Today, we have successfully unlocked Huawei E3372h-153 (Mobitel Sri Lanka), which is a non-hilink modem as it has firmware version (starting 21 indicates non-hilink) and using software / dashboard version TPS23. MAC23. LNX23.

In India, Airtel locked E3372h-607 data-card also comes in non-hilink format, which can be converted in hilink mode using firmware and WebUI. Today, I have converted Huawei E3372h-153 Mobitel (Sri Lanka) dongle in hi-link modem.

Note : It may damage your dongle. If you are not a technical person then I can process it remotely, the charge is only 6 USD. After converting into Hi-link mode, you will get download speed up to 150 Mbps and upload speed up to 50 Mbps.

Huawei E3372 data card
Huawei E3372 data card

How to Convert Non-Hilink Huawei E3372h-153 Mobitel to Hilink Modem?

  1. Connect Huawei E3372h-153 to Windows PC.

2. Let it install the default dashboard, which is required to run this data-card.

3. Download firmware Huawei E3372h-153 update (universal).

4. Disconnect the internet and close the software of the dongle or mobile partner, if any running.

5. Extract the firmware using WinRAR to PC and run the setup file.

6. It will ask you password, you can get via comment, by mentioning model and IMEI or you can generate from universal master code software.

7. Input the firmware code as password.

8. Click next.

9. Wait till finish.

Note: Now your modem will stop working.

10. Now download Huawei E3372H WebUI v17.

11. Extract it using WinRAR and run the setup file.

12. Wait till finish wizard.

13. Now, it will automatically open the browser and you can see the network if you have the SIM inside.

Now, you E3372H-153 is converted into hilink modem. Create the profile according to the new SIM and enjoy.

Note : Only proceed with above steps, if your dongle is already unlocked.


  1. Found modem : E3372
    Model : Huawei E3372h
    IMEI : 865035031556343
    Serial NR. : G4P7S17506000146
    Firmware : 21.315.01.00.429
    Compile date / time : Feb 13 2017 14:04:27
    Hardware ver. : CL2E3372HM
    Dashboard version : UTPS23.
    SIM Lock status : Locked (Card Lock)
    Wrong codes entered : 0 (unlock attempts left : 10)

  2. hi I tried to unlock my modem(by downgrade) and my firmware Was lost (e3372h-153)
    Then I installed the Huawei driver and E3372h-153 V 21.318.01.00.393 (Sri Lanka – Mobitel) was only one I could install.
    Now I can not access
    Manufacturer: huawei
    Model: E3372
    Firmware: 21.318.01.00.393
    Network type: GSM
    IMEI: 866119025084865
    Mobile number:
    IMSI: 432113928050141
    SIM ICCID: 89981139000280501411
    please guide me how to restore the modem to normal

  3. I have Huawei E3372-153 modem in MBIm mode and i wanna to switch it to Hilink mode.
    so i downloaded a universal version ( E3372h-153_Update_22. ) and run it.
    through the downloading it gave me ( error code 19 ).
    It still appear in device manager, but i cant access it, and i afraid to remove it from my laptop.
    what can i do ?
    please help me.


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