Send SMS from OpenWrt using 3G Modem

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This is the demonstration of sending SMS using my ZTE MF-190 modem from TP-Link MR3020.

This modem have 2 serial ports, so I can send SMS and dialing internet at the same time. If your modem only have single port you need to disconnect 3G connection first.

There are few packages need to be installed so make sure you have enough memory and remaining space.


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OpenWrt TP-Link MR3020 IPv6 Using TSP Tunneling

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Currently as the time of this post is written October 13, 2014 most of the Malaysia’s ISP have not yet supported IPv6 natively. They also disable ping and the using NAT. One of the left choice of option for me to get IPv6 on my router is through Tunnel Setup Protocol (TSP). There are few broker that offer this type of tunneling, one of them is gogo6/ Freenet (


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TP-Link MR3020 ExtRoot and 3G Modem (OpenWrt)

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This post I expect OpenWrt has been installed, if not please refer my previous post. The full documentation about Extroot can be found from this link .

The step showed here is the working implementation on TP-Link MR3020 using the following environment.

Firmware Version: OpenWrt Attitude Adjustment 12.09

1. USB 2.0 Hub
2. USB 2.0 Flash Drive (~8GB)
3. ZTE MF-190 3G Modem


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Setup OpenWrt on TP-Link TL-MR3020 with 3G Connection

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Less than 3 hours after I purchased the 3G/4G Wireless N Router TP-Link,  model TL-MR3020 the router already been flashed with custom firmware you know OpenWrt 🙂

This guide is just my notes, as somehow I need to re-flash again but I glad if it helps you.


The original version before flash.

Firmware Version:  3.14.2 Build 120817 Rel.55520n
Hardware Version:  MR3020 v1 0000000

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