Thursday, August 27, 2009

Huawei E220 HSDPA modem in GNUNTU

E220 works perfectly with wvdial on ubuntu Hardy Haron.

  • Plug in the modem and run - sudo wvdialconf

  • Then edit the wvdial.conf file… - sudo vim /etc/wvdial.conf - Uncomment Username and Password lines in wvdial.conf and add the following to the end of the file "stupid mode = yes"

  • Save the wvdial.conf

  • Run wvdial to get connected :)

If you are using ubuntu 8.10 then the Graphical Network Manager recognizes the modem and connects you within seconds.


  1. indunil how do we contact you? this is good

  2. Hi Indunil,
    my name is legrand.i need your help with regards to my huawei e220 usb modem.i'm failling to unlock is the IMEI:355083012317456.
    Thank you in advance for your help.
    Many regards,

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  4. Great work.
    I have Huawei E169G modem. IMEI-353058020658689

    Many Thanks

  5. @Legrand,

    I suggest you can approach and specify the country,locked network of Huawei E220. Based on the availability you can get the permanent unlock code along with free instructions.

  6. Awesome work done geek. i have been able to unlock my E220.