Here is a simple tutorial steps on how to check your huawei and 3G usb modems imei number(s). You may want to unlock your 3G usb modems only for you to find out that the imei number engraved on the body of the modem has cleaned off.
Or because you can no longer have access to the cartoon wrapper of the modem. From my own experience frequent handling and usage of your modem can get the write ups on the body of the modem cleaned of.
You need to get get your modem imei number for many things such as any of the following
1. To flash the modem to generate the flash code.
2. To generate the unlock codes so as to make your modem universal by being able to accept other network operator simcards
Searching to locate your zte and huawei imei number is easy. Just follow these simple steps on how i was able to locate the imei number of my GLO usb modem.
Though my modem is made by GLO, but its my MTN simcard that i am currently using to browse on it, because it has been unlocked to accept to accept other simcards.
To Check, find and get your 3 G usb modem imei number, do the following
Step 1: Plug in your USB modem to your PC usb port and wait for its to initial detecting and registering a network.
Step 2: Click on Tools icon on the top of the modem user gracfice interface
Step 3: click on Diagnostics, the first tab to appear is the Device tab, from here you will find the following details
Device name or Model
Serial Number of the modem
IMEI number of your modem
Hardware Version of your modem
Firmware version of your usb modem
Here is a Pictorial diagram on how I found my modem imei number
You can simply note and write down your modem imei number and do what ever you wanna do with it.
Like i before, checking to detect your modem imei number is easy by following the simple steps above. Please use the comment to share with us if yours is quite different from mine.
Post updated 17th, July 2013.