MTS (MTC) of Russia is now providing Huawei E5573 MiFi routers to his customers, in form of MTS 8210FT. The device comes with a 1500mAch battery, which last up to 6 hours of active work and 300 on standby. It can share the internet with the 10 people on the Wi-Fi and a single user if you connect the router to a computer via a USB cable. Like all operator device, it has also SIMLock to restrict access to another network.
Beeline carrier of Russia is also selling E5573BS-320, which comes with SIMLock and can be unlocked with the help of firmware. However, MTS 8210FT needs different firmware.
The MTS 8210FT mobile WiFi router can provide download speed upto 150 Mbps, while upload limit is 50 Mbps in LTE. In 3G technology DC-HSPA + download speed up to 42Mbit / s is possible, while upload speed is up to 5.76Mbit / sec. It has a micro SD card slot for cards up to 32GB and can be accessed admin panel at , user name and the default password is admin. It is compatible with Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Vista , Windows 7, Win 8, MAC OS X 10.5, 10.6 and 10.7. It has 97 x 57 x 13 mm dimension and weight is 76g.
DC-unlocker result :
Found modem: E5573s-156
Model: Huawei E5573 (untested)
IMEI: 8669580200 *****
Serial NR. : N3Y7S158170 *****
Dashboard version: WEBUI_17.100.09.03.143
SIM Lock status: unlocked
Wrong codes entered: 0 (unlock attempts left: 10)
To unlock the MTS 8210FT (Huawei E5573S-156) you need to first change the firmware, then unlocking is only possible.
How to change the firmware of MTS 8210FT (Huawei E5573S-156) :
- Download firmware Huawei E5573s-156 General 21.180.99.07.00.
- Change the SIM and connect to PC with USB cable.
- Disconnect internet.
- Close the software / WebUI of the modem.
- Run the firmware update.
- It will ask you flash code. (Comment below with model and IMEI to get the firmware code.)
- Enter the code and wait till finish wizard.
- Now, you have successfully flashed the device.
Reset the device and download Drivers 5.05.02.00 of Huawei (It is compatible up to Windows 10). Run the downloaded driver into PC and now it will be detected.
Open the browser and type http://192.168.8.1. Login to device and go to SIMlock / NCK. Enter here 8 digit unlock code and enjoy your device with all operator.
How to get unlock code of MTS 8210FT (Huawei E5573S-156) ?
- Because of additional security of the device, you have to follow some commands.
- Download and install DC unlocker in your PC.
- Detect MTS 8210FT router under DC.
- Go to the end of the result.
- Now type “AT^NVRDEX=50503,0,128” (without quotes) and hit enter from keyboard.
6. Now, it will show some NV codes in hash format in pair of TWO. Copy all these and keep it in a notepad format. When Hash code will be converted into unlock code / SIMLock / NCK then after receiving the payment it will be mailed back.
After getting the unlock code, update the device with Huawei E5573s-156 Firmware 21.200.07.00.00 (general). Now, the device will start working normal.
Update: E5573s-156 is also available in Uganda through Africell, which comes with Hardware version: CL1E5573SM, firmware 21.200.07.00.1322 and Web UI 17.100.12.00.1322. Unlocking is also through same procedure.
Note : Unlock code is not free, its charge is US $6. Payment method is paypal, payza or perfect money.