USB Mobile Broadband Modem on Windows 10 IoT? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I'm trying to connect my USB Vodafone Mobile Broadband K5150 with unlocked Emnify SIM to raspberry Pi 3 with Iot Core 10.0.17763.107

    I followed these steps:

    1. install the key on my Pc and check the internet access. Add APN Emnify "em" and check the cellular connection
    2. go into C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\WwanSvc\Profiles folder and get generated xml file.
    3. connect my raspberry to local network and go to \\[name or IP address]\c$. In the root I copy the xml file.
    4. renamed xml in "profile.xml"
    1. connect the key to your raspberry and enter a PSSession with PowerShell (details here: Then, use this command: netsh mbn show readyinfo interface="Cellular". The correct interface (in my case it's "Cellular") can be retrieved with the command netsh mbn show interfaces (mbn standing for Mobile Broadband I suppose). The subscriber ID, with other useful information, is displayed and I copied it to the xml file on my xml file.
    2. what's left is the actual profile activation, in two parts: add the newly imported profile and tell the raspberry to connect to it. For that, use the commands netsh mbn add profile interface="Cellular" name="profile.xml" and netsh mbn connect interface="Cellular" connmode=name name=ProfileName.

    After these steps, I received this error:

    Connect Failure: error 0x139f.

    Can someone help me?

    Best regards,

    emanuele leoni

    Friday, February 14, 2020 9:47 AM

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  • Hello emanuele leoni,

    You may get error 0x139f (ERROR_INVALID_STATE) in the case when the device is roaming but the roaming policy disallows data roaming - error on a connect request sent to wwansvc. You can try to toubleshoot this issue with this article.

    Best Regards,


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