How to configure Airtel 4G hotspot Wi-Fi router
Airtel 4G Hotspot router is a portable Wi-Fi router for carrying with pocket and create hotspot everywhere. This device powered by Huawei E5573S-606 Mobile Wi-Fi model design for Airtel network, It’s a portable 4G Wi-Fi router with battery backup to best fit for traveling purpose to get connected every time with Wi-Fi hotspot and can do official conference and work over the internet. Its support 2G/3G/4G network type so whenever you are moving from one place to another place its auto switch network if there is no 4g connection. Changing 4G to 3G and 2G only will slow down speed but you will always connect to the internet. When you buy the 4G router from Airtel then its locked with Airtel network only you cannot use any other sim such as Idea, Vodafone, Jio, Reliance etc.. Card until it’s no unlocked for other Network. It is highly recommended if you just buy a new Airtel 4G hotspot router than change the default setting always. see the complete manual for Airtel 4G hotspot router configuration first time from mobile and Laptop.
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In this post, the title is How to unlock Airtel 4G hotspot router for all network but this post will give you complete guide How you can change default Wi-Fi name and password for your Airtel 4G Wi-Fi router and Airtel 4G Mobile Wi-Fi router for home. originally airtel 4G hotspot router is Huawei 4g LTE wifi hotspot router which is locked with Airtel network sim only.
Before proceeding to the configuration of your Airtel 4G Wi-Fi router make sure your router charge at least 30%-40% .you can use Mobile or Laptop for changing Wi-Fi name in your router. So follow the below step to the configuration of your 4G Wi-Fi router.
Airtel 4G Mobile Wi-Fi Router Default Setting.
For configuration fo any router you should know the default factory settings of the particular router to access for making changes. so see below steps how to see default settings in your Airtel 4G router mention in Device sticker.
Open Back cover of your 4G router. Remove battery and see the sticker with Model No. Default IP address and Default login username and password for Airtel 4G router.
Take a picture of backside or you can write down information in the paper.
- Model No: – Airtel 4G Hotspot E5573C
- Default IP: 168.1.1
Default Password: admin
- Wi-Fi Name: Airtel-E5573-EC27
- Wi-Fi password :rq4md2ym
Airtel 4G hotspot Wi-Fi router Wireless Connection with Mobile and Laptop.
Now On your 4G hotspot router and go to Mobile or Laptop WiFi signal and Find the WiFi name
“Airtel-E5573-EC27” click connect and put default password “ rq4md2ym”.
Login Airtel 4G hotspot Wi-Fi router.
Once your Mobile or Laptop connected to Airtel 4G Hotspot router now open your browser and open “192.168.1.1” in the browser.
Use admin for username and password admin for login router.
After Login Device will open in Homepage where you will get status of Mobile network and WiFi router connection.
- Network Signal and Connectivity status connected or Disconnected to the network.
- Mobile Data Enable Disable Button: From this button, you can Disable or Enable your Mobile data when you do not want to use the internet.
- Current Connection: This option will show real-time Received and Sent data by Mobile network.
- WlanStatus: WLAN status show status of WiFi router On/Off and user connected to Wi-Fi router.
Airtel 4G hotspot Mobile Wi-Fi Router Profile Settings.
Profile settings by default configured with Airtel Company so recommended not to change any settings in the profile. Changing any settings can be disconnected from the network.
for profile settings go to Settings top from top menu see below Default Profile settings for Airtel 4G hotspot Router.
Profile Name – Airtel Mobile office (default)
IP type: IPv4 & IPv6
DNS Mode: Auto
Click Apply Save
Airtel 4G hotspot Mobile Network Selection 2G/3G/4G and Auto.
Although everyone knows 4G is always faster than 2G and 3G but fixing network in 4G can be disconnect internet when moving one place to another place because if there is no connectivity of 4G in any particular place then internet goes down so Auto Network Selection is always benefited when moving one place to another place. In auto mode, the 4G router will auto select available network at the location you will always get connected only speed will slow down according to network 2G or 3G speed. Let see the option to change network selection settings below.
Go to Settings—Dial-up–Network Settings
Network – Preferred Mode: 2G/3G/4G/Auto choose here mode
Airtel 4G hotspot Router Wi-Fi Configuration.
Airtel 4G router preconfigured with default Airtel said and Default password for WiFi connection. Default settings are always highly recommended to change to safe from hackers. Any WiFi router default settings easily can get from the internet so change always default settings. see step to step how to change 4G router default Wi-Fi name and Password.
Go to Settings – Wlan
SSID: Airtel-E5573-EC27 ( Delete this name and Type new Wi-Fi name here)
Security mode: WPA2-PSK (choose this security type recommended )
WPA pre-shared Key: Type your new Wi-Fi password here
SSID Broadcast: Enable ( Keep this enable to unhide your Wi-Fi Name)
Apply Settings to save changes
Airtel 4G hotspot Router Wi-Fi Advanced Configuration to speed up 4G speed.
WLAN Advance settings are always important to avoid Wi-Fi speed issue due to wrong channel selection and wrong settings. See how to configure Hotspot 4G Wi-Fi router Advance settings.
Settings –WLAN—WLAN Advanced Settings
Country/Region Adaption: Enable ( this option should enable to get legal channel list as per country )
Country/Region: Choose your Country here
Channel: choose Channel from 1,6,11. If you are using more then 1 Hotspot router in the same home.
AP isolation: Off
WLAN auto off Enable ( if this will on then router will auto off when charging disconnected.)
WLAN off Time: off (this is auto off WiFi as per set time.)
Wi-Fi Bandwidth: Make to 20/40 as per user in the home.
Wlan Max-Access: choose the number of user in your home who can access 4g router(if you have 4 users make it 4user to safe from unknown user access.
Click Apply to save changes.
How to Enable Roaming Data in Airtel 4G hotspot Router:
This is the very important setting for travelers. Today every internet provider give free access to internet access in roaming as per local plan. It means the same place will applicable also in the whole country. So whenever we move origin city to another city internet disconnect if roaming data access will disable. So make your Hotspot 4G router Roaming Data Access Enable always.
Settings – Dial-UP –Mobile Connection
Mobile Connection: Mobile data – Turnoff/Turn on
Data Roaming: Enable (Enable these settings to get access in roaming always)
How to Configure DMZ settings in Airtel 4G hotspot router for NVR Access.
DMZ settings use to create a secure tunnel to access any private network device publicly throw routers. So if you are looking to access any Device, CCTV, NVR, Server and another network device publicly you can use DMZ settings for remote area where you can use 4G network. see how to use DMZ configuration in Airtel hotspot router.
Settings –Security – DMZ settings
DMZ status: click on Enable option
DMZ IP Address: put the IP address of network device you want to access from publicly
Airtel 4G Hotspot Password Change.
With changing default Wi-Fi settings its also important to change Wi-Fi router default login password to secure from unknown Wi-Fi user such as the guest user.
Settings –System –Modify Password.
Current password: admin (user default password here)
New password: type new login password here
Confirm password: type new password again
How to Factory Reset Airtel 4G Hotspot router.
If you forgot Login password or Forgotten Wi-Fi password then no need to worry. just simple steps will reset your Airtel 4G hotspot router to Default factory settings and you can reconfigure your router again to get help from above post.
Airtel 4G hotspot Wi-Fi router Reset process.
Open device back cover.
see the reset button beside the battery.
Press button for 4-5 second with a needle
the router will reboot and you will get default Airtel WiFi name in your wireless signal in the mobile
just reconfigure and enjoy
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