You will need
- Programs for unlocking and flashing.
The mobile network operators sell under their name are quite common USB modems, but their firmware (software) designed only for the SIM card of this operator. If you insert the "SIM card" of another operator, the modem will refuse to work, will require to enter the unlock code. To access the Internet, the device must be "open" or "unlock" - that is, to replace sewn to the device memory, another program that gives the modem an opportunity to work with SIM-card of any operator.
To unlock the modem, you need to find a special program that allows you to do it. When selecting a program be sure to consider the brand of the modem – if you try to reprogram the modem with the firmware for another model, it can spoil. Also be aware that razlozhenie deprives you of the warranty on the modem.
To start, try to find a program that generates the unlock code. In this case, you will not have to reflash the modem you just type in the generated code. Code generator free download on the Internet. About the detailed operation of the program should read in the relevant articles.
As produced different models of modems, sometimes the code generator fails, the modem still refuses to work. In this case it will have to reflash using a special program. For example, for modem ZTE MF 627 MF 626 and suitable program MF626_M02_Upgrade Tool.exe. Is your firmware for Huawei modems. Selecting firmware, make sure that it is suitable for your modem.
The process of flashing is quite simple: you must remove from the modem the SIM card, insert it into the USB port of the computer and run the firmware. The process will last several minutes, the modem will crackle and blinking indicator – do not worry, as it should be. It is very important at the time of flashing to provide continuous power to the computer: if it suddenly disappears, the modem can be hopelessly flawed. When the process is complete, remove the modem, insert the SIM card and start working. Standard screensaver connection from MTS will be replaced by another more convenient and with a choice of different operators.
Advice 2: How to remove modem
If the modem goes wrong, it should be removed. Failures in the modem are observed after frequent seizures of the device in an unsafe way. Sometimes it happens due to viruses. In order to remove the modem, you need to make several actions.
Remove the modem by clicking on the "safely remove hardware". The button is at the right side of the desktop, at the bottom of the screen. Has the appearance of green arrows. After the computer writes that the device can be removed, remove the modem from the USB connector.
Open the folder "My computer" and select "add or remove programs".
After the computer generates a list, find the icon that corresponds to the modem. Usually the modem icon can be viewed on your desktop computer.
Click on "Remove". When you see a warning window that says "are you sure You want to remove this program?", click "Yes".
The computer will automatically remove the modem and all its components.
After removing the operating system needs to restart.
Advice 3: How to log in to the Huawei modem
To fine tune ADSL modems use their configuration menu. Almost any model of the modem can be configured via this menu, because access is via a single command. To call menu does not necessarily have a connection to the Internet.
You will need
- The configuration menu of the modem.
In modems of Huawei company, as well as in others, the menu is possible via the Internet browser of any version. To do this in the address bar, enter the value 192.168.1.1 and press Enter. In the opened window you will see two blank fields "username" and "password" to enter admin and click OK (observe the register, beginning with a lowercase letter). Before entering in the configuration menu it is advisable to disconnect the phone cable from the modem, the Ethernet cable does not touch (connects the modem with the network adapter).
You will see an information window from which you can learn the basic characteristics of marshrutizatora or router (so often referred to as modems). To access the settings simply Basic section in the left part of the window. Under the title there will be some points that you'll need the item WAN Setting.
In the right part of the window you should otredaktirovat some values for the connection of type "bridge": click Active = yes Mode = Bridge, Multiplex = LLC. To arrange connection of a modem as a router, you need to set the following settings: Active = yes Mode = Routing, Encapsulation = PPPoE Service Name = (name of provider company or used online services).
All changes are saved by clicking Submit. After each change it is also desirable to perezagruzite modem — it can be done with the button on the modem, although you can reboot and software. To do this, go to Tools and select Reboot, after about 1,5-2 minutes you will see again, with whom he worked.
After completing the configuration menu of the modem, do not forget to attach the phone cable to the modem and the computer to reboot, because the changes have been made in the network settings.
Advice 4: Why doesn't MTS modem
Mobile modems MTS is designed to access the Internet with a laptop or PC with a USB port. This type of connection is quite convenient, as it can be used in any place where there is signal operator.
To find out why the modem stopped working, first check the balance on his SIM card. With some rates even small amounts in the account may be deemed to be insufficient to implement an Internet connection. View on the official website of the operator information about the requirements for balance. Carefully read all provisions of the conditions, as there may be hidden limitations.
Check the performance of your modem on another computer. If on another computer, the modem is functioning, then the problem must be sought in the software of your computer. If the modem does not work and there is a high probability that it has failed. Read about the main problems that can occur when working with the modem. As a rule, all described in a special user that installs with the modem.
Check whether a modem program for MTS and the operating system. To do this, run the program "MTS connect" and wait will determine whether it is connected to a modem. At the same time you can run "device Manager" and check whether the modem is in the list of installed equipment.
Install the latest version of drivers for your modem. As practice shows, you can find them on the official website of MTS or through search engines. Check the settings of antivirus programs or any program with functions of Firewall. If no antivirus program, then install it and run a full scan of your computer.
In case of serious damage to system files, you will need to reinstall the system. Sometimes it is easier to carry out this procedure than to understand the intricacies of the conflicting programs. If you reinstall the operating system do not forget to transfer important data to other media.