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Huawei E3131 3G USB modem


Just the other day, I re-contracted my mobile broadband line with my telco and as a result, I was given this Huawei E3131 3G modem. I had a rude shock when I got back home though. I found out that my modem was not compatible with my TP-LINK TL-MR3020 3G mini router. Bloody hell. Lucky my old Huawei E1550 3G USB modem is still functioning well. I went online and there is no help to find at all…in English. Came across a few sites written in all kinds of other languages other than English. I would use Google translate to translate it but some of the steps involve re-flashing the ROM on my little router so the instructions must be precise for me to do so. Oh well. Hopefully there will be an update to the TP-LINK firmware for my router and then it will start recognising this new 3G USB modem. But until then, my old Huawei will have to suffice.

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  1. Rafi Sushil K
    21/04/2014 at 14:37

    Hello Alan,
    Any luck with the Modem?
    I am also facing the same issue. TP-LINK TL-MR3020 not working with Huawei E3131.
    Rafi
    India

  1. 08/01/2016 at 08:35

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