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    How to connect your Nintendo Wii to your BT Home Hub (Wi-Fi)

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    • (Note: This guide was created using a Wii with firmware version 3.4E).

      Follow the steps below to connect your Wii to your BT Home Hub.

      Make sure your Hub or router's wireless function is switched on. Make a note of the wireless network name (SSID) and wireless key.

      How do I find the wireless network name (SSID) and wireless key for my BT Home Hub or router? How do I find the wireless network name (SSID) and wireless key for my BT Home Hub or router?

      1. From the Wii home screen select Wii Options

        Wii options
      2. Select Wii Settings

        Wii settings
      3. Select Internet (from settings screen 2). 

        Internet
      4. Select Connection Settings

        Connection settings
      5. Select the Connection number you wish to store this connection against. 

        Connection
      6. Select Wireless Connection

        Wireless connection
      7. Ensure your wireless BT Home Hub or router is turned on and within range of your Wii then select Search for an Access Point.

        Scan
      8. The Wii will then search for wireless access points (BT Home Hubs or routers) within range. 

        scanning
      9. Select OK

        choose ap
      10. You will be presented with a list of wireless access points within range of your Wii, select the relevant access point, which should be your BT Home Hub or router. 

        ap list 

        Note: If your BT Home Hub or router isn't secured then you won't see the following three screens.
      11. Click in the 'Input the password or key' box. 

        Key empty
      12. Enter the wirless key/passphrase for your BT Home Hub or router then select OK. 

        Enter key
      13. Select OK

        Key entered
      14. Select OK to save these details. 

        Connection save
      15. Select OK to test your connection. 

        test
      16. The Wii will then perform a connection test on your internet connection.

        testing
      17. If you wish to check for firmware updates for your console select Yes and follow on-screen instructions, if not select No.

        completed

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