Unlock EC156 CDMA EVDO Tata Photon Plus Huawei 3G Modem

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Hello, everyone we are receiving to many of comment asking for unlocking method of EC156 CDMA EVDO Tata Photon Plus Huawei 3G Modem here are some steps and method that can resolve how to unlock this dongle.These are claim to working prefect but i’m not responsible for any damage you made better to be sure before trying.also read our post EC152 TATA Indicom Photon CDMA Modem.
Now lets begin the process necessary download files link are provided at the end of this method.
1. Download the EC156 Tata Photon Plus Huawei 3G CMDA EVDO Modem Dongle firmware.
2. Now unzip and run the firmware update file.
Unlock_EC156_huawei_firmware
3. Accept the agreement and click on Next button to proceed.
4. On the following window put a check on Auto remove the device after update and click Next
step2
5. Read warning message and click on Start button.
6. Now it will ask you for a password.
step3
CDMA modem dongle firmware update7. Put the password of your MEID. (To get the firmware code of your MEID comment your MEID).
8. Follow follow the online screen till finish button.
step4
CDMA modem dongle firmware update – finish
9. Now you have successfully finished firmware update of your EC156 Tata Photon Plus Huawei 3G CMDA EVDO Modem Dongle.
10. Now download the CDMA workshop tool 2.7 Pre-cracked version from the download link which is provided at the end of the article.
11. Now extract in a folder and run it.
12. Now in the COM port drop down list select the com port to which you have connected the EC156 Tata Photon Plus Huawei 3G CMDA EVDO Modem Dongle. (To get the COM Port read this article.)
CDMA_Workshop-Tool-main-tab
CDMA Workshop Tool main tab – COM Port
13. Now after detecting the COM port click on Connect and your EC156 Tata Photon Plus Huawei 3G CMDA EVDO Modem Dongle will be connect to the CDMA Workshop 2.7.0 tool.
14. After the EC156 Tata Photon Plus Huawei 3G CMDA EVDO Modem Dongle is connected select got to the security tab and click Read button.
read-flash-in-cdma-workshop
Read Flash in CDMA workshop tool
15. When SPC code will be available in the box then click on SPC button.
16. Now you will get two option Send and Write as in below screenshot. Click on Send button and you will get a message spc accepted.
Send-SPC-as-Default-in-cdma-workshopSend SPC as Default in cdma workshop
17. Now select the Other tab and in the RUIM – select RUIM if availabe or to ruim only and click on the write button.  Now you have successfully unlocked your EC156 Tata Photon Plus Huawei 3G CMDA EVDO Modem Dongle.
CDMA-modem-unlock-RUIM-optionsCDMA modem unlock RUIM options
Note : Now you can use both CDMA inbuilt and CDMA of another network provider facility in your EC156 Tata Photon Plus Huawei 3G CMDA EVDO Modem Dongle.  If you select RUIMonly then the default CDMA service will not work and if you select RUIM if available then you can use CDMA service without the sim and CDMA of another network provider when you insert the sim into the  EC156 Tata Photon Plus Huawei 3G CMDA EVDO Modem Dongle.
Tool Needed for this process are CDMA Workspace 2.7 | Framework for EC156 Modem

There is Some other steps similar to this may be work for you :

  1. Download the CDMA workshop tool 2.7 version from the download link which is provided at the end of the article.
  2.  Now extract in a folder and run it.
  3. Now in the COM port drop down list select the com port to which you have connected the Tata Photon Max EC306 EVDO CDMA Modem Dongle
  4. Now after detecting the COM port click on Connect and your Tata Photon Max EC306 EVDO CDMA Modem Dongle will be connect to the CDMA Workshop 2.7.0 tool.
  5. After the Tata Photon Max EC306 EVDO CDMA Modem Dongle is connected go to the security tab and click Read button.
  6. When SPC code will be available in the box then click on SPC button. (If SPC code is not available then write 000000).
  7. Now you will get two option Send and Write as in below screenshot. Click on Send button and you will get a message spc accepted.
  8. Now select the Other tab and in the RUIM – select RUIM if availabe or to ruim only and click on the write button. Now you have successfully unlocked your Tata Photon Max EC306 EVDO CDMA Modem Dongle.
Now you can use both CDMA inbuilt and CDMA of another network provider facility in your Tata Photon Max EC306 EVDO CDMA Modem Dongle. If you select RUIMonly then the default CDMA service will not work and if you select RUIM if available then you can use CDMA service without the sim and CDMA of another network provider when you insert the sim into the Tata Photon Max EC306 EVDO CDMA Modem Dongle.

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238 thoughts on “Unlock EC156 CDMA EVDO Tata Photon Plus Huawei 3G Modem

  1. hi sandeep – i run ubuntu 14(virusfee os) on my pc,can u tell me how to install the photon plus huwaei dashboard
    warm regards-ss

  2. hi sandeep i use ubuntu 14 a virusfree os,but not able to install the huwaei

    156 photon plus dashboard

    can u help me

  3. In my case. EC156 updater show Force Download mode rather then Normal Mode. Can you give me idea why?

    Every time Force Download mode comes..

  4. for tata photon e156 2g dongel unlock i have completed step 1 and step 2 but in step 3 for updating firmware taking more time and more than 20 minutes and then after update fail message appear on screen

  5. for tata photon e156 2g dongel i have completed step 1 and 2 but in step 3 it take to much time almost 20 minutes after taking such time it shows update fail and after 2 step it show warning and start update but not asking any password

  6. hi, Shankar

    goto connections on top right bar in ubuntu
    enable mobile broadband
    create connection -> select country as india -> select tata photon

    It will be connected

  7. if i unlock my photon plus using this way…How will I use CDMA inbuilt or CDMA of another network provider facility in my Tata Photon???

    1. Hex MEID; A000004930E63C
      Dec MEID; 268435463303204668
      Pseudo Hex ESN; 80EC03C4
      Pseudo Dec ESN; 12815467460
      MetroPCS SPC; 503640

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  8. Helo Sir,
    i unlocked the huawei ec156 modem but upon inserting tata photon default software is installed. now how to access internet when reliance sim is inserted, and will i get the same high speed which i was getting from tata connection previously.

    thanks in advance.

  9. thanks for clear tutorial. it worked for me.

    please tell me how can i select EVDO only in settings.

    as when i connect it connects to 1xCDMA when selected hybrid mode

    and there are two connection RAS and some other what are they

  10. Hex MEID; A0000042347740
    Dec MEID; 268435462603438400
    Pseudo Hex ESN; 80CBB72C
    Pseudo Dec ESN; 12813350700
    MetroPCS SPC; 470530

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  11. Hey Pradhuman, I have a Huawei EC156 dongle and the MEID is : A000003373AEAB.
    Request you to please share the password. Thank You!

  12. Modem COM port : COM15
    Applications COM port : COM13
    QC Diagnostics port : COM14
    CGMM name : EC156
    MEID : A000002E0F98F9
    ESN : 8043F73C
    IMSI : 404000833214724
    Serial number : A4G9MB1161310065
    Hardware version : CE1EC156M
    Firmware : TCPU_HWEC156DT01
    Firmware Build Date : May 17 2011 12:15:26
    Dashboard version : UTPS11.030.01.28.628_MAC21.005.11.01.628_LNX21.005.11.03.628
    Chipset platform : QUALCOMM
    Chipset name : Qualcomm MDM6085
    R-UIM settings: NV Only
    Lock status: Locked (Card Lock)
    model:E156
    FCC ID:QISEC156
    MEID-A000002E0F98F9
    pESN:8043F73C
    S/N:A4G9MB1161310065

  13. Model EC 156
    MEID : A0000036EDE830

    Please send me the download link for the software too…..unable to download….

    Thank you.

  14. Hi,

    The download link that you have provided is not working. Please send me the download links for “CDMA Workspace 2.7” and “Framework for EC156 Modem”

    Thank you.

  15. Hex MEID A0000036EDE830
    Dec MEID 268435461415591472
    Pseudo Hex ESN 80C4E1E8
    Pseudo Dec ESN 12812902888
    MetroPCS SPC 429245

    which one is the password?

  16. Hi please unlock my modem

    FCC ID : QISEC 156
    MEID : A000004F8AB18D
    PESN : 80E48737

    Please unlock and send me the password

    Thanks in advance

  17. sir pls send me unlock pasword of my photon plus modem
    model:EC156
    FCC ID:QISEC156
    MEID:A0000036EE7F49
    PESN:804D71BA
    S/N:A4G5TA9282807411

  18. during the running of Unlocking process due to power off i have lost Huawai EC156 dongle’s software. Now my dongle is not deducted in any systm ……
    kindly sugest me how can i install / restore software of Huawai EC156 dongle.

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