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Error code 51031 my wii won't connect to my wireless internet

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Sadly, it looks like the wifi you are using is not compatible with the wii.

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Nintendo Wii Error Code 51031 This error code means that the wireless network...


<span>Nintendo Wii Error Code 51031</span><br /><br /><span>This error code means that the wireless network within range is not configured or is not compatible with your Nintendo Wii.</span><br /><br />-Make sure the router you are using is compatible. You can see a list of compatible routers by clicking <a href="http://www.nintendo.com/consumer/wfc/en_na/routers/index.jsp">here</a><br /><br />-Make sure the SSID(network name) you enter into the Wii settings matches the SSID of your router. This includes making sure capitalization, spaces, or special characters match exactly.<br /><br />You can log in to your router by going to the gateway address of the router(usually 192.168.1.1 and type this into your internet browser), and going into the wireless settings section. Check what the SSID is. This is what you should set on the WII.<br /><br />You can view my tech article on connecting and changing Wii network settings by clicking <a href="http://www.fixya.com/support/r9198848-connect_nintendo_wii_internet">here</a><br /><br />-In your home network, your router may not be assigning an IP address to your Wii console. Power cycle the equipment. Turn off all devices(modem, router and Wii). After 10 seconds turn on the modem, after 30 seconds turn on the router and after 30 seconds turn on the Wii. Try to connect online.<br /><br />If you are not using DCHP but instead have your home network setup to assign a IP address manually, you will need to setup the Wii with the IP/DNS addresses. You can set your manual settings in the Wii network settings menu. See the link above to my tech article.<br /><br />-Your router firmware may need to be upgraded. Visit your router manufacturers website and see if any updates are available.<br /><br />If after all the above steps you are still having trouble, you may want to reach out to Nintendo Technical Support at 800-255-3700<br /><br />I hope this article was informative!<br /><br />-G33k<br /><br /><br /><span>Keywords</span><br style="font-weight: bold;" /><span style="font-weight: bold;">Nintendo Wii Error Code 51031, Error Code 51031, Wii 51031</span>

on May 25, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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My wii is showing me the 51031


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.

Aug 29, 2014 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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What is error code 51031 on the wii


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.

Nov 26, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Unable to connect my Wii to the internet, it shows an error


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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 04, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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I can not get my Wii to connect with my wireless internet. I get error code 51330


Hope this helps!

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 04, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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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 I set up the Wii to the internet?I keep getting error code 51031


Hi.

That error code is usually linked to your Wii's MAC address not being added to the MAC accepted list on your router.

To do this it depends on what router you have, but for most, you can have a direct link from your computer to your router.
Open a internet browser and go to (192.168.0.1)
On most routers this will be its set up page, you have to go to the wireless page and add your Wii's MAC # in there.

Your Wii's MAC address is located in the 'Console information' Wii page

You should just do this after your done....

1) Power on your Wii, go to the settings menu (by clicking the little Wii button in the channel menu)
2) Scroll over to 'internet settings'
3) Select 'connections', and pick 1, 2, or 3
4) In there select 'search for wireless access point'
5) Pick your router, enter your key (password) for your router if you have one.
6) Test the connection



Regards.

Jun 08, 2011 | Nintendo Video Game Consoles & Games

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What is error code 51031


Error Code: 51031

The only wireless network within range of your Wii console is not configured or is not compatible with the Wii.


  • Check for interference that may be preventing a successful connection:



Various factors affect connecting a Wii to the internet with a WiFi connection as well, including signal strength, distance from the wireless router to the console and obstacles such as walls and ceilings that interfere with the signal. If you're using a G router and you have your Wii is too far away or, has obstacles in the way, it will not connect. You should use an N-Router if there is a significant distance between the console and the router or if there are obstacles. Here is everything you need to know about connecting your Wii to the Internet.


Make sure other wireless devices such as cordless phones or wireless speakers are turned off, and that the Wii console is an open area without objects or electronics blocking the signal. (For instance, if the Wii is placed in a crowded entertainment center, try moving the Wii somewhere with more room.)


Change your router's channel setting to 1 or 11. By default, most routers broadcast on channel 6, which overlaps with other channels and may be weaker.


  • Check to see if the router you are using is a known to be incompatible. Click here to view the list. If your router is known to be incompatible, you'll need to use a different router if possible.
  • Make sure that the SSID (network name) matches exactly to what you have entered in the Wii console's settings. To verify:

  1. Login to your router's settings (click here and select your router, if available, for information).
  2. Look for the section for SSID (typically in the "wireless settings" area).
  3. 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 the list of wireless routers, and check for any special notes that may be necessary 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.
  • Your router may require a firmware update to work properly with the Wii console. Firmware updates can usually be found on the router manufacturer's website; consult the manufacturer for more information.

May 10, 2011 | Nintendo Wii Console

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Error code 51031


Error Code: 51031 - I had same problem. Worked one day, not the next. I went into Wii Settings/ Internet/ Connection Settings/ Conection 1,2 or 3/ Clear Settings. Then click 'Search for access point'. Click on your your home internet (Sky, Virgin, O2 or whatever), input WEP (written on base of router) or private password if you changed the WEP when you first got broadband installed in your house and it should connect.

Did for me.

Jun 10, 2008 | Nintendo Wii Console

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