Huawei Hilink modem switch to COM Ports Mode

Huawei Hilink modem switch to Ports

Connect Huawei HiLink modem to pc. Wait for browser to launch with modem’s web panel. If it does not launch automatically, check device manual for how to reach it

Huawei Hilink modem switch to COM Ports Mode


In browser’s address bar type in http://192.168.1.1/html/switchProjectMode.html for old modems or http://192.168.8.1/html/switchProjectMode.html for latest modems

Note: address might be different for your device but except IP address of your device, the remaining part of command will be same.

Huawei Hilink modem switch to COM Ports Mode


Press Enter on Keyboard. Web panel page will become blank

Huawei Hilink modem switch to COM Ports Mode


Open device manager and locate Huawei Hilink modem

Huawei Hilink modem switch to COM Ports Mode


If there are yellow “?” and “!” signs, it means drivers are necessary to install. Right click on one of the lines and select “Update Driver…”

Huawei Hilink modem switch to COM Ports Mode


Locate drivers on PC and click ok to start installation. If you do not have drivers for your modem visit our Support Area page here to check available ones. Wait for drivers to be installed

Huawei Hilink modem switch to COM Ports Mode

Repeat driver installation steps for other line that belongs to Huawei modem


After installation check in Device Manager if modem now appears correctly, without “?” or “!” signs

Huawei Hilink modem switch to COM Ports Mode

Hilink Modem was successfully switched to COM Ports mode.

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