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Go into the Wii Menu (Wii icon on the main menu screen.
Select "Wii Settings," then "Internet," and "Connection Settings."
Erase your existing Internet Connection Settings and set up a new connection. (Click here for help)
Once you have established and tested a successful connection test, try the connection to the Wii Shop again.
If you have verified that your Wii console's internet connection is working, then there could be a temporary issue with the Wii Shop Channel. Please wait awhile and your connection again.
If you have tried the above troubleshooting and are still receiving this error code, please call us 1-800-255-3700 so that they may assist you further.
Error Code: 206602
Wii Shop - Nintendo Points Card, or Wii Download Ticket Error
There appears to be a problem using the Nintendo Points Card, or a Wii Shop Download Ticket.
Make sure you are entering the number in the correct field in the Wii Shop Channel.
For Wii Points Card and Nintendo Points Card redemption,
select "Add Wii Points" from the main page of the Wii Shop Channel, and
then "Redeem Nintendo Points Card." The following screen will have a
section for entering the points card number.
To redeem a Wii Download Ticket number, such as for the Wii
Speak Channel, select "Settings and Features" from the main page of the
Wii Shop Channel, and then, "Wii Download Ticket." The following screen
will have a section for entering the download ticket number.
After verifying you are entering the number in the correct
location, retry the number again and make sure it is being entered
There may be a temporary issue with the Wii Shop Channel. Please wait awhile and try your connection again.
If the above steps did not resolve the issue, and you continue to
experience problems, please call 1-800-255-3700 so that we can assist
There may be a problem with your connection on the Wii. I would try erasing the connection on the Wii and starting over. If that still doesn't work, when is the last time you updated?
The Wii may not be able to use the wireless it has because of the broadcast channel from the router. You would need to go into the routers settings and change the channel to either 1 or 11. The default is usually 6 but that tends to be weak. Retry the connection.
There are two ways to purchase Wii Points: Purchase Wii Points through
the Wii Shop Channel:
Using a Visa, or MasterCard, you can purchase Wii Points through
your Wii console using the Wii Shop Channel's secure servers. To purchase
Wii Points through the Wii Shop Channel:
Access the Wii Shop Channel through the Wii
console's Channel menu.
If this is your first time using the Wii Shop Channel, read the User
Agreement and click "I agree" if you understand and agree to
the terms. Click "Okay" after reading the Wii Shop description.
Once on the "Welcome to Wii Shop Channel" screen, select "Start Shopping."
Click the "Add Wii Points" button.
Select "Buy Wii Points with a Credit Card."
Select the amount of Wii Points you would like to purchase. (Please
note there is a maximum number of points that can be available on each
Select the credit card type you would like to use to buy Wii Points.
The Wii Shop accepts Visa, or MasterCard.
Enter the credit card number, expiration date, and three digit security
code. Select "OK" when finished.
Enter your city, state, zip, and county. Click "okay" to
continue. Please do
not input any punctuation, such as periods, commas, and apostrophes
into the street, city, or county fields. For instance, "St. Clair
Ave" would be "St Clair Ave" when entered.
Review the purchase details on the confirmation screen, and select "Yes" when
Once the purchase is processed, a confirmation screen will appear
indicating that Wii Points were added to your Wii Shop account.
Redeeming a Wii Download Ticket
Follow these steps to enter a Wii Download Ticket and receive the item.
With your Wii console connected online, select the "Wii Shop Channel" from the Wii Menu.
From the Wii Shop Channel main menu, select "Settings and Features."
Select "Wii Download Ticket."
Locate the 16-digit Wii Download Ticket number. Point inside the rectangle and enter the Wii Download Ticket number.
Select "Now" to start the download. Once the download is complete, the item you are downloading will appear on the Wii Menu.
Important Notes about the Internet Channel and Opera Browser
The information on this page describes the features found in the latest version of the Internet Channel (ver. 9.30). You can identify the version number of your Internet Channel by selecting the Opera/Home icon in the tool bar of the browser, then clicking on the "Opera Powered" icon at the top of the screen.
USB keyboard support is only available for version 9.30. Visit the Wii Channels section of the Wii Shop Channel to obtain the latest version.
The Internet Channel supports http and https. It is not compatible with other types of protocols, such as ftp, mailto, etc.
The Internet Channel is compatible with Flash, up to version 8. It is compatible with all earlier versions, but versions higher than 8 will not be compatible. There is currently no way to download and install higher versions of the Flash Player to the Wii console.
You can allow access to the Internet Channel through the Parental Controls of the Wii. If the controls are enabled, access to the Internet Channel will require the PIN to be entereed.
When entering website address, you do not need to type in "http://"; however, websites that begin with "https://" will need to be entered in full.
The Classic Controller, Nintendo GameCube Controller, and Nunchuk are not used with the Internet Channel. In addition, only one Wii Remote will work with the Internet Channel at a time. USB keyboard support is available for versions 9.30 and higher. Visit the Wii Channels section of the Wii Shop Channel to obtain the latest version.
Many types of video playback, such as QuickTime (.avi) and Windows Media Video (.wmv) are not compatible with the Opera Browser and will not play.
The Internet Channel costs 0 Wii Points to download, and is available in the Wii Shop Channel, in the Wii Channels section.
The Wii console supports cookies. At this time, there is no way to delete cookies without deleting the Internet Channel's saved data from the system memory
You need to start the Wii Shop channel, and redeem it there. Or if you are on a DSi, the DSi Shop channel.
Here is more detail;
To redeem a Wii Points Card:
Access the Wii Shop Channel through the Wii console's Channel menu. If this is your first time using the Wii Shop Channel, read the User Agreement and click "I agree" if you understand and agree to the terms. Click "Okay" after reading the Wii Shop description Once on the "Welcome to Wii Shop Channel" screen, select "Start Shopping." Click the "Add Wii Points" button. Select "Redeem Wii Points Card." Scratch off the silver area on the back of the Wii Points Card to reveal the Wii Point Card's activation number. Enter the activation number into the space on the screen. Select "OK" to continue. If you want to redeem the card, select "Redeem". Once the purchase is processed, a confirmation screen will appear indicating that Wii Points were added to your Wii Shop account.
How to use Nintendo DSi Points and download DSiWare items
The Nintendo DSi Shop is available by selecting the Nintendo DSi Shop icon from the Nintendo DSi main menu.
On the Nintendo DSi Menu, use the stylus to select the Nintendo DSi Shop icon. Select "Start Shopping" to reach the Nintendo DSi Shop main menu. Select "DSiWare," then select from the following options: Free Search for free software 200 Search for software that costs 200 points 500 Search for software that costs 500 points 800+ Search for software that costs 800 points or more Find titles Search for software by publisher, genre, title, etc. A list of titles matching the selected criteria will be shown. Select the desired game or application, then select "Download" or "Free," then select "Yes" to begin the download.
yea you have to go to one of the channels if there is not one go to the wii shop channel and go to installations and install the internet and when its done intalling it (it may take a while) should work the internet with the wii isnt that fast and cant take on some websites (dont worry it can take youtube and its pretty fast on that website) sometimes when you chek the wii installations on the wii shop channel there will sometimes be new updates for internet channel (free)