How to unlock the Beeline modem?
Very many even do not realize that buying3g-modem from one of the cellular operators, they in some sense lose their freedom of choice. How is this manifested? Yes, it's very simple. After all, the modem is initially configured to work with a SIM card of only one operator, which means that even if you have a need, you can not use the services of another cellular provider. How to unlock the Beeline modem and configure it to work with SIM cards of other operators? Read all about this below.
Unlock using Modem manager
The simplest method is to use a third-partysoftware, for example, 3G Modem Manager. In the program there is nothing complicated. You just need to plug the modem into the USB port, wait for the standard program to start, close it and run Modem Manager. Well, then you'll figure out how to act. The program is simple and easy to use.
Unlock with Qualcomm Product Support Tools
Unlock the zTE "Beeline" modem and othersway. To do this, you need to download a special program Qualcomm Product Support Tools, and then install. How to do it? Run the QPST Configuration utility. It starts so - Start, after that go to "All Programs", then select QPST, QPST Configuration. Now click on the ADD NEW PORT button. You should see a window where you can find COM port number-USB / QC Diagnostic. After all these actions, click "OK", close the utility and run the EFS Explorer. After the launch, you will see the Phone Selection window. Here you need to select the port that was previously added to the configurator. We press OK and wait for the connection to end. Now we are directly inside the modem's file system. Feel free to delete the file, which is called FLAG_NO_DOWN. So the modem will lose its affection for the sim card. And if you delete the file CD_STARTUP_FLAG, then when you turn on the device will be immediately identified as a modem.
And yet - we recommend that you still download formodem native driver and save yourself on the computer two files - FLAG_NO_DOWN and CD_STARTUP_FLAG. This can be useful to you in the future. Or just remember that when reinstalling the system, or if you use a modem on another computer, you will need to insert these two files into the modem, because otherwise it will not start on the computer without the necessary drivers.