Netflix has come a long way since 1997.
What began as a disc-based mail-order rental service has
become one of the pioneers of digital distribution.
Netflix's digital distribution service offers thousands of
movies and televisions shows that users can watch instantly from a variety of
devices, such as the iPhone, PC and the Nintendo Wii.
Netflix is not available immediately on your Wii when you
first turn it on; you must download the program from Nintendo's Wii Shop before
you can begin using it.
Select the "Wii Shop" channel on the Wii's main menu and choose
Select "Start Shopping" and choose "Wii
Select "Netflix Instant Streaming for Wii."
Select "Free 0 Wii Points" to begin the download.
Choose the location where you will save Netflix.
You can select either the Wii System Memory or an SD card.
Select "OK" and select "Yes."
Your download will begin, and a Netflix channel will appear
on the Wii's main menu.
Select the "Netflix" channel, located on the
Wii's main menu, and choose "Start" to launch Netflix. The first-time
setup screen will appear.
Select "Yes" to indicate you are a current
If you are not, you cannot use the service until you sign up
at the Netflix website.
Enter your Netflix email address and password. Select
Select a television show or movie in any category to begin
watching it instantly.