Vodafone R215 has been recently launched in various countries, which is actually Huawei E5372. Vodafone R215 can also be unlocked with the help of unlock code. Various people was searching for firmware update of Vodafone R215 (Huawei E5372) from a long time. Today, I have got the firmware update of Vodafone R215 Australian Mobile Wi-Fi router, which download link has been provided at the end of the article. After the update of firmware of Vodafone R215 , your R215 device will be updated to V3.1.

 

How to Update the Firmware of Vodafone R215 4G Mobile Wi-Fi Router?

 

1. Proceed to the download link of Firmware update of Huawei R215 at the end of the article.

2. Download the R215 firmware and keep it on the desktop of your PC.

3. Plug your R215 using USB cable to windows Windows XP / vista / win 7 Operating System.

4. Install the R215 software first, which is indicated and provided by the device.

5. Once drivers are installed – open the ‘Computer Management’ window, and select ‘Device Manager’ to check the ports – you should see the ‘Vodafone Mobile Broadband Diagnostics Port’.

R215 firmware udpate - COM port checking
R215 firmware udpate – COM port checking

6. Run the downloaded file – ‘R215 MobileWifi Firmware v3.1.exe’. A flash updater window would pop up (Image below) – click Next.

R215 firmware update - Vodafone Flash Updater
R215 firmware update – Vodafone Flash Updater

7. Click ‘Start’ to proceed with the firmware update of R215.

R215 firmware udpate - Click on start
R215 firmware udpate – Click on start

8.  Now firmware update is started, make don’t shutdown or restart your PC.

R215 firmware udpate - Update in Progress
R215 firmware udpate – Update in Progress

9. After successful completion should display ‘Update complete’ as in the below image.

R215 firmware udpate - Update Complete
R215 firmware update – Update Complete

10. Now restore the default settings, it is mandatory.

11. Open WebUI and login.

 

12. Go to Help – Device Controls – Restore Default Settings and press “Confirm” to restore.

Vodafone R215 - Restore Default Settings
Vodafone R215 – Restore Default Settings

13. Now go to the homepage, and login. Select “Help –>”Diagnostics” and the device version should display 3.1.

Vodafone R215 - Software Version
Vodafone R215 – Software Version

14. Now your device firmware is updated successfully. Enjoy

 

Users who want to remove Vodafone branding totally can update the firmware with Huawei E5372.

 

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Download Vodafone R215 Mobile Wifi Firmware Update (Vodafone Australia E5372)

34 COMMENTS

  1. hi i have a r215 vodafone router unlocked , if i put the huawei firmware on it will it remain unlocked and witch unbranded one would u suggest from your list this might help in your selection thank you for your help in advance

    ian

  2. hi i have a vodafone branded r215 unlocked if i wanted to remove the branding with your firmware first would it remain unlocked and second which one from your list would you suggest this image might help

  3. hi i have a vodafone branded r215 unlocked if i wanted to remove the branding with your firmware first would it remain unlocked and second which one from your list would you suggest this image might help

    many than ian

  4. Hi, im having trouble as well flashing my Huawei modem E5372. it is unlocked . But it wont let me into the Homepage. the homepage just displays unusual code/writing instead. Iknow my only chance to get it working is to upgrade the firmware. at the moment it is r215 v3.0. im trying to upgrade to your r215 v 3.1 but it asks for a password. i only have 1 attempt left. please help.
    My I.m.e.i 358151051585486.

    Can you help.Many thanks Jonno

  5. Hi, at the moment i have r215 v3.0. im would to upgrade my r215 to v3.1 but what is my code?
    my IMEI is: 358151052264180

    thanks in advance.
    Fabiano

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