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How to use a Huawei E3372 on OpenWRT

HOWTO use a Huawei E3372 on OpenWRT

This modem is also sold as a MegaFon M150-2 USB dongle

Needed Software

Install the needed packages via opkg tool

opkg update
opkg install kmod-usb-net-cdc-ether
opkg install usb-modeswitch

setup

  • install software
  • reboot router
  • connect device
  • create a new network named lte
  • select the eth device of the dongle ( e.g eth1)
  • assign the network to firewall zone wan
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commented Dec 6, 2016

it shold be DHCP

@marsavela

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commented Jun 30, 2017

This worked for me. To mention that I assigned it as DHCP client and for me was eth2.

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commented Apr 29, 2018

it worked exactly like this for me. Thanx

@paolomeraviglia

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commented May 29, 2018

Does not work with dev build (reboot when eth1 goes up)

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commented Dec 12, 2018

how to select eth device of the dongle?

@MichaelQuint

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commented Feb 7, 2019

Hello, I have a Huawei E3372H-510 modem on the T-Mobile network using a tablet/hotspot plan. When I plug the USB modem into my windows 10 PC directly and run speedtest.net I get 22-25 mbps and sometimes I can get 30mbps. Now if I connect the modem to the router, run the same speedtest.net (meaning same server as before) I only get 10 mbps-15mbps. Does the usb port on the AR150 router maybe not have full power for higher speeds? Maybe there is some software running on the router that is slowing down the traffic? This doesnt make sense. Btw both the router and the windows 10 pc have there TTL set to 65 so its not a network throttle issue. Some how the router is about 5-10 mbps slower then direct connection.

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commented Feb 28, 2019

work fine with Huawei E8372h-155 also

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