mbimcli - Man Page

Control MBIM devices



lt-mbimcli [OPTION?] - Control MBIM devices

Help Options

-h,  --help

Show help options


Show all help options


Show Basic Connect Service options


Show Phonebook Service options


Show Device Service Stream options


Show Microsoft Firmware ID Service options


Show Microsoft Host Shutdown Service options


Show AT&T Device Service options


Show Intel Firmware Update Service options


Show Microsoft Basic Connect Extensions Service options

Basic Connect options


Query device capabilities


Query subscriber ready status


Query radio state


Set radio state


Query device services


Query PIN state

--enter-pin=[(current PIN)]

Enter PIN

--change-pin=[(current PIN),(new PIN)]

Change PIN

--enable-pin=[(current PIN)]

Enable PIN

--disable-pin=[(current PIN)]

Disable PIN

--enter-puk=[(PUK),(new PIN)]

Enter PUK


Query PIN list


Query home provider


Query preferred providers


Query visible providers


Query registration state


Launch automatic registration


Query signal state


Query packet service state


Attach to the packet service


Detach from the packet service


Query connection state (SessionID is optional, defaults to 0)


Connect (allowed keys: session-id, apn, ip-type (ipv4|ipv6|ipv4v6), auth (PAP|CHAP|MSCHAPV2), username, password)


Query IP configuration (SessionID is optional, defaults to 0)


Disconnect (SessionID is optional, defaults to 0)


Query packet statistics


Query IP packet filters (SessionID is optional, defaults to 0)


Query provisioned contexts

Phonebook options


Query the phonebook configuration

--phonebook-read=[(Phonebook index)]

Read phonebook entry with given index


Read all phonebook entries


Add new phonebook entry or update an existing one

--phonebook-delete=[(Phonebook index)]

Delete phonebook entry with given index


Delete all phonebook entries

Device Service Stream options

--dss-connect=[(UUID),(Session ID)]

Connect DSS session

--dss-disconnect=[(UUID),(Session ID)]

Disconnect DSS session

Microsoft Firmware ID options


Query firmware ID

Microsoft Host Shutdown options


Notify that host is shutting down

AT&T Device Service options


Query signal info


Query cell location

Intel Firmware Update Service options


Reboot modem

Microsoft Basic Connect Extensions options


Query PCO value (SessionID is optional, defaults to 0)


Query LTE attach configuration


Query LTE attach status

Application Options

-d,  --device=[PATH]

Specify device path

-p,  --device-open-proxy

Request to use the 'mbim-proxy' proxy

--no-open=[Transaction ID]

Do not explicitly open the MBIM device before running the command


Do not close the MBIM device after running the command


Don't run any command

-v,  --verbose

Run action with verbose logs, including the debug ones


Run action with no logs; not even the error/warning ones

-V,  --version

Print version

See Also

The full documentation for mbimcli is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and mbimcli programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info mbimcli

should give you access to the complete manual.


January 2021 mbimcli 1.24.6