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How do I connect to the internet with my wireless router and my WII?

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Trying to connect to the internet for netflix to wii


Well you need first a home internet connection, and a wireless router. After that just go to the wii system menu, settings, internet, and you can connect to your wireless router with the password you setup on the computer to the router.

Dec 19, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Fit for Wii

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How to connect your Nintendo Wii to the internet


Hello,

In this tips and tricks guide I will go over the steps you will need to take if you wish to connect your Nintendo Wii to the internet. If you want to connect wireless you will need to be within range of a wireless access point. If you wish to connect via a wired connection(Ethernet to modem or Ethernet to router) you will need a Wii LAN adapter which is sold separately.

-Power on the console and press the A button to reach the Wii menu. At the menu, use your remote to select the Wii button at the bottom left.

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-Now select "Wii settings"
-Now, hit the arrow on the right side of the screen to go to the next page and select "Internet"

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-Select "Connection 1: none"
-Select "Wireless Connection" then select "Search for An Access Point"
-Select "OK" then the Wii will display all the wireless access points(wireless routers) that are in range.
-Select the wireless access point you wish to use.
-If the access point requires a security key, you will need to enter this key in. This key is set when you first configure your wireless router.
-Select "OK", then "Save Settings", and then "Yes".
At this point your Wii will now test the internet connection.

If you are using a Wired connection then you can connect the Wii directly to the router or modem and not use WiFi. Wii LAN Adapters are sold separately. If you have the LAN Adapter, follow the steps above up to the point were you select a connection type. You will select "Wired" instead of "Wireless. The Wii will now test your internet connection.

I hope this guide has helped you connect your Wii to the internet. Enjoy!

Regards,
G33k

on May 13, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Setting up wireless conection to my wii


  • 1Before you connect Nintendo Wii to wireless Internet, set up your Wii console according to the manufacturer's directions.
  • 2Turn on the Nintendo Wii and wait for the main menu to appear.
  • 3Using the Wii remote, point and click on the small Wii button in the bottom left corner.
  • 4Select Wii settings.
  • 5In the bottom right corner click the black square with the number 2 in it or use the right directional arrow to go to the next page. When you come to "Internet" click it.
  • 6To connect Wii to the Internet select "Connection Settings."
  • 7On the next screen select the first connection that says "none."
  • 8On the following page, when given the option for wired connection or wireless Internet, select "wireless."
  • 9Now it's time for your Wii to search for a wireless connection. To do this choose "search for an access point."
  • 10Press "okay" and find the name of your wireless Internet. If it's not on the first page, arrow down until you find it. If you need a password to access the Internet, you will be asked to enter it. Click okay.
  • 11Click save and okay so the Wii remembers the wireless Internet connection options for the future.
  • 12Finalize the Wii Internet connection process by testing the wireless connection.
  • 13When Wii's wireless Internet test finishes successfully, you're ready to play Wii online.


  • Read more: Video: How to Connect Wii to Wireless Internet ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/video_5168009_connect-wii-wireless-internet.html#ixzz1f6AZS48m

    Nov 26, 2011 | NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

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    Cant connect to my router netgear


    http://www.ehow.com/video_5168009_connect-wii-wireless-internet.html

  • 1Before you connect Nintendo Wii to wireless Internet, set up your Wii console according to the manufacturer's directions.
  • 2Turn on the Nintendo Wii and wait for the main menu to appear.
  • 3Using the Wii remote, point and click on the small Wii button in the bottom left corner.
  • 4Select Wii settings.
  • 5In the bottom right corner click the black square with the number 2 in it or use the right directional arrow to go to the next page. When you come to "Internet" click it.
  • 6To connect Wii to the Internet select "Connection Settings."
  • 7On the next screen select the first connection that says "none."
  • 8On the following page, when given the option for wired connection or wireless Internet, select "wireless."
  • 9Now it's time for your Wii to search for a wireless connection. To do this choose "search for an access point."
  • 10Press "okay" and find the name of your wireless Internet. If it's not on the first page, arrow down until you find it. If you need a password to access the Internet, you will be asked to enter it. Click okay.
  • 11Click save and okay so the Wii remembers the wireless Internet connection options for the future.
  • 12Finalize the Wii Internet connection process by testing the wireless connection.
  • 13When Wii's wireless Internet test finishes successfully, you're ready to play Wii online.


  • Read more: Video: How to Connect Wii to Wireless Internet ' eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/video_5168009_connect-wii-wireless-internet.html#ixzz1f6B48YnB

    Nov 26, 2011 | NetGear WGR614 Wireless Router

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    I cannot connect my Wii to the internet. Is there a part that I need to connect, or is there something else that I need to do in order to get the wireless connection working?


    Here is a step by step instruction on how to connect your Nintendo Wii to the internet. Please note that connecting the Wii to the internet does require a wireless connection, or wireless router for a signal.

    http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/getOnline/index.jsp

    copy and past this into your internet browser.. if you should receive an error for any reason, here directions and a link to solve it.

    Error Code 51030, 51031, 51032
      It appears that your Wii console's Internet connection may be affected by wireless interference. Try the following:
      • Change your wireless router's channel to 1 or 11
        Changing the wireless channel on your router may help. Most wireless routers have a channel range of 1 through 11. The best channels to try are usually 1 and 11, as they do not overlap with other channels. Typically, the channel settings for your router will be found in the router's main "Wireless" tab.
      • Where is your wireless router located?
        Move your router away from walls and off the floor and try to place it in a central location in your home. Also, keep it away from metal objects such as metal filing cabinets which can cause interference.
      • Look for other devices
        Noise from cordless devices (cordless phones), or wireless electronics (wireless keyboards, headphones, cell phones), especially those using the 2.4GHz frequency, can interfere with your wireless signal. Also, older microwave models can cause wireless interference. Avoid electronics that use the 2.4GHz frequency, instead look for devices that use the 5.8GHz or 900MHz frequencies.
    http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/es_na/windows/error51030.jsp

    Sep 03, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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    How do you set up Internet on the wii?


    To access the internet with your wii console you'll need either a wireless router/gateway, or a wii wired LAN connector.

    1. Power on your Wii console
    2. Access the "Wii Setting" menu by selecting the circular wii icon in the bottom left of the screen and then choosing wii settings.
    3. Use the arrow on the right of the screen to move to page two, then select "internet".
    4. Select "Connection 1 ' None"
    5. Choose "Wireless Connection" (assuming you have a wireless router), then select "Search for Access Point".
    6. Wait for your wii to scan, then select your wireless network, and if prompted enter your wireless network password/key. Then click "OK".

    You should now be able to connect to the internet. If your Wii runs a connection test and it proves unsuccessful it will display an error code. If you get Error Code 51330 or 52130 this means the password you entered does not match the password on the wireless network you are attempting to join. A list of all other error codes and what they mean can be found here: http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/systems/wii/en_na/onlineErrorCodes.jsp

    Jul 24, 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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    INTERNET CONNECTION


    To connect the Wii to the Internet you will need a wireless router in your home. Otherwise, you have to buy Wii lan adapter to connect it with an ethernet cable.
    To connect, go to Wii settings, then Internet, then Connection settings, then Connection 1.
    Then click wireless connection and then let the Wii search for a wireless access point (a wireless router).
    When your router appears on the list select it.
    If your router has a key, then you have to enter it.
    Press OK and you are finished.

    Jan 30, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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    I have a wii and I am trying to connect to the internet with my Dell wireless 2350 boradband router.


    Easy.

    http://www.wiichat.com/nintendo-wii-online/5820-official-wii-wireless-internet-connection-guide.html

    Nov 29, 2008 | Dell Wireless 2350 Router

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    Wii connection issues.


    You can check if the problem is with the internet connection going to the Wii or just the wireless connection.

    When you loose connection, check the Wii's ip address. If it does not have an ip address(or ip is 169.xx.xx.xx) that means that the Wii is disconnecting from the wireless network. You can then try other wireless channels on your router.

    If the Wii is still getting an ip of 192.168.x.x, that means that the problem is the internet from the router. You might need to forward ports on the router for your Wii.

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