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Connecting a Wii is simple, to connect first Plug your Wii into a wall power outlet, the plug the AV or three pronged jack into the corresponding colors in the back of the TV, Next plug in the Wii sensor bar to the back of the Wii Console and mount the sensor bar on top of the Television. Turn the power on to your Wii and connect your Wii-motes. Enjoy!

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I dont know how to download netflix on my wii


Connect your Wii console to the Internet A broadband Internet connection and access point are Follow the steps below to get connected.From the Wii main menu, use the Wii Remote to select the "Wii" button. Now, select "Wii Settings" to access the "Wii System Settings" menu.Using the arrow on the right side of the screen, scroll to page two and select "Internet. Select "Connection 1: None"(Don't see "None" in Connection 1? Click the Connection 1 button, then choose "Clear Settings.") Click on Wireless Connection" and then "Search for an Access Point." Select "OK" and the Wii will display all the wireless networks it finds. Select the wireless network that is yours. (If you're not sure which is yours, or you don't see any wireless networks,The Wii console will run a connection test with your wireless network when the test is completed. You should see the following screen: The connection test was successful - Then you're almost done! After your connection test, the Wii console will check if there is a new Wii System Update available. Once you select "Yes" and "I Accept," the Wii will begin to download any available updates.Once the Wii finishes downloading any updates, you will return to the main Wii menu screen. You will now need to download Netflix Instant Streaming for Wii from the Wii Shop Channel, then connect your Wii console to your Netflix account. Please see the step-by-step information below to finish the process and start watching Netflix content on your Wii.Download Netflix Instant Streaming for Wii from the Wii Shop Channel Now that your Wii console is connected to the Internet, you can download the Netflix Instant Streaming for Wii from the Wii Shop Channel. Once it's downloaded, you'll use it to stream movies and TV episodes with your Wii.

1 Select the Wii Shop Channel on the Wii Menu.
  1. If you have not previously accessed the Wii Shop Channel, you will need to read and agree to the User Agreement.
  2. A screen will appear asking you if you want to link a Club Nintendo account to your Wii Shop account.
    • If you have a Club Nintendo Membership, enter your User Name and Password, then select "Link" on the right.
    • If you do not have a Club Nintendo Membership, leave the fields blank and select "Do not link" on the left.
  3. Select "Wii Channels" from the Wii Shop Channel main menu, then select "Netflix Instant Streaming for Wii." Select "Free 0 Wii Points" to begin the download.
  4. Once Netflix Instant Streaming for Wii has finished downloading, it will be added to your Wii menu.After Netflix Instant Streaming for Wii has been added, the next thing you'll need to do is connect your Wii console with your Netflix account. Continue reading for more information.Connect your Wii console to your Netflix account Before you can watch TV episodes and movies streaming from Netflix, you will need to connect your Wii console to your Netflix account.On your WiiIf you're not already on this screen on your television, select Netflix Instant Streaming for Wii from the Wii menu. (Don't have this option?) On this screen you will be presented with a code; remain on this screen during the activation process.
  5. On your home computer
    Using an online device other than your Wii console - such as a PC, Mac, or Web-enabled phone - go to http://www.netflix.com/wii. (You will need to log into your Netflix account if you're not already logged in.)
  6. Still on your home computer
    Enter the code displayed on your television into the box on the bottom Netflix Web page, then click "Activate Now." (The code is case sensitive.)
  7. Back to your Wii
    Netflix will now attempt to activate the connection to your Wii console. This may take several minutes. When the process is complete, the Wii will automatically display your queue. (The screen on your computer will not change. Wait for the screen displayed by the Wii on your TV to indicate the activation has finished before going to another Web page.)
  8. And finally, watch TV episodes and movies streaming from Netflix on your Wii console by selecting the Netflix Instant Streaming for Wii on the Wii main menu

Aug 17, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Wii says needs update in order to connect with Wii Store which would allow me to download NetFlix Ap. It is connected to the net but I keep getting error message that says update could not go through. It...


Hi there!
There are two ways to connect your Wii to the internet; you can connect to your wireless network (if you have a wireless modem set up in your house), or you can connect using a wired connection directly to your modem.
If using a wired connection, you will need to purchase a Wii LAN adapter and connect that from your WII into your wired router.
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Once you have figured out what connection type you will use (and if using a wired connection, purchased and connected your Wii LAN adapter) you will need to take the following steps:
FOR WIRELESS CONNECTION:
  • Turn on your Wii and click on the "Wii" button on the bottom left of the screen
  • Click on "Wii Settings"
  • Click on the arrow on the right side of the screen and select "Internet"
  • Select "Connection 1 : none" (if you don't see "None" in Connection 1, click the Connection 1 button, then choose "Clear Settings")
  • Click on "Wireless Connection" and then "Search for an Access Point"
  • Select "OK" and the Wii will display all the wireless networks it finds.
  • Select the wireless network that is yours.
  • If it asks you to enter a password or key, then your wireless connection is password protected and you will need to enter the password that was setup to allow access to your network.
  • Select "OK," "Save Settings," and then "Yes."
  • Your Wii will test the connection and you should get a message saying connection was successful.
FOR WIRED CONNECTIONS:
  • Connect your Wii to the Wii LAN adapter and connect that to your modem or broadband adapter. Please not that you will need to unplug your modem for a few minutes to reset the connection and you will also need to unplug the connection to your computer when you want to connect your Wii to the internet.
  • Turn on your Wii and select the Wii icon on the bottom left
  • Click on "Wii Settings"
  • Click the arrow on the right side of the screen and select "Internet"
  • Click "Connection Settings"
  • Click "Connection 1 : none" (if you don't see "None" in Connection 1, click the Connection 1 button, then choose "Clear Settings")
  • Click "Wired Connection"
  • Click "Ok"
  • Your Wii will now do a connection test
  • You should see a message saying the test was successful
Hope this helps!

Jul 06, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Error code 51420 on my wii console. I am trying to establish a connection to the internet. I have a router which is working properly because i can get on the internet now. I have ran my ethernet cable...


Error Code: 51420 The Wii console is not able to connect to your wired router or modem.

  1. If your connection worked previously, check to see if there is a Wii System Update that you have not aquired. To get the latest Wii System Update:
    1. From the Wii's main menu, select the Wii icon along the bottom left of the screen.
    2. Select "Wii Settings".
    3. Click the left arrow to get to Wii System Settings 3
    4. Choose "Wii System Update"
    5. Choose "Yes" to connect to the internet and perform a Wii system update.
  2. Make sure that you are using the Wii LAN Adapter made by Nintendo. LAN adapters not made by Nintendo likely will not work with the Wii console.
  3. Check to make sure you are not running the Wii LAN Adapter from a USB hub (a device that connects multiple USB products through a single device), as this will likely not work. Connect the USB Connector directly to the modem or router.
  4. Ensure that the Wii LAN Adapter setup is correct, and that the Wii LAN Adapter was connected with the console turned off.
  5. Check to see if the ethernet cable you are using is not working properly, by connecting another ethernet cable from your router/modem to the Wii LAN Adapter. If the connection works using a different cable, then the problem was with the first cable.
  6. If possible, try another Wii LAN Adapter. If you are unable to try another Wii LAN Adapter, or are still receiving this error code, please call 1-800-255-3700 for assistance.

Jun 22, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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My wire internet is not connecting to my wii what can i do so i can get the internet to work on my wii judy


  1. If your connection worked previously, check to see if there is a Wii System Update that you have not aquired. To get the latest Wii System Update:
    1. From the Wii's main menu, select the Wii icon along the bottom left of the screen.
    2. Select "Wii Settings".
    3. Click the left arrow to get to Wii System Settings 3
    4. Choose "Wii System Update"
    5. Choose "Yes" to connect to the internet and perform a Wii system update.

  2. Make sure that you are using the Wii LAN Adapter made by Nintendo (click here for a picture and connection steps). LAN adapters not made by Nintendo likely will not work with the Wii console.


  3. Check to make sure you are not running the Wii LAN Adapter from a USB hub (a device that connects multiple USB products through a single device), as this will likely not work. Connect the USB Connector directly to the modem or router.


  4. Ensure that the Wii LAN Adapter setup is correct, and that the Wii LAN Adapter was connected with the console turned off. For step by step connection instructions, please click here.


  5. Check to see if the ethernet cable you are using is not working properly, by connecting another ethernet cable from your router/modem to the Wii LAN Adapter. If the connection works using a different cable, then the problem was with the first cable.


  6. If possible, try another Wii LAN Adapter.

Jun 04, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Trying to connect to internet on my wii console but it comes up with error code 51420


error code 51420 means The Wii console is not able to connect to your wired router or modem.

Try to do this step hope it will help you plzz rate me tnxx...


  1. If your connection worked previously, check to see if there is a Wii System Update that you have not aquired. To get the latest Wii System Update:
    1. From the Wii's main menu, select the Wii icon along the bottom left of the screen.
    2. Select "Wii Settings".
    3. Click the left arrow to get to Wii System Settings 3
    4. Choose "Wii System Update"
    5. Choose "Yes" to connect to the internet and perform a Wii system update.

  2. Make sure that you are using the Wii LAN Adapter made by Nintendo (click here for a picture and connection steps). LAN adapters not made by Nintendo likely will not work with the Wii console.


  3. Check to make sure you are not running the Wii LAN Adapter from a USB hub (a device that connects multiple USB products through a single device), as this will likely not work. Connect the USB Connector directly to the modem or router.


  4. Ensure that the Wii LAN Adapter setup is correct, and that the Wii LAN Adapter was connected with the console turned off. For step by step connection instructions, please click here.


  5. Check to see if the ethernet cable you are using is not working properly, by connecting another ethernet cable from your router/modem to the Wii LAN Adapter. If the connection works using a different cable, then the problem was with the first cable.


  6. If possible, try another Wii LAN Adapter. If you are unable to try another Wii LAN Adapter, or are still receiving this error code, please call 1-800-255-3700 for assistance.

Jun 04, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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How to connect wii to internet


Dont forget to download the Wii Internet Channel from the Shop Channel

To connect your Wii via a wireless connection:

Go to the Wii Menu.
Click on the round Wii button on the lower left corner.
Click Wii Settings.
Click the right arrow to go to page 2.
Click on the Internet button.
Click Connection Settings.
Click Connection 3.
Click Wireless Connection.
Select Search for Access Point. Click OK.
Select the access point you want to use. Click Save and OK.
You may be prompted to enter your password.
Your Wii should now be all connected.

To connect your Wii via a wired connection:
Go to the Wii Menu.
Click on the round Wii button on the lower left corner.
Click Wii Settings.
Click the right arrow to go to page 2.
Click on the Internet button.
Click Connection Settings.
Click Connection 3.
Click Wired Connection.
Your Wii will do a connection test and hopefully everything will be all set. You are now finished.

Feb 23, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Im trying to get the internet on my will consale


You will need get the internet channel from the wii shop channel. (should be free)

If you are questioning how to set up your connection, see below:

To connect your Wii via a wired connection:

Go to the Wii Menu.
Click on the round Wii button on the lower left corner.
Click Wii Settings.
Click the right arrow to go to page 2.
Click on the Internet button.
Click Connection Settings.
Click Connection 3.
Click Wired Connection.
Your Wii will do a connection test and hopefully everything will be all set. You are now finished.

To connect your Wii via a wireless connection:
Go to the Wii Menu.
Click on the round Wii button on the lower left corner.
Click Wii Settings.
Click the right arrow to go to page 2.
Click on the Internet button.
Click Connection Settings.
Click Connection 3.
Click Wireless Connection.
Select Search for Access Point. Click OK.
Select the access point you want to use. Click Save and OK.
You may be prompted to enter your password.
Your Wii should now be all connected.

Feb 23, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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How to set up nintendo wii internet


  • 1 In order to set up your Nintendo Wii internet connection, you need to have high speed internet service, such as DSL, cable, or fiber optic.

    If you want to use a wired connection for your Wii, you will need to purchase the Nintendo Wii Lan Adapter and a long ethernet cable to reach your router or modem. The Wii Lan adapter is available from many sources for about $30 and the cable will cost you around $10 or more. If you want to plug in your computer and Wii at the same time, you will need a router. You do not need a router if you are planning on unplugging your computer when you use Wii over the internet. Honestly, wireless routers cost about $35 and don't require a cable, so I purchased a wireless router instead. Plus, I don't want an ugly cable running across the room.

    If you still want to use the Wii Lan adapter to connect to the internet, here are the steps to connect your Wii Lan adapter to your Wii game system:

    Make sure your Wii game system is turned off.

    Attach the Wii Lan adapter to the USB port on the back of your console.

    Connect the other end to an ethernet cable that goes to your router or modem.

    Turn your console back on.

  • 2

    If you are using the Nintendo Wii Lan Adapter to connect to the internet, follow this step. If you are connecting to the internet via a wireless router, skip this step and go to step 3.

    To connect your Wii via a wired connection:

    Go to the Wii Menu.

    Click on the round Wii button on the lower left corner.

    Click Wii Settings.

    Click the right arrow to go to page 2.

    Click on the Internet button.

    Click Connection Settings.

    Click Connection 3.

    Click Wired Connection.

    Your Wii will do a connection test and hopefully everything will be all set. You are now finished.

  • 3

    To connect your Wii via a wireless connection:

    Go to the Wii Menu.

    Click on the round Wii button on the lower left corner.

    Click Wii Settings.

    Click the right arrow to go to page 2.

    Click on the Internet button.

    Click Connection Settings.

    Click Connection 3.

    Click Wireless Connection.

    Select Search for Access Point. Click OK.

    Select the access point you want to use. Click Save and OK.

    You may be prompted to enter your password.

    Your Wii should now be all connected.





  • Nov 28, 2010 | Nintendo Wii Console

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    Error code 51420


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

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    Dec 26, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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    How do i get connection 24 on my wii?


    When you are not able to connect with Internet from Your Wii, means there is something wrong with the settings. You may go to Wii Fix Guide and check out the guide available there, This DIY guide will show step by step pictures to fix the problems yourself without any technical knowledge.....






    Mar 09, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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