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DWM-157

3G USB Adapter

The DWM-157 3G USB Adapter allows you to enjoy a reliable broadband connection for your notebook, whether you are at home, in the office, or traveling. The device allows you to connect to worldwide mobile broadband networks with maximum download speeds of up to 21.6 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 5.76 Mbps. With a fast and convenient mobile connection at your fingertips, you don’t have to worry about losing your Internet connection when you leave home.

  • 3G: HSUPA/HSDPA/UMTS and GSM/GPRS/EDGE networks
  • Maximum download speeds of up to 21.6 Mbps & Upload speeds of up to 5.76 Mbps
  • Micro SD card reader for additional storage function
  • SMS Manager PC, Phonebook applications

Global Mobile Broadband

The 3G mobile protocol lets you use your broadband connection on the go, wherever you are.


Plug and Play

Built-in drivers and software provide immediate access to data and SMS functions.


Compact Design

Compact USB adapter uses an internal antenna and does not require any batteries or cables.

Quick Installation Guide

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Q. How do I put the SIM card in?

A. Slide the back cover open and there will be a slot that fits a standard size SIM card.


Q. My SIM card has data but I don't get internet?

A. Check on the connection manager that the dial number is set to *99# and that your service provider's APN is selected.


Q. How to set my APN

A. Open D-Link Connection Manager, Navigate to Settings --> Profile management, Edit the default profile and input the APN.


Q. Does it work with Rain?

A. No, unfortunately it will not work as the dongle is 3G only, and Rain uses 4G/LTE


Q. Does it work on Windows 10?

A. Yes it does. We have a firmware update available for it to work on Windows 10.


Q. Does it work on MAC

A. Yes, but it may need a firmware update to work on the latest version.


Q. Can it auto connect, so I don't need to manually connect it all the time?

A. Unfortunately it does not auto connect, and requires a manual connection every time.


Q. Can a TV use this for internet?

A. No, it will not work on a TV. 


Q. What SIM card size do I use with my device?

A. The standard (big) size SIM card (not the Nano or Micro sizes).


Q. What is the SD card slot for?

A. The SD slot provides additional storage space for SMS's if the SIM card storage becomes full.

Optimal Performance

The DWM-157 3G USB Adapter supports the latest Evolved High Speed Packet Access 3G (HSPA+) technology, which boosts the maximum uplink rate to 5.76 Mbps and helps to reduce latency. The technology is backwards compatible with 3.5G, 3G, and 2.5G, allowing you to connect from a variety of mobile broadband connections from around the world.


Effortless Installation

Device drivers and software are preloaded onto the 3G USB Adapter, making installation quick and easy without requiring you to use an installation CD. With the included software, you can access any telephone numbers or messages stored on the SIM/USIM card..


Practical Portability

The DWM-157 doubles as a microSD card reader for removable storage, allowing you to take and use both your network connection and data whenever and wherever you want. Since the device does not require batteries, cables, or any additional hardware, it slips right into your pocket and is easy to carry around on trips or holidays.

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Datasheet Full Technical Specifications pdf
Firmware for Windows Please have your HW version ready Folder
Firmware for Mac OS Hardware version C1 only Folder

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