Huawei 401HW pocket wifi having the firmware version 21.323.01.00.1309 and WebUI 17.100.09.00.1309. After following the instructions given in this post you can unlock your 401HW pocket wifi easily without going through the hassle of dismantling the router. The process which we are going to share today will unlock your router without opening the screws.
How to unlock Softbank 401HW
Download 401HW Unlock App and open it. Go to User Login (Default username and password is unlockmyrouter).
After successful login, Click on “Auto Detect Device”, your device information will get displayed.
Note: If you get the message
connection failed or login failed, Download this file, extract and run it. It will enable the com ports and will open Device Manager, check if there are two Com ports. If the ports are present, Click Login/AutoDetect. If you can’t see two ports, you have to fix the driver issue.
After successful detection, Choose Flash Firmware option and click the submit button. It will ask you to enter a code, type the code here received after the payment and click OK.
Your Huawei 401HW router will restart and the firmware installation process will start automatically.
Wait for the installation to finish.
Wait for two minutes and in the 401HW unlocking APP, Click Auto Detect Device, your router details will get displayed.
choose Restart Device Option, click Submit. Your router will restart to apply the new settings.
Your Softbank 401HW router is now unlocked and will work with any SIM card.
Unlock code is not free. You will have to pay 6 USD to get the Code for your router. Kindly proceed only if you agree to pay the same.