Step-By-Step Instructions To Unlock The Huawei E220 HSDPA Modem
I am Er.Dave, an engineering graduate. I bought myself a new Huawei E220 and was happy surfing the internet with it. But I also wanted to access internet through other networks without paying extra! Hence I started reverse engineering this modem to unlock it. After several trials, I finally discovered the PERFECT hack to unlock my modem for Free! This hack involves unlocking the Huawei E220 HSDPA Modem which will activate it to be used on any network for FREE. I have personally tested this hack & successfully unlocked my Huawei HSDPA modem E220. This hack works specifically only on E220 models & might not work on any other models.
1) Your Huawei E220 HSDPA modem
2) Essential Softwares: Firmware E220, Hex Editor, QMAT and E220 SimLock Unlock Tool.
I have zipped all these softwares into a single file for easier download. The download link for these softwares can be found in the steps below.
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First you need to download the software pack essential for unlocking E220 modem. Click Here To download it for FREE. I have already scanned this software pack with 4 different antivirus(Kaspersky, Mcafee,Avast,Norton) & is totally clean!
There is no need to get the latest version of E220 Firmware for unlocking. It’s just used for detecting the Harware Interface.
For Hex Editor, QMAT and E220 SimLock Unlock Tool requires no installation. They are just perfectly safe .exe files, simply double click on them to run.
- Remove the SIM card and connect the E220 USB Modem to the PC
- Run the E220 Firmware
Now you’ll get the following window. Select “I accept the agreement:
Then wait untill it detects the modem interface. After the detection of Modem, you will get the following window. Press Cancel:
Press Yes to Quit from the Firmware Update Process and this completes Step 2:
Run QMAT and select : Hardware Forensics -> Use Com/USB Port:
Select the correct COM interface which was detected by Firmware Updater:
Select Command VERNUM and Press Send Cmd. Then you will get version number and display Successfully Send Command at Bottom of the window if you correctly set the COM interface. If this not succes then make sure you are selected correct COM interface
Now Select Read EFS and set the End address as 00001000 and then press Lets Go. Now you will be asked to save the file. Give the name as Flash.bin and save it anywhere. You will get Successfully read EFS if everything went ok.
Run XVI32 Hex Editor and Open the saved file Flash.bin:
Find the String 53 64 2C 00 in the dump. Select menu item, Search -> Find:
In the same line of the corresponding place of the right side window will show the 8 digit lock code of your modem. It is easy to find, because there is no other 8 consecutive digit in the same line of the string 53 64 2C 00. Just keep searching until you find an 8 digit code grouped together.
Run E220 SIM Lock Unlock and enter the unlock code of your modem:
Your Huawei E220 HSDPA Modem should now be unlocked to any network..enjoy!