Huawei B970B Router Set-Up A Free Wifi Hotspot For Home

As for home and small business, Huawei B970B is the best one. Huawei B970B is a 3G modem router with an embedded 3G chip lets you surf wirelessly. We tell you how to set-up this wireless gateway router. Well, you can do as the user guides instructions, or do as the follow steps:

Step 1: Insert the SIM Card

Remove the SIM card holder from the Huawei B970B. Slide the SIM card into the card slot of the holder with the golden contact facing upward. Insert the card holder into the router.

Caution: Before inserting or removing the SIM card, you must disconnect the router from the power adapter.

Step 2: Connect to the Power Adapter

Use a power adapter that is compatible with the Huawei B970B; otherwise, the router may be damaged.

Step 3: Connect the router to a PC

Use either WiFi or an Ethernet cable to connect the Huawei B970B Router to the PC. The Ethernet cable cannot be longer than 100 meters (328 feet), and to achieve the best results use a shielded cable.

Step 4: Keep away from Telephone

The wireless signal can interfere with the telephone, so please place the telephone at least one meter from the B970B Router.

Step 5: Locating the router

To improve wireless reception, Place the router near a window as high as possible. The B970B can be placed horizontally on a table, hanging against the wall, or leaning against the pedestal. Press the clips on the pedestal, and insert the pedestal into the router. The pedestal will support the router.

Caution: To avoid interference from the wireless signal, place electrical devices at least one meter from the router.

Step 6: Connect the External Antenna


In areas with weak network signal strength you can attach an external antenna to improve yourConnection quality. To do this, connect the external antenna cable to the antenna jack on the main unit making sure it is rimy screwed in. Set the antenna switch to “external”.

Step 7: Power on the Huawei B970B Router

Press and hold the ON/OFF button on the front of the router to power it on or off.

Step 8: Make a Call

When you hear the dial tone after picking up the handset, you can make a call.

Step 9: Dial-up Access

By default, the router dials up to access the Internet as required.

Step 10: Protect Yourself

We recommend you change the following settings immediately to secure your B970B wireless router and prevent unauthorized access. Use your internet browser to navigate to the router management page (, and then select “Advanced Settings”.

1. Select “System”, modify the admin password.

2. Select “WLAN”, then select “Advanced Settings”, and choose an appropriate encryption method.

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  1. How do you then setup the router to access home PC from internet/outside world.

    Either through VPN or dial up?
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