Update your Huawei E182E Mobile Internet Key

Learn how to update your Huawei E182E Mobile Internet Key.

Before you update your mobile Internet key, you need to know your current firmware version.

Windows

  1. Insert the mobile Internet key into a USB port

  2. Launch the Mobile Internet Key connection manager

  3. Select
    Tools

  4. Select
    Diagnostics

  5. Select the
    Device
    tab

If your firmware version is not 13.001.08.05.464, you are eligible for a firmware upgrade.

Mac OS X

  1. Insert the mobile Internet key into a USB port

  2. Launch the Mobile Internet Key connection manager

  3. Select
    Tools

  4. Select
    Diagnostics

  5. Select the
    Device
    tab

If your Firmware version is not 13.305.06.02.464, you are eligible for a firmware upgrade.

You will need to ensure that:

  • Your computer battery is fully charged or is connected to a power source

  • All applications on your computer are closed

  • The mobile Internet key remains connected to your computer during the upgrade

Download the firmware update to your computer

Windows

To download the firmware update to your computer, do the following.

  1. Download the firmware update from the Huawei website

  2. The File Download window appears. Select
    Save

    • Note
      : If this screen does not appear, you will need to disable the pop-up blocker from your browser's
      Tools
      menu

  3. The
    Save As
    window appears. From the
    Save in
    menu, select
    Desktop

  4. Select
    Save
    . The file download begins

  5. When the download is complete, select
    Close

  6. The file icon appears on your Desktop

The firmware update is downloaded to your computer.

Install the firmware update

  1. From the Mobile Internet Key connection manager, select
    Disconnect

    • Note
      : Do not close the Mobile Internet Key connection manager window after you disconnect.

  2. Remove the mobile Internet key from your computer

  3. Remove the SIM card from your mobile Internet key

  4. Reinsert the mobile Internet key in a USB portThe following error appears: The SIM/USIM card has not been detected or is invalid.

  5. Select
    OK

  6. Close the Mobile Internet Key connection manager window

  7. From the Desktop, double-click
    E182E UTPS13.001.

  8. The Update Wizard window appears. Select Start

  9. The firmware installation begins. This can take up to five minutes

    • Note
      : Do not disconnect the mobile Internet key from your computer during the installation process

  10. When the installation is finished, select
    Finish

  11. Launch the Mobile Internet Key connection manager

  12. The Setup window appears with the following message: "An earlier version has been installed. Do you want to remove it first?"

  13. Select
    Yes

  14. The Mobile Internet Key Uninstall Wizard window displays. Select
    Next

  15. Follow the on-screen prompts and select
    Finish

  16. The Mobile Internet Key Setup Wizard window displays. Select
    Next

  17. Follow the on-screen prompts and select
    Finish

  18. Close the Mobile Internet Key connection manager

  19. Remove the mobile Internet key from your computer

  20. Insert the SIM card into your mobile Internet key

  21. Reinsert the mobile Internet key in a USB port

The firmware update is installed on your computer.

Mac OS X

To download the firmware update to your computer, do the following.

  1. Download the firmware update from Huawei

  2. The
    Downloads
    window appears. When the download is complete, select Clear and close the window

  3. Select
    Finder

  4. From the left pane, select the
    Home
    icon

  5. Double-click the
    Downloads
    folder

  6. Drag and drop the folder titled
    E182E UOTPS13
    to your Desktop

  7. The file icon appears on your Desktop

The firmware update is downloaded to your computer.

Install the firmware update

To install the downloaded firmware update, do the following.

  1. From the Mobile Internet Key connection manager, select
    Disconnect

  2. Close the Mobile Internet Key connection manager window

  3. Remove the mobile Internet key from your computer

  4. Remove the SIM card from your mobile Internet key

  5. Reinsert the mobile Internet key in a USB port

  6. The Mobile Internet Key connection manager launches

  7. Close the Mobile Internet Key connection manager window
    without selecting Connect

  8. From the Desktop, double-click
    E182E UOTPS13

  9. Double-click the Software version folder

  10. Double-click the file located in this folder

  11. The Update Wizard window appears. Select
    Start

  12. The firmware installation begins. This can take up to five minutes

    • Note
      : Do not disconnect the mobile Internet key from your computer during the installation process

  13. Select
    Finish

  14. Launch the Mobile Internet Key connection manager

  15. The Mobile Internet Key Installer window appears. Select
    Continue

  16. Review the License Agreement and select
    Continue

  17. Select
    Agree

  18. Select
    Continue
    and follow the on-screen prompts

  19. When the installation is finished, select
    Close

  20. Remove the mobile Internet key from your computer

  21. Insert the SIM card into your mobile Internet key

  22. Reinsert the mobile Internet key in a USB port

The firmware update is installed on your computer.

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