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Install your USB modem or Wi-Fi router

Do you have a Huawei or Vodafone mobile router or modem and want to surf via the 4G/3G network? Installing the Wi-Fi router or USB stick takes just a few clicks.


Huawei R218H & R216H

Huawei 216 & 218 H

To connect your Wi-Fi router to the Internet, follow these steps:

  1. Turn on your Wi-Fi router or connect it to the USB port of your computer.
  2. Connect to a Wi-Fi network on your computer. The name (SSID) and the password (Wi-Fi Key) of the Wi-Fi network are mentioned on the Vodafone Mobile Wi-Fi Reminder Card which was delivered with your Wi-Fi router.
  3. Surf to your Wi-Fi router’s configuration menu at http://vodafonemobile.wifi with a recent internet browser.
  4. Enter your PIN code in the PIN code field and click OK.
    Did you forget your PIN code? After entering a wrong PIN code 3 times, your PUK code will be requested. Enter the PUK code to unlock your SIM card.
  5. You are now connected to the Internet.

Do you also want to surf abroad? Follow these steps:

  1. Surf to your Wi-Fi router’s configuration menu at http://vodafonemobile.wifi with a recent internet browser.
  2. At the top right, enter admin in the Password field and click Login.
  3. In the Mobile Wi-Fi tab, click on Mobile Broadband.
  4. Click on Connection.
  5. Check the box next to Automatically connect even when roaming. Click on Save.
  6. You can now also use your Wi-Fi router abroad.

Huawei E5573

Huawei E 5573

To connect your Wi-Fi router to the Internet, follow these steps:

  1. Turn on your Wi-Fi router.
  2. Connect to a Wi-Fi network on your computer. The name (SSID) and the password (Wi-Fi Key) of the Wi-Fi network are mentioned on the back of your Wi-Fi router. You will find this information on the inside, so you need to open the device.
  3. You are now connected to the Internet.

Do you want to change the name and/or password of your Wi-Fi network? Follow these steps:

  1. Connect your Wi-Fi router to the USB port of your computer.
  2. Surf to the configuration menu of your router on http://192.168.8.1 with a recent Internet browser. If desired, you can change the language at the top right of the screen.
  3. Enter admin as username and admin as password and click Log In.
  4. Check Auto-download (auto-update after a restart) and click Next.
  5. In the SSID field, choose a name for your Wi-Fi network of up to 32 characters. This is the name you will see in the list of Wi-Fi networks.
  6. In the WPA pre-Shared key field, choose a password for your Wi-Fi network.
  7. Check Modify password and click Nexr.
  8. Connect to Wi-Fi again from your computer by choosing the name of the Wi-Fi network you just chose and enter your password.
  9. The name and/or password of your Wi-Fi network have now been changed.

You can also download the complete manual (.pdf) (multilingual) of your device.


Huawei K5160 & K4203

Huawei K 5160

You can download and install the Vodafone Mobile Broadband Dashboard software for your USB stick (on vodafone.com).

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