Today, I am sharing Huawei E5172 Updater tool to Unlock E5172 router. It has been created by famous modem unlocking team DC Unlocker. It can be downloaded from the link which is provided at the end of the article. I have already provided the unlocking solution of Huawei E5172As-22 (Batelco Bahrain)E5172s-920 (Spectranet Nigeria)Huawei E5172s-515 (Colombia UNE)H3G E5172s-22 (Sweden) and others. Various people have already unlocked this Huawei router with unlock code as it comes with un-customized firmware.

Huawei E5172 WiFi Router Gateway
Huawei E5172 WiFi Router Gateway

Note : Only those users proceed with this method whose router is of customized firmware and above mentioned unlocking procedure does not work. If your model is E5172s-22 then skip this method.

How to Update Huawei E5172 Router Firmware with Huawei E5172 Updater Tool V1.00.000?

1. Download Huawei E5172 Router Updater tool from the link which is provided at the end of the article.

2. Now plug the Huawei E5172 WiFi router to Windows PC and close everything which is related to E5172.

3. Now double click on downloaded updater tool to launch it.

E5172 Updater V1.00.000
E5172 Updater V1.00.000

4. Now click on “Start Updater” button from the updater tool.

5. Now from Network card option, select one Ethernet card, then click  on “Open” button.

Huawei E5172 Upgrade Tool
Huawei E5172 Upgrade Tool

6. Now Locate “update” file from the downloaded folder where Huawei E5172 updater tool is available.

7. Now select it and click on “Open” .

8. Now “Start” button will be highlighted, press the “Start” button.

9. Wait till finish and Monitor the signal indicators on the router.

10. When all 5 of them are lighted up, you can close updater.

E5172 Signal Bar
E5172 Signal Bar

11. Now restart the Huawei E5172 router.

12. Now you can unlock it by simply changing the SIM card and correct unlock code.

Note : Don’t enter any wrong codes into your Huawei E5172 router, otherwise it will be locked permanently, Either purchase from any server or pay 2.38$ for router code through PayPal button and mention model with IMEI in the transactions. Correct code will be emailed within 8 hrs.

You might be also interested in the following:

Firmware of Huawei E5172As-22 C209SP100 (Megafon Russia)

Download Huawei E5172 Updater Tool (Modified by DC-Unlocker) (Works with only DC dongle)

Update : Independent Huawei E5172 updater tool is available.

Also Read: How to Unlock Airtel Huawei E5172Bs-925 4G LTE Router Gateway?


      • msg came up that the update process in complete, please re-plug your router. so i remove the lan cable and re-instered. nothing happens but all time router showing now all light lid up. is there any special procedure to reset it, as i do tried reseting it via the reset button using a small pin. but nothing happens 🙁

          • I also experienced this issue like asif. So, if that is the wrong firmware, what we will do? What is the right firmware? Actually, i already unlock my router e5172-927 to 920 and it was successful. I looked for latest firmware because form the time i unlocked the router, the signal bar dropped to 1bar and very slow internet. That’s why i updated for firmware what i searched (saying universal) and then this is what happened like what asif experienced.

  1. I have E5172AS-22 but bricked while upgrading/downgrading a customized firmware from a website thinking to unlock it. Now all light lid up permanently and I can get into using (its not deductable :() If you kindly able to help.

  2. can i unlock my E5172s-927(STC) with dc unlocker client 1.00.0828? maybe this is the older version of huawei modem unlocker..

  3. I have updated my router using the russion image, and it refuse to connect to 4G network, and I’m not able to install any other image on the router, it give me verification error , what can i do ?

  4. Hello guys, I updated the firmware and the unlock was sucessful. I used a guy who repairs phones to unlock the router, he said he used this link to unlock the router for me, everytime i use the battery and do my hotspot on the router, the router keeps rebooting.. please i need help 🙁
    PS : it works fine with without the battery and direct connection to the adapter.

  5. mr kuma
    i have e5172 927
    after update all lights will on and not connect to pc or wifi still all lights on only
    i alsoo try to reset but reset not acccept router all lights on only

  6. how long does it takes when flashing..I cancel my flashing its takes already 150 send time by theres no changes… any idea how to flash this e5172s-920 so that i can reflash the no stc firmware.

  7. I accidentally update my e5172s to this kind of fw now I can’t update any fw anymore coz it tell verify failure failed what should i do?

  8. @kamlesh2011:disqus All E5172 are unlockable? I’m from Brazil. Can I unlock this e5172 from company called VIVO? Thank you.

    • Reset the device, Change the default SIM with another network, plug to PC with LAN cable, login to router and search option for NCK / unlock / SIMLock and enter the code.

  9. e5172bs-925 router is unlocked. but can’t update firmware, you given all firmware i try. only 3 signal indicate not updating pls help…

  10. Hi i unlocked e5172bs-925 router but can’t update firmware, you given all firmware i try. only 3 signal indicate not updating pls help…

  11. hi i have tried all the procedure… i was wondering if it was possible to Un-customize E5172Bs-925MPWUDPUPDATE_V200R001C1158SP100_Nigeria firmaware as this is the firmware version on the modem or at least get a higher firmware to fix the modem with. Thank you

  12. Hi Please i cannot change WEBUI i have tried all the firmware….D you have any other means of changing the firmware? I wont mind paying or even dismantling the device. thank you

  13. Hello,

    Can I flash E5172As-22 or E5172s-22 in to E5172s-920 ? So I can use FDD 1800 network on E5172s-920.

    Or is that frequency limitations are based on hardware ?

    Thanks in advance.

  14. I have router e1572s 927 and someone changed its default code and then erased the default code labelled below the router now I reset the router I don’t know the default password so what should I do plz tell me someone

  15. I need original firmware for E5172s-927 Ooredoo OMAN with this version: v200R001C115S9400
    Anyone have download link for this firmware version?

  16. i have E5172s-927 And unlocked i was flash with megaPhone firmware (V200R001C209SP100) i Need Change it to MPWUDPUPDATE_V200R001C115SP100.BIN , please Tell me what i have to do , when i try to flash this version i got “file verification Fail” . And another thing do you know how can change the firmware version by edit BIN file.

  17. hello i have Airtel E5172 LTE Router i am suddenly get pink light on power light and also wps light on
    can you tell me whats wrong in it.
    thank you

  18. hi, i have already got the unlock code and my router E5172s-920. i just made reset and maybe new password is required. how to get this new password?

  19. Hello sir can you help to unlock my Huawei:
    Make: Huawei
    Model: E5172Bs-925
    IMEI: 357500041251024
    Network: Spectranet Nigeria
    Please assist with unlock code
    Thanks very much

  20. Hi am rich and am hoping you can help with my router unlock and am i Ghana and this my

  21. I have a problem with modem Huawei E5172s-927
    I can not access modem settings even though I have reset my factory settings and used my original password

  22. Hi I have a problem with modem Huawei E5172As-22 4Glte Algeria
    update with E5172As-22_V200R001C1209SP100_Ghana-Surfline
    I want to return it to its origin

    • Found modem : E5172
      Model : Huawei E5172
      IMEI : 869763015138202
      Serial NR. : A8Y7S14A30007790
      Firmware : 200R001C1209SP100
      Compile date / time : Oct 22 2013 08:49:54
      Hardware ver. : E5172s-22
      Dashboard version :
      SIM Lock status : unlocked
      Wrong codes entered : 10 (unlock attempts left : 0)


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