Today, I am sharing the Huawei E5172 Updater tool to Unlock the E5172 router. It has been created by the 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 the 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 the Huawei E5172 Router Updater Tool from the link provided at the end of the article.

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

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

E5172 Updater V1.00.000
E5172 Updater V1.00.000

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

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

Huawei E5172 Upgrade Tool
Huawei E5172 Upgrade Tool

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

7. Now select it and click on “Open.”

8. Now, the “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 the 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.

You might also be 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.



  1. Hi
    Thanks for sharing this method
    i have huawei E5172-1D90 model
    is there any way to unlock this model ?
    and how can i get the unlock code ?

  2. Hello,

    I have unlocked my router e5172As-22 (Portugal – NOS ). Everything fine code v2 worked.
    But it did not unlock the voip/Sip function. I know it is the firmware. I tried using to upgrade but it does not upgrade unless the firmware has the NOS ID.
    Any ideas?

  3. Sorry for the other question, why E5172updater is incompatible with windows 10 ? Is there another alternative ? Thanks a lot !

  4. i have unlocked my huawei E5172Bs-925 since 2017 from router unlock and up till date its not showing signal but showing correct USIM, please how can i change the firmware for it to get signal

  5. The huawei e5172 multicast updater tool has been updating my huawei e5172bs-925 router for about 30 minutes now and the third signal light is still blinking. Please when how long does the update process takes

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