Huawei E5151 3G Configuration and Setup Steps

As a special member of Huawei E5 family, Huawei E5151 3G Mobile WLAN and Ethernet Router is more and more popular in businessmen and tourist. Some users may be in trouble of using it. And the main problem is that they don’t know how to set up Huawei E5151 and configure the connection. Today, we will have a general introduction of how to set up and configure this WLAN router E5151.



Set up 3G Wireless Connection


  1. Plug 3G SIM card to Huawei E5151


  1. Just one button to power on the E5151.


3. Connect the WiFi signal from E5151(the SSID is on the back cover )


4. Land the web management page, the address is (the address is different from its predecessor Huawei E586 or Huawei E5331)

5. Log in to set up( Default log name and password are both “admin”

6. The page will guide you to the Settings. And you will find there is guide for Quick Setup

7. Click Next to next step. Usually, Huawei E5151 would auto identify you SIM card and operator, and automatically configure the corresponding data, you just need to click Next to next step.

8. If not, you need to set up the Profile name, and APN of your provider. The profile can be any words, but APN must be right, it will determine whether you will get connected to network


9. Then click Next to the page of Configure Ethernet Setting. Since we are set up 3G connection, in this step, you should choose “LAN only” in the connection type. Then to next page

10. This step is to set up the SSID name and encryption password, you can set any name and password you like, but it would be better for you easily to remember them. Then click next to confirmation page. Click “Finish” and in 2 or 3 seconds, the E5151 could get connected with network and you can start surfing.

This is the general and quick set up of Huawei E5151 for common users, if you want advanced functions from Huawei E5151, you need to configure in Advanced Settings. We will introduce later on


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HUAWEI E5151 Mobile WAN LAN 3G WiFI Router Review

HUAWEI E5151 3G Mobile WiFi Hotspot (also named HUAWEI E5151s-2) is one of the new mobile 3G router from HUAWEI. Focus on the application of businessmen, HUAWEI design this new model with one Ethernet port to input HUAWEI E5151 and transfer data to WiFi signal so that users could access internet. This is the special and key features of HUAWEI E5151 Pocket WiFi Hotspot.

HUAWEI E5151 face

Today, let us have a look at HUAWEI E5151 mobile WiFi and it’s specifications.


HUAWEI E5151 is in pocket size, like other HUAWEI E5 pocket WiFi models, which makes it very easy to take in hand or pocket. For most of users, it could be taken outdoors or with a trip, however it would not take much space in luggage. To meet the Ethernet connector, HUAWEI E5151 is thicker than other HUAWEI E5 mobile WiFi hotspots.


On the face, there is a LED screen which is to indicate the working status of this mobile WiFi. At the left side, it’s the HUAWEI logo. When it’s working, it will show the connection users, signal strength of 3G, battery status and SMS. At the right side, it’s the power button.



On the back, it’s a logo of HUAWEI mobile WiFi. With changeable battery, it could keep working 4 -5 hours and almost one week standby time. Below the battery, it’s the slot for 3G SIM card.



The SSID and WiFi key is on the back cover of HUAWEI E5151. Through this, you will connect the WiFi and surf internet.

HUAWEI E5151 mobile wifi hotspot



At the below side of HUAWEI E5151, it’s the Ethernet port to connect the cable. This is the most attractive features of HUAWEI E5151. For most users who usually go to different countries or areas, if they buy a mobile WiFi, there may be the compatibility problem, because the 3G network bands vary in different areas. But if there is Ethernet cable, this problem would be easily solved.


HUAWEI E5151 Ethernet port


To recharge the battery, in the package, there is one USB cable to help recharge the power.

HUAWEI E5151 Package

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