Configuring the ZTE MF93D

MF93D

The ZTE MF93D portable 4G wireless mobile hotspot allows you to share the device's high-speed connection to the Internet from up to 10 other WiFi-capable devices, be they laptops, tablets, portable games consoles, cameras, you name it. Thanks to its built-in microSD card slot, the unit can also act as a media and file server to all or select wireless clients.


Technical Specifications

  • SIM Type - Standard SIM
  • Network
    • LTE (4G) - 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 MHz, DL/UL100/50 Mbps (Category3)
    • UMTS (3G) - 900 / 2100 MHz, DL/UL 42/5.76 Mbps
    • EGPRS/GSM (2G) - 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • Dimensions - 107 x 61 x 16 mm
  • Display - 1.4-inch TFT LCD screen
  • WiFi
    • Support 10 devices at the same time
    • 802.11 b/g/n
  • Battery - Li-Ion battery 2800mAh
  • Connectors
    • 1 Micro USB port ( Connect dock/ charger)
    • 1 Micro SD slot (up to 32GB)
    • 1 Power Button, 1 WPS Button
    • 1 Reset Hole

    • Internal Antenna
    • External Antenna connector
  • Supported Operating Systems (USB) - Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac OS X


Configuration

The MF93D can configure itself with the correct cellular connection settings to use automatically, based on the SIM card inserted into the device. Therefore you can connect to the Internet simply by selecting the wireless network created by the device and entering the passkey:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

The passkey for the wireless network, as well as the name of the network, can be found on the device itself simply by double pressing the WPS button: the information will be displayed on the unit's screen.

To configure the unit further, once connected to the device wirelessly, open a web browser and navigate to the default IP address of the unit - http://192.168.0.1

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

The above page will be displayed, enter the default password of "admin"

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

The device dashboard will be displayed, providing information on the unit's signal strength, connection status, connected clients, SD card status and more.

The Information page displays hardware and software version data:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

As well as details on the amount of data the unit has sent and received:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

As well as provide the ability to define a limit on the amount of data that can be consumed:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

The SD Card page allows you to enable and disable file sharing from the memory card as well as define access rules:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

The SMS page allows you to compose and manage text messages, both stored on the SIM and the internal memory, as well as manage SMS service centre settings:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

The Phonebook page allows you to manage your contact entries:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

On the Settings page, the Quick Settings wizard allows you to quickly configure the most-used options on the device:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

Should you want to configure the device further manually, the other settings options provide the ability to do this. By default the unit will connect to the unit automatically. To change this behaviour, set this option to Manual:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

To perform a manual roam, or switch network providers, change the network selection to Manual:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

To adjust the cellular connection settings, edit the APN settings:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

The parameters of the WiFi network created by the unit can be defined:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

The Device Settings page allows you to manage administrator password, SIM PIN and software restore and update settings:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

Under Firewall Settings you can manage IP and MAC address filtering and port mapping / routing information for specifying how incoming connections to the unit should be handled:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

Configuring the ZTE MF93D

The Router Settings page allows you change the IP address of the unit itself as well as manage the leases issued by the DHCP server:

Configuring the ZTE MF93D