Maxis MF60 Specifications

Quick Guide
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ZTE MF60 is a 3G/2G mobile hotspot device, working in GSM/GPRS/
EDGE/WCDMA/HSPA/HSPA+ network. The client devices could connect to
it via USB or Wi-Fi interface. The device supports data and SMS services,
enabling you to communicate anytime and anywhere.
This quick guide provides instructions on how to install and get started with
the product. For information about connection of services, please consult
your service provider.
The manual is published by ZTE Corporation. We reserve the right to make
modifications on print errors or update specifications without prior notice.
Data Service
Windows 7, Windows Vista(32bit or 64bit), Windows
XP (SP2 or later), MAC (10.4 or later)
Web Browser
IE (6.0 or later), Firefox (2.0 or later), Opera (10.0 or
later), Safari (4.0 or later), Chrome (5.0 or later)
Operating temperature 0 °C ~ +35 °C
Storage temperature
-20 °C ~ +50 °C
Charging temperature 0 °C ~ +45 °C
5%~ 95%
HSPA+: DL 21.6 Mbps, UL 5.76 Mbps
WCDMA CS: 64 kbps UL/DL
The device’s standby and working time are only for your reference, and
based on ideal working environment.
WCDMA PS: 384 kbps UL/DL
Version No. : R1.0
Operate system
USB and Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standard
802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Security
USB Version
USB Interface Type
Micro USB
77 g
is a trademark of SD Card Association.
Getting to Know Your Device
The following figure shows the appearance of the device, it is only for your
reference. The actual device may be different.
Dimensions (W×H×D): 99.7 mm*53.7 mm*13.9 mm
NO. 55, Hi-tech Road South, ShenZhen, P.R.China
Postcode: 518057
Tel: +86-755-26779999
microSD card
Support up to 32 GB microSD card
Power Adapter
5 V/700 mA
1500 mAh
*Standby time
100 hours
*Working time
4 hours
Hold the Power button to switch on/off the device.
2.Memory card slot
It is where you insert the memory card (microSD card).
(microSD card)
This button is used to start/end Wi-Fi Protected Setup
authentication process and enable/disable the Wi-Fi
• Hold it for 3 seconds to activate the WPS function.
• When the WPS function is available, press it to
deactivate the WPS function.
• Press it to enable/disable Wi-Fi function.
It indicates the signal type, signal strength, battery, Wi4. LED Screen
Fi, etc.
5. External
It is used to connect an external antenna to enhance
the signal strength.
6 . C h a r g e r / U S B • Charge your device.
• Connect the client to your device via USB cable.
• Hold the WPS and Power buttons simultaneously until the LED
screen turns off, and then release the buttons. The device will restart
automatically and restore to the factory default settings.
• Please use the original external antenna if necessary.
LED Indicator
When the device is powered on, the following icons will appear on the LED
screen, with the corresponding indicates listed in the table below:
Right Side
Interface and Buttons
Left Side
Network type. 2G or 3G icon will appear on the LED screen
according to the network being connected.
Connect to the Internet automatically.
Connect to the Internet manually.
Roaming network indication.
New message received.
4. Line the battery cover up correctly and press gently to close the case.
Inserting SIM Card and Battery
1. Use the thumb catch at the bottom of the device to open the battery
You can charge your device by using USB cable or adapter.
1. Insert the charger lead carefully with
the plug arrow facing the bottom of
the device.
2. The plug only fits one way. Do not
use excessive force to insert the plug.
3. Make sure the plug is the right way
round and lined up correctly and
insert it gently.
Your device supports three working modes. For the client, we only use PC or
laptop as the example in this document.
USB Mode: Connect to the device with the USB cable.
Battery power indication.
Hardware Installation
Charging Your Device
Inserting microSD Card
1. Pull the microSD cover out of the card slot.
Do not pull the cover rudely, as it is connected with the device.
2. Insert the microSD card into the microSD slot. The following picture
shows the correct inserting direction. You will hear a click when the
microSD card locks in place.
Wi-Fi Mode: Connect to the device via Wi-Fi.
2. Insert the SIM card into the SIM card holder.
3. Close the microSD cover.
Switching On/Off Your Device
Hold the Power button to switch on/off the device.
The device is powered on when the LED screen lights up.
Network signal strength.
Mixed Mode: Connect to the device with the above two connection methods.
If you want to connect to the Internet by using Wi-Fi mode, make sure that
the client supports the Wi-Fi function.
The following picture is the application example. All of the client devices can
surf on the Internet at the same time.
Working Mode
Wi-Fi Status and number of the connecting users.
3. Insert the battery as shown with the contacts located against the metal
springs, and press the battery down into the case.
Establish a connection between your device and the client
Via USB Cable
• Connect your device and the client with the USB cable.
• Power on your device.
• Follow the system prompts to complete the software installation.
• If the system does not launch installation automatically, you can run the
installation program in path of My Computer > Portable Hotspot.
• The driver of your device will be installed at the same time.
• After the installation, the system will create a shortcut icon on your
desktop and a ZTE USB Drivers for MF60 program group in the Start→
Programs menu. The connection between your device and the client will
be established successfully a moment later.
Via Wi-Fi
1. Power on your device directly. It will take 1~2 minutes to initialize.
2. Use your normal Wi-Fi application on the client to search the available
wireless network.
You need to check your Wireless Network Connection. Set the client
to obtain an IP address automatically in the Internet protocol (TCP/IP)
properties, and the client will get an IP address like “”.
3. Select the SSID of your device, and then click Connect.
You can browse the WebGUI Configuration page and click WAN Connection
to set the WAN connection mode.
PIN Code Verification
If the PIN code of your SIM card is enabled, you will need to input the PIN
code when yo u login at the first time.
Access the WebGUI Configuration Page
1. Make sure the connection between your device and the client is correct.
2. Launch IE and enter or http://ufi.home in the address
It is recommended that you use IE (6.0 or later), Firefox (2.0 or later), Opera
(10.0 or later), Safari (4.0 or later), Chrome (5.0 or later).
3. The login page appears as follows.
The parameter settings may have been preset by your service provider,
and you will enjoy your Internet service directly. Please contact your service
provider for details if you want to do some modification.
WAN Connection
The SIM card will be locked if you enter wrong PIN code consecutively for
three times.
If you want to modify the PIN Status, please select Settings > Advanced >
PIN Manage to do the actions.
Turning off the device can also terminate the internet connection.
Quick Setup
After logging in, select Quick Setup, and then the Quick Setup wizard
1. Switch on the device.
2. Establish a connection between your device and the client.
3. After successfully establishing the connection, access the Internet in the
Always On and Manual mode. The default mode is Always On.
View the information of WAN, WLAN and Device. Input the case-sensitive
default password “admin”, and then click Login to access the WebGUI
Configuration page.
• Do not put anything on the top of your device. Do not lay devices to
overlap each other when using.
• The device takes 1~2 minutes to initialize, and attach to the network.
The Quick Setup wizard guides you how to set the basic parameters for
your device in the safest way. After this procedure, you can use your Internet
Access the Internet
1. Log in the WebGUI Configuration page, and select WAN Connection.
2. Select Manual > Disconnect Internet.
3. Click Apply.
After logging in, select WAN Connection, and you can choose the WAN
Connection Mode according to your requirement.
After logging in, select Settings, and you can do the following operations.
There will be a pop-up window to require the password. Check the label
on your device to gain the SSID and preset password information. Please
do remember the new password when you change the password by
selecting Settings > Wi-Fi Settings > Security after logging in the WebGUI
Configuration Page. You can restore the device to the factory default settings
in case you forget it.
4. Wait a moment, the connection between your device and the client will
be established successfully.
Disconnect from the Internet
Select Settings > View the 3G Wireless Information, select Band
3G Settings
Selection Mode or change APN Setting.
View the current station list, change the basic wireless
Select Settings >
network settings, choose security mode and WPA type,
Wi-Fi Settings
and perform the WPS configuration.
Select Settings > Set the Mac/IP/Port Filtering, Port Forwarding or the
System Security configuration.
View the current status of your device, change the
Select Settings >
Administrator Settings, restore factory defaults,
manage PIN or set the LAN interface configuration.
Make sure that you can remember the new password if you change the
login password by selecting Settings > Advanced > Management. Please
restore the device to the factory default settings in case you forget the new
Usage of WPS
If your client device supports WPS, you need not to input the password
manually after WPS has been available. Please do the following:
1. Start up your device.
2. Launch the client device connected to your device.
3. Enable the WPS function of your device.
4. Enable the WPS function of the client.
• If the current security mode of the device is OPEN or SHARE, the WPS
function is useless.
• For the detailed operations about the client, please refer to the client’s
This function allows you to view, send and receive short messages.
After logging in, select SMS, and you can do the following operations.
Select SMS > Native
Select SMS > SIM Card
Select SMS > New Message
Select SMS > SMS Settings
Operate the SMS in your device.
Operate the SMS in your SIM card.
Send or save SMS.
Set the SMS configuration.
This function allows you to store contacts to your device or SIM card.
After logging in, select PhoneBook, and you can add a new contact in Add
New tab, and perform operations to the contact in the Native or SIM Card
Sleep Mode
When you enable the Wi-Fi function and use the battery to supply power
to the device, once no user connects to the device within 10 minutes or
you press the WPS button, the device will enter the sleep mode, and the
LED screen will be turned off. In the sleep mode, the Wi-Fi function will be
disabled. Press Power or WPS button to wake up the device, and the LED
screen will be turned on.
With USB connection if no Wi-Fi user connects to the device within 10
minutes, only the Wi-Fi function will be disabled. Hold the WPS button about
3 seconds to enable this function.
before using if necessary.
• Operating of laptop and desktop PCs and your device may interfere with
medical devices like hearing aids and pacemakers. Please always keep
them more than 20 centimeters away from such medical devices when
they are turned on. Turn your device off if necessary. Consult a physician
or the manufacturer of the medical device before using your device.
• Be aware of the usage limitation when using your device at places such
as oil warehouses or chemical factories, where there are explosive gases
or explosive products being processed. Turn off your device if required.
• The use of electronic transmitting devices is forbidden in aircrafts, at
petrol stations and in hospitals. Please observe and obey all warning
signs and switch off your device in these conditions.
• Do not touch the inner antenna area if not necessary. Otherwise it will
affect your device’s performance.
• Store your device out of the reach of little children. Your device may
cause injury if used as a toy.
• Do not touch the metallic parts of your device so as to avoid a burn,
when your device is working.
Using Your Device
• Some electronic devices are susceptible to electromagnetic interference
sent by your device if inadequately shielded, such as the electronic
system of vehicles. Please consult the manufacturer of your device
• Please use original accessories or accessories that are authorized. Using
any unauthorized accessories may affect your device’s performance, and
violate related national regulations about telecom terminals.
• Avoid using your device near or inside metallic structures or
establishments that can emit electromagnetic waves. Otherwise it may
influence signal reception.
• Your device is not waterproof. Please keep it dry and store in a shady
and cool place.
• Do not use your device immediately after a sudden temperature change.
In such case, it will produce dew inside and outside your device, so don’t
use it until it becomes dry.
• Handle your device carefully. Do not drop, bend or strike it. Otherwise
your device will be damaged.
• No dismantling by non-professionals and only qualified technicians can
undertake repair work.
Warning and Notice
To the Owner
• Operating temperature range of 0°C ~ +35°C and humidity range of 5%
~ 95% are recommended.
• Please always keep your device more than 10 centimeters away from
your body when it is turned on.
Using Battery
• Do not short-circuit the battery, as this can cause excessive heat and
• Do not store battery in hot areas or dispose of it in a fire to avoid
• Do not disassemble or modify the battery.
• When not using the battery for a long period, remove it from the device
and store it in a cool dry place.
• Never use any charger or battery damaged or worn out.
• Return the wear-out battery to the provider or put it in the appointed
recycle place. Do not put it in familial rubbish.
If the battery is broken, keep away from it. If it taints your skin, wash your
skin with abundant fresh water and ask doctor help if necessary.
Limited Warranty
• This warranty does not apply to defects or errors in the Product caused
i. Reasonable abrasion.
ii. End User ’s failure to follow ZTE’s installation, operation or
maintenance instructions or procedures.
iii. End User’s mishandling, misuse, negligence, or improper installation,
disassembly, storage, servicing or operation of the Product.
iv. Modifications or repairs not made by ZTE or a ZTE-certified
v. Power failures, surges, fire, flood, accidents, actions of third parties
or other events outside ZTE’s reasonable control.
vi. Usage of third-party products, or usage in conjunction with third-party
products provided that such defects are due to the combined usage.
vii. Any other cause beyond the range of normal usage intended for the
End User shall have no right to reject or return the Product, or receive a
refund for the Product from ZTE under the above-mentioned situations.
• This warranty is End User’s sole remedy and ZTE’s sole liability for
defective or nonconforming items, and is in lieu of all other warranties,
expressed, implied or statutory, including but not limited to the implied
warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, unless
otherwise required under the mandatory provisions of the law.
Limitation of Liability
ZTE shall not be liable for any loss of profits or indirect, special, incidental or
consequential damages resulting from or arising out of or in connection with
using of this product, whether or not ZTE had been advised, knew or should
have known of the possibility of such damages, including, but not limited to
lost profits, interruption of business, cost of capital, cost of substitute facilities
or product, or any downtime cost.
How to Get Help
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