Megafon Russia has launched Huawei MR150-3 4G+ pocket WiFi router, which is similar in look to Vodafone R216. R216 can be unlocked easily, however Megafon MR150-3 unlocking is not so easy. In Russia you can also find out E5573BS-320 router which is locked to Beeline carrier and can be unlocked. In India, Nigeria, U.K. and Australia you can find out the models Huawei E5573s-606 and E5573s-320 which can be unlocked easily.
Basically Huawei Megafon MR150-3 4G+ and Beeline E5573Bs-320, both are similar in model, but MegaFon device has higher security and needs to proceed with some extra steps, that is called Bootloader method. For the said Bootloader method, you have to dismantle the device and shot the ground with Boot PIN.
How to shot the board of Megafon MR150-3 4G+ pocket WiFi router?
- Dismantle the Megafon MR150-3 4G+.
2. Let the battery inside the router, but don’t switch it ON.
3. As image shown, touch the boot pin and ground of the board from any metal / wire as shown in above image.
4. Same time, insert USB cable to PC.
5. It will produce a sound.
6. Remove the metal / wire from board.
8. Run both in PC (Check for drivers in computer management, if any port of Huawei is Yellow marked then restart the PC, it will automatically installed, if not then you can also use Huawei mobile partner).
9. If everything goes correct as described above, then detect your device under Balong tool.
10. It will show COM port of Huawei as Boot_3G.
11. Click (…) and select USBloader_E5573Bs.bin file (you can download it from here).
12. Now press Load button.
13. It will take a few minutes and will install unlocked bootloader file in your device.
Note: Firmware downgrading process is not compulsory. However, if you don’t get to get it locked in future, then you should must pass from this process also. Otherwise, you can directly jump up to DC Unlocker process.
14. Download Huawei E5573bs-320 Firmware 21.110.99.01.00 (normal).
15. Download Universal master code tool to generate flash code or you can also comment below.
16. Download latest Huawei Driver V5.05.02.00 (It is compatible up to Windows 10).
17. Run the firmware (version 21.110.99.01.00) file.
18. It will ask you 8 digit flash code, use here which you got in comment or you have generated through universal master code.
19. Insert the code and follow onscreen till the finish of flashing process.
20. Run the downloaded Huawei drivers.
21. Now, your Huawei E5573BS-320 Megafon router will be detected by PC.
22. Run DC unlocker now (download it from here).
23. Detect it.
24. Go to the end of the result.
25. Now type “AT^NVRDEX=50503,0,128” (without quotes) and press enter from keyboard.
26. Now, it will show NV codes in hash format. Copy and mail it in firstname.lastname@example.org in a notepad format. Hash code will be converted into unlock code and after receiving the payment it will be mailed back.
Soon after getting the unlock code, update the device with new firmware of Huawei E5573Bs-320 21.200.07.00.00. Now, change the default SIM with another network provider SIM, connect to PC, login to the device and enter the code to unlock it.
Note: Unlock code is not free, its charge is only 6 USD. You can pay in PayPal id email@example.com and mention details.