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Wii remote not working

This is the second remote that has done this....there are new batteries and nothing is happening....no lights flashing or anything....i have one remote that will work just fine....but the other nothing happens at all....has anyone had this problem?

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  • rockxchick47 Mar 06, 2009

    i press sync buttons on console and remote the lights flash for a while then nothing !! i cannot get on home page cause remotes dont work so i cant get onto reconnect button.

    all lights are working and flashing but after they have flashed nothing happens after that . i now cannot play on my wii please help me

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2009

    neither remotes are working, one has the 4 blue lights flashing

    simultaneously, the other...nothing,

    we got our wii at Christmas...I put in new batteries and

    still the same problem

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It sounds like it could be faulty but I got this info from nintendo's website and at the bottom there is a customer service phone number that will help with any other problems relating to remotes for the wii

Still having problems? If the basic guidelines above did not solve your problem, the more specific information below may help.

  • Wii Remote not being recognized by the Wii Console (lights on the Wii Remote flash when you press a button, but then go out) - Most Common:
    Getting the Wii console to recognize (or "sync" with) a Wii Remote, especially one that did not come in the box with your Wii console, may require doing a few additional steps before it can be synced. Additionally, a Wii Remote that was working, but is no longer being recognized (or has "lost its sync") may need to be re-synced. Please use the troubleshooting steps listed below, which our experience has shown can solve many Wii Remote issues.
      Try these steps!
    1. Turn the Wii console power OFF by pressing the POWER Button on the front of the console. Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet for a few seconds. After a few seconds have elapsed, plug the cord back into the wall outlet.

    2. Turn the power of the Wii console ON. When you see the Health and Safety screen, open the small flap on the front of the Wii console to find a red button labeled "SYNC." Press and hold the SYNC Button down for 15 seconds. This will clear all the syncs on the Wii, allowing you to get a clean start to begin the process described below.

    3. After holding the SYNC Button on the Wii console down for at least 15 seconds, you can now "re-sync" your Wii Remotes:
      1. With the first Wii Remote you wish to sync, remove the battery cover on the back of the Wii Remote to find a small red button just below the batteries.

      2. Press and release the small red button just below the batteries on the Wii Remote; the blue lights on the front of the Wii Remote will blink.

      3. Quickly press and release the red SYNC button on the inside of the white flap on the front of the Wii console (picture).

      4. When the Player LED blinking stops and stays lit, the syncing is complete. The LED that is illuminated indicates the player number (1 through 4).

      5. This sync procedure (steps "a" through "d" above) must be followed for each additional Wii Remote added to the system.

    If you are still unable to get the Wii console to recognize your Wii Remote(s) after carefully following the steps above, please call 1-800-255-3700 for further assistance.
I know this says if your console does not recognise your remote, but they should be able to help you with your problem too

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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Here is step by step info on how to solve this problem
1: turn on your wii
2: open the back of your wii remote (the place where you put batterys in)
3: you will see a red button in there go the the wii under where you put the disks in there will be a little compartment open it and there wil be a matching red button like the one on the back of your wii remote press both red buttons at the same time and the wii remote should blink then it should work.
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Posted on Feb 21, 2009

  • jrghewitt Jan 16, 2011

    Nothing else worked but this did.

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Fiend your solution direct from nintendo. Here is your solution....
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http://www.nintendo.com/wiiconsole/prob676ijt65/solution
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