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11/04/2013

HUAWEI AF23 4G LTE Sharing Router Review

After long time waiting, finally we get the Huawei AF23 LTE sharing dock today. Many clusters are eagerly looking forward to getting the New LTE sharing dock. Let's have a review for this AF23 LTE Sharing router.

 

   

 

Like other Huawei 4G modems, Huawei AF23 is in original new box. There is plastic cover to see the AF23 directly from outside of the box. It's in white color and looks very mini size. And at first glance at it, we are attracted by the USB slot on the face of AF23.

 

   

 

Open the package box, we can see the AF23 and one USB cable. Below the USB cable, it's the power adapter. When we touch the Huawei AF23, we found it's smaller than its predecessor Huawei D100. There are 5 indicators on the top face, besides the indicators, USB slot is there. Users could plug 3G or 4G modems here to change the 3G modem work like a 4G Wireless router.

 

   

 

At one side of Huawei AF23, there is an Ethernet port for connecting the network cable. So it could also change WLAN to WiFi. Jusst like the already available 4G LTE CPE Huawei B593u-12, HUAWEI AF23 supports maximum 32 users to access network.  

 

 

 

On the back of Huawei AF23, there is a stick indicating the information about model number AF23, Power adapter information, FCC ID, SSID, Wi-Ki Key and IP address. And we can see the S/N and MAC number. There is logo of CE and RoHS, WiFi certified. At the side of the stick, there is the reset hole.

 

   

 

On the package box of HUAWEI AF23, it explains that HUAWEI AF23 LTE/3G Sharing Router:  

* Support LTE USB dongles

* Support 3G USB dongles

* Wireless 2 x 2 design

* Up to 300Mbps transmission

* Up to 32 wireless connections  

 

We had tested it with the HUAWEI E398 4G LTE USB Modem, and we will presents a report for HUAWEI E398 with the HUAWEI AF23 LTE Sharing Router.

 

02/04/2013

Huawei B593 B593U-12 4G LTE CPE Quick Setup

As the world's first 4G LTE CPE, Huawei B593 is now commonly used in many areas, but it seems Huawei B593 is used more at home or SOHO office. Even though it becomes more and more well-known, many users don't know how to set up this 4G CPE.  

 

 

The 4G LTE CPE is different from the 3G wireless router what we had used. There is no Port for Ethernet to input data. The CPE connects network via one SIM card Slot. And 4 Ethernet ports are outputting data for desktop. And two VoIP telephone ports and one battery charger port are lines with the Ethernet ports.  

 

 

Today, we have a brief introduction about how to quick setup the LTE CPE Huawei B593u-12.     First step is to plug the SIM card to Huawei B593; when you first get the device, you may don't know where to plug the SIM card, below the image will show the slot for SIM card.  

 

Then plug the power adapter and press the power button to start the device. After power on, the indicators on the front of Huawei B593 will start shinning. After few second, you could find the SSID in your PC, and then connect it through the WLAN Key on the back stick of the CPE.   After connected with the WiFi, land the home page http://192.168.1.1 and default password is admin

 

 

Then click the Setup and the management page will guide to Setup Wizard.

 

 

If the SIM card PIN is disabled, click next to Internet setting, users could choose the network mode and connection mode per users’ preference.

   

Then click next to set up WLAN, users could setup the WiFi mode, Country mode, Channel, SSID name and to hide the broadcast.  

 

Then next step ot set up the WLAN Security, users could setup the Security mode, WiFi key and WPA Encryption mode.

   

Then click to next and submit the setting and. After few seconds, the setup is finished and users could surf internet.

   

Sometimes, users may want to have better signal and high data transmission, so it’s necessary to use 4G LTE External antenna for HUAWEI B593. But there is no setting in HUAWEI B593 4G LTE CPE. It could enhance the signal invisibly.    

24/03/2013

FAQs for HUAWEI E5776 4G LTE Cat4 Mobile WiFi Hotspot

  1. How to insert your SIM card and set up your HUAWEI E5776 4G Mobile Hotspot?

 

Installing your Huawei E5776 4G LTE Cat4 Mobile Hotspot is simple and intuitive. Follow the guide!

 

A.) Insert the SIM card into the top slot like this

 

 

B.) Record and keep your Wi-Fi codes at the top of your 4G  Mobile Hotspot HUAWEI E5776:

* SSID: default name of the Wi-Fi signals from your Mobile Hotspot 4G

* WPA-PSK: default password to access the Wi-Fi network

 

C.) Turn on your 4G Mobile Hotspot by pressing and holding the power button. This starts when the Wi-Fi indicator appears on the screen.

 

D.) Connect your HUAWEI E5776 Mobile 4G Hotspot to your computer via the supplied USB cable and follow the instructions displayed on your computer to install the software.

 

 2How to use the management interface for your HUAWEI E5776 4G Mobile Hotspot?

 

Your interface 4G Mobile Hotspot allows you to easily manage your account, send SMS and customize the settings for your Wi-Fi   You have two options available to them:

1.)     2 Click on the icon Mobile Partner for 4G Mobile Hotspot on your desktop

2.)     open a new Internet browser page and type in the address bar of one of the two following addresses: http://hotspot.mobile or http://192.168.0.1

 

   

3. How to connect via your Mobile 4G Wi-Fi Hotspot?

  A.) Gather codes Wi-Fi (WPA-PSK and SSID) of your HUAWEI E5776 Mobile Hotspot B.)Enable Wi-Fi on your device and view the list of available Wi-Fi networks. C.) Then select the SSID of your 4G Mobile Hotspot and click connect (or equivalent, depending on your equipment). D.)Enter the code WPA-PSK . You are now connected.      

4.  How to unlock HUAWEI E5776 LTE Cat 4 Mobile Hotspot ?

  You can unlock your free Huawei E5776 6 months after purchase by calling your Customer Service. Alternatively 4G Mobile Hotspot via email before the deadline of 6 months. This service will be charged for some fee by your operators.   To unlock your Huawei 4G Mobile Hotspot E5776 please follow the following 2 steps:     Step 1: Get your unlock code     A.) Note the number IMEI of HUAWEI E5776 as it will be required to get your unlock code. You can find:

  • looking at the back of your box
  • looking at the back of your Mobile Hotspot 4G under the battery
  • looking over your contract with your operator

  B.) Then contact your Customer Service to get your unlock code.     Step 2: Unlock your HUAWEI E5776 4G Mobile Hotspot     1.)  Insert the SIM card from your new operator in Mobile Hotspot Huawei E5776     2.)  Start Huawei E5776 4G Mobile Hotspot (by doing a long press on the On / Off button)   3.) Then access the management interface 4G Mobile Hotspot:

A.)Connect your computer to the Wi-Fi Hotspot for your Mobile 4G Hotspot HUAWEI E5776

B.)Open a new Internet page navigation

C.)And double-click the icon Mobile partner for 4G Mobile Hotspot on your desktop if you installed it or type in the address bar of one of the two following addresses: http://hotspot.mobile   or  http:/ / 192.168.0.1

  4.) Enter the unlock code and click the "Apply" button . 5.) Huawei E5776 4G Mobile Hotspot is now unlocked and can be used with another operator    

5. On what operating system to install your Mobile Hotspot 4G?

  Your Mobile Hotspot 4G Huawei E5776 is compatible with the following systems:   1.)     Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7, Windows 8 2.)     Mac OS 10.5, 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8