How to restore the factory default settings for the Vodafone GigaCube CAT19?

There are two ways to reset the GigaCube to its factory settings.
Good to know: You delete all your personal modem settings, such as: Passwords, Wi-Fi names (SSID) and the Wi-Fi password.

That’s how it’s done:

Hold down the reset button on the underside of the Vodafone GigaCube CAT19 with a pointed object until the power indicator turns off.
You will restore all default settings. Then simply start and configure your GigaCube again.

Or open Settings > System via the GigaCube web interface
Click on Factory Settings > Restore. 

You will now see the information “All configurations will be reset to factory settings. Continue?”
Click on OK. The factory settings are restored …

 

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How to update the firmware of Vodafone GigaCube CAT19

  1. Enter http: //giga.cube in the address field of your internet browser and open the  GigaCube web interface.
  2. Select Settings >  Updates.
  3. Click on  Automatic update to activate the function. Good to know: If Automatic Update is turned on, your device will automatically update between 3:00 am and 5:00 am when it’s not in use.

 

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How to change the WLAN name (SSID) and the WLAN password at the Vodafone GigaCube CAT19?

Change Wi-Fi name (SSID)

First, connect your PC, smartphone or tablet to your Vodafone GigaCube CAT19 via Wi-Fi.

  1. Enter http: //giga.cube or 192.168.8.1 in the address bar of the browser.
  2. Enter the router login password .
  3. Click on Login.
  4. Dial from the GigaCube web interface > WLAN WLAN Security Settings.
  5. For WLAN name (SSID) gigacube-F2CE click on the pen under the Options.
  6. Enter a new name under WLAN Name (SSID). This name can have up to 32 characters.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Restart your GigaCube Cat19.

 

Change Wi-Fi password

  1. Dial from the GigaCube web interface > WLAN WLAN Security Settings.
  2. Select the desired SSID for the 2.4GHz or 5GHz work band for editing.
  3. Enter your personal Wi-Fi password if you have a Wi-Fi password.
    Tip: For your safety, we recommend combining letters and numbers. The Wi-Fi password must be at least 16 characters long.
  4. Click Save.
  5. You will see the following info: Your settings will be saved. Configuration completed, the system restarts WLAN.

 

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How to turn on or off the PIN use on the Vodafone GigaCube CAT19?

  1. Select Settings >  System via the GigaCube web interface .
  2. Dial PIN code management.
  3. Switch on PIN code management via the indicator.
  4. Enter your PIN code.
  5. Click Save.

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How to turn on or off mobile data on the Vodafone GigaCube CAT19?

  1. Click on the network via the GigaCube web interface.
  2. Dial in Mobile network Internet connection.
  3. Use the indicator next to Mobile Data to toggle this on or off.

 

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How to set up guest Wi-Fi on the Vodafone GigaCube CAT19?

With the guest Wi-Fi your guests surf with their own devices on the Internet. But do not access the contents of your home network. The guest WLAN ensures effective privacy and security.

Turn on Guest Wi-Fi – Here’s how:

  1. Make sure your Vodafone GigaCube CAT19 is connected to the internet.
  2. Open the GigaCube web interface.
  3. Click on  WLAN> Guest WLAN.
  4. Use the indicator next to Guest Wi-Fi to turn the access on or off.
  5. Set up your guest Wi-Fi now.
  6. Select the duration of use.
  7. Give your guest Wi-Fi your own Wi-Fi name (SSID)and your own Wi- Fi password.
  8. Click Save.

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Manage Vodafone GigaCube CAT19 via the HUAWEI SmartHome App

  1. Download the Huawei SmartHome App from Google Play or the App Store .
  2. Install the Huawei SmartHome app on your smartphone or tablet.
  3. Turn on the GigaCube CAT19.
  4. Open the Huawei SmartHome app.
  5. Agree to the user agreement.
  6. Swipe with your finger 3 times to the left across the display. Press Next.
  7. Select Connect.
  8. Select QR Code Scan.
  9. Scan the QR code from the bottom of your GigaCube CAT19 or the installation guide.
  10. The devices now connect via Wi-Fi.
  11. Tip in the Huawei SmartHome app to sign up.
  12. Enter the login password. Good to know: You can find it on the bottom of the GigaCube.
  13. Change to security Your login password to your own password. So you are even safer.
  14. Open under ToolsSettings > Account Settings > Change login password.
  15. Enter the current password.
  16. Enter a new password.
  17. Confirm the new password.
  18. Tip on the checkmark in the upper right corner of the display.
  19. Dial LoginEnter your new login password.
  20. You are now connected to your device and your GigaCube CAT19 via the Huawei SmartHome app.
    Manage via the app eg your Wi-Fi settings.

 

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Vodafone Gigacube Cat19 LED indicators lights and flashes means

LED indicator lights LED indicator flashes
Signal * No LED lights up: no mobile connection

* 1 green LED lights up: weak mobile radio reception

* 2 green LED lights: good mobile radio reception

* 3 green LED lights: very good mobile radio reception

LAN * No LED lightt: Ethernet cable not connected
* Green: Ethernet cable connected
Green: device connected, data transmission
Wireless Internet Access No LED is lit: 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz connections are closed * Green: WLAN switched on
* Fast Green: Connecting to 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz using WPS
Power * No LED lights up: GigaCube switched off
* Green: GigaCube switched on
Status * No LED is lit: connection to the data service is disconnected
* Green: data service is connected
Fast Green: Firmware Update
Mode LED Red = Error: This indicator is solid red when the CPE 1) maintains the offline mode while the temperature protection function is running or 2) the SIM card can not be identified. Or the PIN is not entered or the PIN check fails.
3) Or does not have access to the wireless network
Mode LED Cyan: 4G | LTE mode
Mode LED Blue: 3G mode
Mode LED Yellow: 2G mode

 

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FAQs for Vodafone GigaCube Cat19

Do the Vodafone GigaCube Cat19 support public IP addresses?

– No, public IP addresses are currently not supported. With the GigaCube rates, a private IP address is automatically stored.

 

Can I connect my landline telephone to the GigaCube?

– No, that will not work. The telephone connection on the GigaCube is shut down. There are no voice services for the GigaCube rate on the SIM card. You also can not use the GigaCube’s phone port with another SIM card with voice services.

 

Can I also use the GigaCube in my motorhome?

– Yes, with the Vodafone GigaCube you can even surf in the car, motorhome and camping.
You only need Vodafone mobile reception and a car converter for the cigarette lighter or 12V connection.
Or use the GigaCube external battery.

 

Does the GigaCube have voice recognition?

– No. You can only control and set it up via the GigaCube web interface.

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