Yesterday, I had reviewed Huawei E8131 Wingle. Now its time to talk about Huawei E8231 Wingle. E8231 is the perfect hotspot for your car, because with an adapter you can easily connect it to the cigarette lighter and all occupants will enjoy Wi-Fi with HSPA +. The Huawei E8231 is like E8131, which provides up to 10 devices simultaneously with the Internet. Huawei E8231 is HSPA+ device with 21 Mbps download and 5.76Mbps upload speed and can connect with PC/Laptop or any USB Adapter and activate Wi-Fi. It will cost you Rs. 2999/- in Indian market.

Huawei E8231 WiFi Wingle
Huawei E8231 WiFi Wingle

Huawei E8231 Wingle is controlled by the built-in web UI. By doing this you are managing the devices (up to 10 pieces), which supplies your mobile hotspot with Internet and have your current data usage at a glance.


Huawei E8231 is also know as Power-Fi because its features. It only takes a power source like laptop, power mains or car charging point to turn these devices into Wi-Fi Hotspots. Huawei Power-Fi E8231 is a multi-mode wireless terminal for SOHO (Small Office Home Office) and business professionals. It is HSPA+ device with 21.6 Mbps DL and 5.76Mbps UL speed and can connect with PC/Laptop or any USB Adaptor and activate Wi-Fi. With this Wi-Fi router, users can share up to 10 devices at a time.


The main key features of Huawei E8231 Wingle :


  1. HSPA+ 21.6 Mbps download /HSUPA 5.76 Mbps upload speed
  2. Works with Power Mains / Car Charger / Laptop
  3. Create Wi-Fi hotspot and connect upto 10 devices
  4. Supports Huawei Mobile Wi-Fi App
  5. Windows 8 Compatibility
  6. SMS
  7. Plug and Play


The main specifications of Huawei E8231 Wingle :


1. Dimension :  88 mm x 27 mm x 11.5 mm

Huawei E8231 dimension
Huawei E8231 dimension

2. Weight :  about 30g

3. System Requirements :  Windows ® XP (min. SP3) , Windows Vista ™ (min.SP1), Windows ® 7, Windows ® 8, Windows RT (WLAN only), Mac ™ OS X 10.6 or higher

4. Data Services :

3G (UMTS) frequencies :  900/2100 MHz (Dual Band)

3G antenna diversity :  yes

HSPA :  HSPA + up to 21.6 Mbit / s, HSDPA up to 14.4 Mbit / s

HSUPA :  up to 5.76 Mbit / s

2G (GSM) frequencies :  850/900/1800/1900 MHz (Quad band)

EDGE / GPRS : yes / yes

Wi-Fi : IEEE 802.11 b / g / n, 2.4GHz

WLAN encryption :  256-bit WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK (TKIP / AES)

5. Connection :  USB 2.0 High Speed

6. Display :  Multi-colored LEDs


Unlocking of Huawei E8231 WiFi Wingle not tested till now. Interested users can leave comment.


Update : Unlock code charge of Huawei E8231 WiFi Wingle is 6 $, interested users can mail in


  1. Hi. I have purchased a new E8231, but after registering the SIM for the first time and being connected for a few minutes, it disconnects and then always No service. After changing the SIM, this process repeates. May I know the possible problem and it’s solution! !

  2. hi
    i had huawei e355,e392_u92,2 e1550,E1732,e177 and now i bought new e8231 modem and 7th in row i would like to know if mobile dashboard of e8231 is available as i will upgrade internet dashboard of e355 with this one
    for people with E8231 sim disconnection issue please understand that e8231 has a auto disconnect time with max disconnection time upto 120 minutes. it is coded into dashboard to disconnect after a while .u can reconnect by going to or your wifi modems IP far as i have used its better and signal is quite good and wifi range is if u can upgrade modem dashboard it will work if i get more info i will post it here

  3. pl can u tell me the benefits of unlocking Huawei e8231 wingle

    Huawei Power-Fi E8231
    Huawei Power-Fi E8231
    Huawei Power-Fi E8231

  4. hi..kamlesh…i have huawei E8231-s1 tata photon max wifi data card….can it be unlocked??? And what will be the charges??? And i have already tried some unlock codes which didnt can i be sure that your unlock code is gonna work??? Please let me know…

  5. Hi Kamlesh Please send the pay pal link to get unlock code for Huawei mobile wifi E5372. IMEI # 864578016628612 from Kuwait with Viva connection.