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3G Mobile Wi-Fi
REV 1.1.0



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  • Page 1 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi REV 1.1.0 1910100018...
  • Page 2 COPYRIGHT & TRADEMARKS Specifications are subject to change without notice. is a registered trademark of TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Other brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. No part of the specifications may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
  • Page 3: Fcc Statement

    FCC STATEMENT This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
  • Page 4: Ce Mark Warning

    CE Mark Warning This is a class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. This device has been designed to operate with the antennas listed below, and having a maximum gain of 5 dBi.
  • Page 5: Safety Information

    第十二條 經型式認證合格之低功率射頻電機,費經許可,公司、商號或使用者均不得擅自變更頻 率、加大功率或變更原設計之特性或功能。 第十四條 低功率射頻電機之使用不得影響飛航安全及干擾合法通行;經發現有干擾現象時,應立 即停用,并改善至無干擾時方得繼續使用。前項合法通信,指依電信規定作業之無線電信。低功率 射頻電機需忍受合法通信或工業、科學以及醫療用電波輻射性電機設備之干擾。 安全諮詢及注意事項 ● 請使用原裝電源供應器或只能按照本產品注明的電源類型使用本產品。 ● 清潔本產品之前請先拔掉電源線。請勿使用液體、噴霧清潔劑或濕布進行清潔。 ● 注意防潮,請勿將水或其他液體潑灑到本產品上。 ● 插槽與開口供通風使用,以確保本產品的操作可靠並防止過熱,請勿堵塞或覆蓋開口。 ● 請勿將本產品置放於靠近熱源的地方。除非有正常的通風,否則不可放在密閉位置中。 ● 請不要私自打開機殼,不要嘗試自行維修本產品,請由授權的專業人士進行此項工作。 Продукт сертифіковано згідно с правилами системи УкрСЕПРО на відповідність вимогам нормативних документів та вимогам, що передбачені чинними законодавчими актами України. Safety Information ...
  • Page 6: Declaration Of Conformity

    DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY For the following equipment: Product Description: 3G Mobile Wi-Fi Model No.: M5350 Trademark: TP-LINK We declare under our own responsibility that the above products satisfy all the technical regulations applicable to the product within the scope of Council Directives:...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Package Contents ....................... 1 Chapter 1. Introduction ..................2 Product Overview ......................2 Main Features ......................... 2 Physical Description ....................... 2 Chapter 2. Hardware Installation ................4 Environment Requirements .................... 4 Hardware Installation ...................... 4 Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide ..............7 System Requirements ....................
  • Page 8: Package Contents

    Make sure that the package contains the above items. If any of the listed items is damaged or missing, please contact with your distributor. Conventions The Device or M5350 mentioned in this guide stands for 3G Mobile Wi-Fi M5350 without any explanation.
  • Page 9: Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 1. Introduction 1.1 Product Overview TP-LINK‟s M5350 is at the forefront of wireless 3G sharing. Equipped with a built-in 3G modem, you can instantly establish your own Wi-Fi hotspot simply by inserting a 3G SIM card at the interior of the device. With up to 21.6Mbps download and 5.76Mbps upload speeds, M5350 is able to provide 3G wireless sharing to up to 10 users simultaneously.
  • Page 10 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide The details about the Exterior and Interior are explained as below.  Power Button: When the Device is successfully installed, and it‟s powered (either by battery or electricity); press this button for about 5 seconds to turn on the Device, and if you want to turn it off, please press this button for another 3 seconds.
  • Page 11: Chapter 2. Hardware Installation

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Chapter 2. Hardware Installation 2.1 Environment Requirements Place the Device in a well-ventilated place far from any heater or heating vent  Avoid direct irradiation of any strong light (such as sunlight)  Keep at least 2 inches (5 cm) of clear space around the Device ...
  • Page 12 2) Before closing the cover, please note down the SSID and the wireless password on the label for later use.  SSID: The wireless network name of M5350  Wireless Password: The pre-encryption of M5350 3) Close the cover by pressing it.
  • Page 13 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide  Note: It‟s advised that you do not use M5350 until the battery has been installed. When finishing the above two-step installation, you can press the power button for about 5 seconds to turn on M5350.
  • Page 14: Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide This chapter will guide you to quickly set up the basic functions for your M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi. 3.1 System Requirements SIM card with Internet access enabled.  Computer with wireless network card.
  • Page 15: Wizard

     Note: You can enjoy the 3G mobile connection instantaneously, after the device has successfully connected to M5350 (with a SIM card inserted) and M5350‟s OLED screen displays the network status icon . Otherwise, please continue with 3.4 Wizard to further configure your device.
  • Page 16 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 3-1 Login Window  Note: If the above screen does not pop-up, it means that your Web-browser has been set to a proxy. Go to menu Tools > Internet Options > Connections > LAN Settings, in the screen that appears, cancel the Using Proxy checkbox, and click OK to finish it.
  • Page 17 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Wizard – Dial-up Settings Figure 3-3 On the Wireless Settings page, you can create a unique and easy-to-remember wireless network name (SSID) as well as Wireless Password, or you can keep it default. Then click Next to continue.
  • Page 18 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Wizard – Finish Figure 3-5 -11-...
  • Page 19: Chapter 4. Device Configuration

    3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Chapter 4. Device Configuration After the successful login to the web-based management page of M5350, you will see the main menu listing Status, Wizard, SMS and Advanced on the top. In the following parts, these items will be explained in details, about their respective functions and configurations.
  • Page 20: Wizard

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Click Refresh to get the status information updated. 4.2 Wizard Please refer to Wizard. 4.3 SMS Figure 4-3 SMS Menu There are five submenus under the SMS tab (as shown in Figure 4-3): New Message, Inbox, Outbox, Drafts and SMS Settings.
  • Page 21: Inbox

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Phone Number: Enter the receiver‟s cellphone number.   Content: Text your message in this box. Click Send to send the message. Click Save to save the message in the Drafts box. 4.3.2 Inbox Figure 4-5 Inbox ...
  • Page 22: Outbox

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 4.3.3 Outbox Figure 4-6 Outbox  Index: The index of the message.  Delivered: Shows the date and time when the message was sent.  Phone Number: Shows the cellphone number that the message was planned to be sent ...
  • Page 23: Drafts

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-7 Drafts  Index: The index of the message.  Phone Number: Shows the cellphone number that this message was planned to be sent  Content: Click to unfold and read the detailed content of the message(s), or for further edition and delivery (as shown in Figure 4-8).
  • Page 24: Sms Settings

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 4.3.5 SMS Settings On this page, you can do the following settings: Figure 4-9 Settings  Message Center: Disabled by default. It's recommended to keep the default setting. If you want to manually set the Message Center Number, please select Enable.
  • Page 25: Advanced

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide 4.4 Advanced Figure 4-10 Advanced Menu There are four submenus under the Advanced tab (as shown in Figure 4-10): Dial-up, Wireless, DHCP Server and System Tools. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding functions.
  • Page 26 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Dial-up Dial-up Settings page allows you to do the following configurations. Dial-up Settings Figure 4-12  Profile List: A list of profile(s). Select the profile of your SIM card currently inserted in the device.
  • Page 27 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-13 Profile Management  Profile List: A list of profile(s). Select the profile of your SIM card currently inserted in the device, and then you can view the related information of it. If you find any parameters wrong, you can click Create to create a new profile with the right settings (as shown in Figure 4-14).
  • Page 28 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-14 New Profile Network Mode Network Mode Settings Figure 4-15  Network Status: Shows whether the Internet is connected or disconnected at present.  Network Mode: The device supports three modes of network connection – Auto, 2G only and 3G only.
  • Page 29: Pin Management

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Click Save to save your settings. PIN Management You can management your PIN code on this page. Figure 4-16 PIN Management  SIM Card Current Status: Shows whether your PIN function is enabled or disabled.
  • Page 30 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-17 PIN Configuration - PUK Decode A PUK (PIN Unlocked Key), also known as Personal Unlock Code (PUC), is used in 3GPP mobile phones to reset a personal identification number (PIN) that has been lost or forgotten.
  • Page 31: Wireless

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide  Auto-unlock PIN on Powering On: Select to enable or disable this function.  PIN: If you enable the Auto-unlock PIN on Powering ON function above, please enter the appropriate PIN code of your SIM card in this field. When the PIN code is required upon device restarting, it will be validated automatically once.
  • Page 32 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide device.) You can rename it as your preference, but the value is limited to 32 characters at most and also it is case-sensitive (For example, TEST is NOT the same as test.). Later on it will displays in the wireless network list searched by your devices.
  • Page 33: Wireless Status

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-21 Wireless MAC Filter  Wireless MAC Address Filter: Select to Enable or Disable the MAC filter function of the device. The below settings will take effect only when you select Enable. ...
  • Page 34: Dhcp Server

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-22 Wireless Status  ID: The index of the Wireless Client.  MAC Address: The MAC address of the Wireless client. Click Refresh to update the amount of the Wireless clients and their information.
  • Page 35 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Basic Settings Figure 4-24 Basic Settings  IP Address: The IP address of the device, which is used to log in its web-based management page. The default value is  Subnet Mask: An address code that determines the size of the network. Normally use as the subnet mask.
  • Page 36: System Tools

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Client List On this page, you can view the information about the clients attached to the device. All the information is read-only. You cannot change any of the values on this page. Figure 4-25 Clients List ...
  • Page 37 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide about the device. As follows, we will explain them in details. Configuration On this page, you can back up the configuration of the device to file, or upload a configuration file to the device.
  • Page 38 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-28 Restore to factory defaults  Restore to Factory Defaults: Click Restore to reset all configuration settings to their default values. All of the settings you have saved will be lost when the default settings are restored.
  • Page 39 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure 4-29 Modify Login Password  Old Password: The old password that is used to log in of the device.  New Password: The new password you want to set for the login of the device.
  • Page 40 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide  Reboot the Device: Click Reboot to get the device rebooted and the saved settings to take effect. About Device This page displays the related information about this device, including Model, Firmware Version, Hardware Version, MAC Address, and IMEI.
  • Page 41: Appendix A: Faq

    Once M5350 is reset, all the current configurations will be lost and you need to reconfigure it. T5. How to access the micro SD memory card of M5350? Connect one end of the USB cable to the micro USB port of M5350 and the other end to the USB port of your PC.
  • Page 42 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure-A-0-1 Double click Computer icon on your desktop. The inserted micro SD card is displayed as removable disk in file explorer (Here we take Removable Disk (F:) for example). Double click to access the micro SD card just as access a hard disk.
  • Page 43: Appendix B: Configuring The Pc

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Appendix B: Configuring the PC In this section, we‟ll introduce how to install and configure the TCP/IP correctly in Windows XP. First make sure your Ethernet Adapter is working, refer to the adapter‟s manual if needed.
  • Page 44 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide The following Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties window will display and the IP Address tab is open on this window by default. You have two ways to configure the TCP/IP protocol below:  Setting IP address automatically...
  • Page 45 M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Figure B-0-4 Now click OK to keep your settings. -38-...
  • Page 46: Appendix C: Specifications

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Appendix C: Specifications General Standards IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g 3G: HSPA+ / HSUPA / HSDPA / UMTS Network Type 2G: GSM/GPRS/EDGE Certification CE, FCC, RoHS Dimension 94mm x 56.7mm x 19.8mm (W x D x H)
  • Page 47: Appendix D: Glossary

    M5350 3G Mobile Wi-Fi User Guide Appendix D: Glossary 802.11n - 802.11n builds upon previous 802.11 standards by adding MIMO (multiple-input  multiple-output). MIMO uses multiple transmitter and receiver antennas to allow for increased data throughput via spatial multiplexing and increased range by exploiting the spatial diversity, perhaps through coding schemes like Alamouti coding.

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