The only wireless
network within range of your Wii console is not configured or is not
compatible with the Wii.
- If you are getting this error after completing a system update, this
is usually because the console resets to using the first connection
slot after an update. There are two things you can do:
- If you know which connection file you were using before, you can
select that connection file, then select "Use this connection" to change
that to the default. You will need to do this each time they download
- If you don't know which connection file you are using, or if you
would prefer not to update the active connection file each time, try to
clear, and then re-create your connection setting in slot one before
doing the remaining troubleshooting.
- Check to see if the router you are using is a known to be
incompatible. Click here to view our list. If your router is
known to be incompatible, we recommend using a different router if
- Make sure that the SSID (network name) matches exactly to what you
have entered in the Wii console's settings. To verify:
- Login to your router's settings (click here and select your router, if available, for
- Look for the section for SSID (typically in the "wireless settings"
- After you find the SSID (network name), verify in the manual settings of the Wii console that the SSID
appears exactly as listed in the consumer's router. This includes making
sure capitalization, spaces, or special characters match exactly.
- Look up your router, if available, in our list of
wireless routers, and check for any special notes that may be necesary
to get the connection to work properly.
- The router may not be assigning an IP address to the Wii console,
and a connection using the "Manual Settings" may be necessary. Click here for help.
- Your router may require a firmware update to work properly with the
Wii console. Firmware updates can usually be found on the router
manufactruer's website; consult the manufacturer for more information.