Recently, I had provided you download link of various network providers of different countries Huawei E3276 Hilink modem as well as normal modem firmware in this link. Today, I am sharing with you a firmware upgrade which can convert Huawei E3276 Hilink modem to normal Huawei E3276 modem. Huawei hilink modem is different than normal modem, normal modems gets connected to internet through dial up connection, but Hilink modem gets connected to internet using webpage.
Huawei hilink modem firmware starts from 22 series wherein Huawei normal modem firmware starts from 21 series. Some users are happy with Huawei hilink modems , and same time some users are not happy with Hilink modem, and some of the Huawei hilink users want to convert his Hilink modem to normal modem.
After doing search through internet, I am able to find some commands which can convert hilink modems to normal modems :
To switch Huawei E303 and Huawei E3131 Hilink modem to its normal state go to browser and type the following (make sure automatically connect to internet is disabled) :
Now your modem will be disconnected and switch to serial port, now new device will be appeared in device manager.
To enable gms modem mode execute the following command using DC unlocker :
To switch back to HiLink execute the following code :
Remove the modem and plug it again for changes to take effect.
To issue AT command you can use DC unlocker software (Refer this article).
You can try the same commands to switch Hilink Huawei E3276 to normal modem. Might this command will work on Huawei E3276 hilink modem also.
Additionally, I have found a firmware on ofmodemsandmen.com which download link is provided at the end of the article, which can convert Huawei E3276 hilink modem to normal Huawei E3276. (I have not checked this firmware personally, it might damage your modem, do it at your own risk).
Convert Huawei E3276 Hilink modem to a normal (Regular) Modem