[Howto] ZTE MF626 3G Modem on Linux

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The following is what I’ve found to be the minimum required to stablish a successful Internet connection using the ZTE MF626 3G Modem in many GNU/Linux distributions.

Minimum Requirements:

kernel linux 2.6.29* or above
xplc
wvstreams
uniconf
wvdial
ppp

Insert the Modem

eject /media/ZTEMODEM

Wait 9 seconds

ls /dev/ttyUSB*

Login as root

wvdialconf

nano /etc/wvdial.conf

Copy and paste this:

[Dialer Defaults]
Init1 = ATZ
Init2 = ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 +FCLASS=0
Modem Type = Analog Modem
ISDN = 0
New PPPD = yes
Phone = *99#
Modem = /dev/ttyUSB2
Username = <insert your ISP username here>
Stupid Mode = 1
Password = <insert your ISP password here>
Baud = 921600

nano /etc/ppp/resolv.conf

Or

nano /etc/resolv.conf

Copy and paste this:

nameserver <insert your ISP DNS here>
nameserver <insert your ISP DNS here>

Login as root

wvdial

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