    now modem not work it didn’t detect. please help me what can i do to fix my modem

    1. sandy says:

      You need to downgrade your firmware to old version

  74. nayem says:

    my modem series is EC122.
    can i unlock it..?

  75. honey says:

    Helo boss,
    I’m trying to unlock HUAWEI EC152 modem (tata photon+).IMEI no avail,is it possible to unlock?

  76. Anand says:

    how do we find huai ec 159 firmware update

  77. Anand says:

    what is the spc of
    MEID A0000022ED4DBE6
    RSN RHWCDD230197704
    S/N F7Z9MB11A2542481
    SKU CDHW13Z1

  78. Anand says:

    what is the spc of
    MEID A000002ED4DBE6
    RSN RHWCDD230197704
    S/N F7Z9MB11A2542481
    SKU CDHW13Z1

  79. harish says:

    my dongle is EC156. how can i unlock it?

  80. tammy says:

    Please help me how can iw unlock E3131 modem IMEI :862733012433234

  81. shiva says:

    hi sandy

    does huawei ec1262 work with bsnl evdo? if so which connector has to be used for external antenna?

  82. anirudh gotra says:

    please tell me the new algo code of aircel e303s dongle

  83. kumar says:

    i am using airtel 3g modem
    imei no:354369049162747
    s/n no:8CABYA92A2410275
    Firmware VERSION :23:
    software version: fakiro

    pls tell me how to unlock

  84. Chandru says:

    Hi Dude,

    I have TATA Photon HUAWEI EC156 modem , I need to connect the Airtel network on this ,

    Can you help me?

    Model: EC 156
    FCC id QISEC156
    MEID : A0000036EF98C8

  85. Tiaan says:


    Please assist with generating unlocking codes for E173s-2 with EMEI: 860016016265352

    Thank you.

    Kind Regards,


  86. S POOVARASAN says:

    pls help me details of my airtel huawei modem
    imei 862454028332134
    i can’t find firmware update for my modem

  87. Akash hiremath says:

    i have a airtel 3g huawei dongale …
    model :e173bu-1

    i want flash code
    unlock code

    plz help me

  88. sreenath says:

    i have tata docomo photon plus modem but i lose in built sim so how to unlock the modem give me suggistion and process

  89. karthick says:

    dear sir dc unlocker ask me the username and passwor for 4 eur money…to unlock my huawei ec159 modem ……can u help me sir

  90. siva says:

    how restore my modem default(i.e first time buy)

    1. sandy says:

      You can download Downgrade for your modem

  91. Donald says:

    Thank you
    I’ve just upgraded my Huawei E587 with the last firmware E587, unbranded ! So this method is suitable also for this model.

  92. vijay says:

    Sir how to get huawei ec315 modem IMEI number. I missed box and paper. .

    1. sandy says:

      Check if it was written into cover or sim slot if not find then use some tool available on website to unlock they find modem IMEI number.

  93. Sandeep says:

    Hello brother….
    i tried several ways for unlock and flash code for my Huawei ec 152 could you plz tell solve the code bro…
    my MEID: A000002DDACCA8
    waiting for u reply….. Bro…

  94. Sandeep says:

    Hello brother…
    in the total process in unlocking ec152 modem there is no use of dashboard software but in requriment shown as dashboard “if required” can u elaborate and use of it in unlocking?
    waiting for u response bro…

    1. sandy says:

      Some times modem comes with locked firmware, you can unlock it via upgrade or download grading the software of modem. Before you loose access to everything on modem it’s better to download all files related to modem.

  95. Sandeep says:

    Yes brother….. I downloaded all the files related to modem but not get accessed for update due to lack of unlock and flash code….. I tried several ways but didnot get. could you plzzzzzzzzzzzzzz….. Provide it for unlock and flash code of Huawei ec152 modem of MEID: A000002DDACCA8
    plzzzzzzzzzz… Brother…..

  96. Sandeep says:

    Yes brother i downloaded all files related to huawei ec 152 modem but lack of unlock and flash code i didn,t done…
    plzzzzzz brother could you provide the unlock and flash code for huawei ec 152 MEID: A000002DDACCA8
    WAITING for your reply….. Brother….

  97. vijay says:

    sir I successfully firmware updated huawei ec315 modem. and i using relince cdma sim but Internet not connect it’s show NO INTERNET ACCESS error message.. Please tell me solutions

  98. abdulwahid.tipu says:

    hi bro ihave huawei e153u .i dont know how to unlock this and use an other network sim card plzzzz help me

  99. dr wajid says:

    sir mere pass ec315 hai jo yahan ptcl pe thi meny usy unlok krne ki koshish ki to wo bilkul kuch bhi show ni kri hai plz help

  100. Parashuram Nishad says:

    My stc dongel was locked hoe can I unlock stc dongel
    Please help me
    My imei- 867597005198095

  101. ROHAN CHOWDHURY says:

    sir i bought a huawei tata DoCoMo photon+ modem .

    My Question is this modem is usheed any GSM survise…

    If it done… So can i do plz sir ans

  102. ANITA says:

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