E173 (E173z-1) Etisalat UAE Huawei Modem Dongle Datacard unlocked

Unlock E173 (E173z-1) Etisalat UAE Huawei Modem Dongle Datacard Free Instructions

Unlock E173 (E173z-1) Etisalat UAE Huawei Modem Dongle Datacard Free Instructions – Recently I had written about unlocking of E173z-1 MTN Sudan modem. Today, I am going to write about E173 (E173z-1) UAE etisalat Nigeria modem dongle data card  I keep writing unlocking procedures for various types of modems for free. Today, we have come with you to unlock E173 (E173z-1) Etisalat UAE Huawei Modem Dongle Datacard. Etisalat has launched in UAE different types of firmware modem. List of firmware which were launched my Etisalat network in UAE is :
  1. (Build: Apr 23 2012 12:02:27)
  2. (Build: Mar 17 2012 12:15:53)
  3. (Build: Feb 16 2012 11:05:38)
Above mentioned all firmware are customised and it can be unlocked with the help of unlock code only. You need to download one software and one firmware which download link is provided at the end of the article.
Step by step guide to unlock E173 (E173z-1) Etisalat UAE Huawei Modem Dongle Datacard :
  1. Download all software’s from the download link which is provided at the end of the article.
  2. Now close the dashboard / software / connection manager of E173 (E173z-1) Etisalat UAE Huawei Modem Dongle Datacard and run Universal Master code software and go to Huawei tab and generate the flash code for your modem.
  3. Now run the downloaded firmware software.
  4. When it asks for password then use flash code as password and proceed till finish.
  5. Now open the Huawei Modem Code Writer tool and put there unlock code to unlock your modem.
Note : Don’t enter any wrong codes into your E173z-1 MTN Huawei Sudan modem, it is a new algo modem and its unlock code is different than others. Your modem will be permanently locked. You can buy from me  through paypal button from top right side. After payment send me modem details with transaction details in

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6 thoughts on “E173 (E173z-1) Etisalat UAE Huawei Modem Dongle Datacard unlocked

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      Suriya Raj

      May 24, 2013 at 5:36am

      thx for the kinda info about links.. al 3 links has been updated.. you can dowload the files without any error..if any notify me i will update them..

      happy to help you..

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    June 16, 2013 at 1:11pm

    And what about the E173z-1 locked on Etisalat (Egypt)
    Does this procedure applicable with the mentioned modem ?

    Found modem: E173z-1
    Model: Huawei E173
    Hardware ver.: CH2E303SM
    Dashboard version: UTPS23. .07.04.135
    Chipset: HiSilicon
    SIM Lock status: Locked (CardLock)
    Wrong codes entered: 0 (unlock attempts left : 10)

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      Suriya Raj

      June 16, 2013 at 1:15pm

      yes it will work.have a get your unlock code contact me back.

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      June 17, 2013 at 9:03pm

      Unfortunately, it seems that the stubborn customized firmware ( of Huawei E173z-1 Etisalat Egypt having an implementation enabling it to resist it’s replacement with the E173Cs-1_Update_21.

      Therefore, the unlock process got impeded at step 1.

      What happened that when you run the mentioned E173Cs firmware updating file the program detected the USB modem port, then asked for password as expected but after providing the flash code obtained by the help of Universal Master Code, the program process to the updating step but suddenly stop giving this error massage. (error code: 19)

      Note: the provided link to download E173Cs-1_Update_21. give a damaged ( rar ) file with 83 kb size. I had googled it.

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