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Huawei E5186 Quick Start Manual

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HOME WIRELESS
BROADBAND
Huawei E5186
YOUR QUICK
START GUIDE
TO CONNECTING
TO THE NET
(and we mean quick!)

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  • Page 1 HOME WIRELESS BROADBAND Huawei E5186 YOUR QUICK START GUIDE TO CONNECTING TO THE NET (and we mean quick!)
  • Page 2: Before You Get Started

    BEFORE YOU WHERE TO PUT YOUR HOME WIRELESS BROADBAND To get the best signal, the ideal place for your GET STARTED device will be near a window. Try a few different areas until you find one with the best signal strength.
  • Page 3: Components View

    HUAWEI E5186 USER GUIDE MICRO SIM CARD (the one in your hand right now) 12mm Huawei E5186 15mm NETWORK CABLE POWER ADAPTOR...
  • Page 4: To Set Up

    SIMPLE & EASY STEP 2 – CONNECT THE POWER ADAPTOR. 1. Follow the illustration to plug in the TO SET UP power adaptor. 2. Turn the power switch on and the device will start registering to the Optus network. STEP 1 – INSERT THE SIM CARD. Follow the 3 steps in the illustration below.
  • Page 5: Ethernet Cable

    TWO WAYS TO CONNECT YOUR DEVICES TO THE NET. 1) Ethernet Cable 2) Wi-Fi Here’s how to enjoy a cable free connection to your Wi-Fi devices such as laptops, tablets and iPods. 1) Check to make sure the Wi-Fi indicator light on Connect one end of the Ethernet Cable into any your device is on.
  • Page 6: To Change Passwords And Device Settings

    If you want to change your password, check your family. speeds or find more info on your wireless network, 3) Search for the Huawei Wireless Network name just follow these simple steps: on your laptop/device. The network name or SSID can be found on the label of the back of...
  • Page 7: Product View

    • Steady cyan (blue): The DEVICE is connected to the Optus 4G Plus network. • Steady red: − The SIM card is not recognised or the PIN has not been entered correctly. − The device failed to connect to a wireless •...
  • Page 8 5 – SIGNAL INDICATOR 9 – WPS BUTTON • On: Shows network signal strength. Full lights • Pressing this will let you choose between the means a strong signal. two supported Wi-Fi Networks. Here’s how: • Off: No network signal. –...
  • Page 9 16 – LAN4/WAN INDICATOR Note: • The device supports USB 1.1 and 2.0 storage devices in FAT16, FAT32, • On: The port is connected to a device. ext2, and ext3 formats. Storage devices with power supply requirements exceeding USB standards may not work properly. It is recommended that you • Blinking: Data is being transmitted through the prepare an external power supply in these cases.
  • Page 10 SUPER IMPORTANT! • During thunderstorms switch off the device MOVING HOME? and remove all cables. Your Home Wireless Broadband service can move • Do not use an external antenna or a power with you, just give us a buzz to make sure there’s adapter that is not a standard component for coverage in your new location. the device or is not Optus approved.
  • Page 12 WAIT, I NEED HELP! Additional help information is located in the Help menu of your Optus Home Wireless Broadband software. For further assistance, you can call OPTUS TECHNICAL SUPPORT ON 133 697 IMM00402 (04/15)