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How to Update Huawei E173 Modem Firmware

How to Update Huawei E173 Modem Firmware

Huawei E173 is a popular USB modem that can be used to access the internet via mobile networks. It supports various network technologies such as HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE and GPRS. However, some users may encounter problems with their modem such as low signal strength, connection drops, or compatibility issues with different operating systems. To solve these problems, it is recommended to update the modem firmware to the latest version.

E173Update 111268500209 B427

Firmware is a software program that controls the hardware of a device. It can improve the performance, stability and security of the device. Updating firmware can also fix bugs, add new features and support new network bands. However, updating firmware can also cause some risks such as data loss, device damage or warranty void. Therefore, it is important to follow the instructions carefully and backup your data before updating.

In this article, we will show you how to update Huawei E173 modem firmware using a file named This file contains an executable file that can automatically update your modem firmware to version B427. This version is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 operating systems and supports various network operators around the world.

Steps to Update Huawei E173 Modem Firmware

  • Download from one of the following links: [^1^], [^2^], [^3^] or [^4^]. The file size is about 16 MB.

  • Extract the zip file using a program such as WinRAR or 7-Zip. You will get a file named E173Update_11.

  • Connect your Huawei E173 modem to your computer via USB port. Make sure the modem is detected by your computer and the drivers are installed properly.

  • Close any programs that may use the modem such as Huawei Mobile Partner or web browser.

  • Run E173Update_11. as administrator by right-clicking on it and selecting "Run as administrator".

  • Follow the on-screen instructions to update your modem firmware. Do not disconnect or power off your modem or computer during the update process.

  • Wait until the update is completed and a message "Update Success" appears on the screen.

  • Restart your computer and modem to apply the changes.

Congratulations! You have successfully updated your Huawei E173 modem firmware to version B427.

Troubleshooting Tips

  • If you encounter any errors or problems during the update process, try to repeat the steps again or use a different USB port or computer.

  • If your modem does not work after updating, try to restore it to the original firmware using Huawei Flasher or contact Huawei customer service for assistance.

  • If you want to check your modem firmware version, you can use Huawei Mobile Partner or dial *#*#2846579#*#* on your phone connected to the modem and select "Device Information".

We hope this article was helpful for you. If you have any questions or feedback, please leave a comment below. 0efd9a6b88


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