Skinny Wireless Modem | Huawei B618


Device Specifications

Device Name: Huawei B618 ( Modem)
Launch Date: 16 April 2018
Warranty Period: 24 Months. (Modem warranty is not voided if they remove the sticker and SIM)
Internal Memory: RAM/ROM and Cache memory are available for this range.
Operating System: Custom built Huawei software with Skinny branding.
WiFi Protocol: 802.11b/g/n/ac, 2.4G & 5G dual-band
Is this device locked to Skinny?: Yes. This is SIM Locked and Geo-Locked.
External Ports:
   - One power adapter port
   - One LAN port (RJ45)
   - One LAN / WAN port (RJ45)
   - One phone port (RJ11)
   - Two external LTE antenna ports (TS-9)
   - One micro-SIM card slot
   - One USB 2.0 port (Supports a maximum of 500 mA current)


Getting to know the Huawei B618 modem

Once the B618 is in use, you can alter its position and orientation to improve signal strength. We highly recommend modems to be positioned near windows.



  1. External Antenna Port
    Open the cover and connect an external antenna (not included within the box).

  2. Power Button
    Press and hold the power button to turn the device on/off.
    Press the power button to turn the indicator light on/off.

  3. Indicator Light
    Shows when the H618 is turning on and when the device is connected to the Skinny Network mobile network.
    You can press the power button to turn the Indicator light off. 

  4. Signal Indicator    
    Steady Blue: Strong Signal Strength
    Steady Yellow: Weak Signal Strength
    Steady Red: No Signal

  5. Wi-Fi Indicator     
    Lights on: Wi-Fi is enabled
    Lights off: Wi-Fi is disabled

  6. Network Port Indicator
    Steady Green and Yellow are OFF: B618 is connected to a Wi-Fi enabled device, but no data is being transmitted.
    Steady Green and Blinking Yellow: Data is being transmitted
    Both Green and Yellow are OFF: B618 is not connected to a Wi-Fi enabled device. 

  7. LAN Port             
    Connect via Ethernet cable to a computer, switch or other network devices.

  8. Power Port         
    Connect the B619 power adapter.

  9. Reset button
    Press and hold the Reset button to restore the device to its original factory settings. 
    [Please note that restoring the B618 modem to its original factory settings will result in overriding all changes made to the settings from any previous changes.]

  10. SIM Card Slot
    This is where customers insert their SIM Card so they can connect to the Skinny mobile network.
    [Please note that all Broadband provisioned SIM Cards should be intact within the modem's slot and the SIM should not be removed unless troubleshooting is required.]
Posted - Thu, Mar 5, 2020 at 1:00 PM.
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