Question about Nintendo Wii Console
Trying to connect 2nd remote of wii for mario play 8 - don't have problem with other games, but remote will flash for a few seconds, but won't stay connected for 2 of us to play.
We had this same problem so I did a google search for 2nd wii remote not connecting or staying connected and this is what we came up with and did this and it really works! So hopefully this will help all of you to. Good luck! K and M
This is from www.nintendo.com/wii :
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!
Posted on Apr 29, 2008
What i suggest is to press the home button on the working controller. in the menu there is the wii remote settings click on that menu. there should then be a button that says reconnect press that button. the screen should say disconnecting. after that press the 1 and 2 buttons on all desired controllers in the order of players. that should fix the problem if im not mistaken. :)
Posted on Dec 26, 2007
Open the back of your wii remote and you'll see a red round sync button... open the front of your Wii and you will see a red rectabgular sync button. point the wii remote at the wii station and press both buttons and hold for 10 seconds, this will then link up both and you will be up and running
Posted on Jan 11, 2009
The solution proposed by brynpttrsn works perfectly if you are also having problems with Mario Kart.
Posted on May 01, 2008
I have 2 controllers A and B. I set up A for channel 1 and B for channel 2. After about 10 seconds controller B's channel 2 LED goes out, comes on again for about 1 second and then goes out for ever. If I swap controllers so that A is channel 2 and B is channel 1 the identical fault occurs.
I have tried everything suggested on the nintendo.com troublehooting web page but still have the same problem. I have also tried the Reconnect facility on the console, but cannot get either controller to re-sync. During this operation do I point the 2 controllers at the console or towards the motion sensor bar?
Any ideas please on how to stop the controller set to channel 2 losing its sync?
Posted on Dec 29, 2009
Fiend your solution direct from nintendo. Here is your solution....
Posted on Mar 22, 2009
I just tried it because I was having the same problem. What I did was hit the home button on the first remote, and disconnect the remote from the concole. It should then tell you to reconnect in order, connect the first and while the reconnect screen is up, connect the second one, and both hands should show up on the screen to play. Hope that helps!
Posted on Feb 01, 2009
Thank you it worked perfectly
Posted on Sep 08, 2008
Awsome! this has been a great deal of frustration for our famly for weeks! thank you.
Posted on Jul 12, 2008
Using the home button to reconnect works, but only as a temporary solution. flippo_K 's solution works permanently and you won't have to reconnect every time you cut the Wii on.
Posted on Jun 24, 2008
Brynptterson Is Right! I did this with my console and it worked perfectly. You must press on the home button then wii remote settings then reconnect. On the reconnect menu you must press the 1 and 2 button on all controllers you wish to add SIMULTANEOUSLY otherwise it will only add in one remote. This worked with my console and is a good solution to the problem.
Posted on Jan 02, 2008
Your a sly one.....mr grinch
Posted on Jan 27, 2011
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