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Installation guide

What you need

An SD Card or USB Drive

A Wii with an Internet Connection

A Windows, Mac, or Linux Computer



Instructions

vWii (Wii U) ONLY

If you’re on vWii and are downloading the WiiConnect24 services, these steps are required. Otherwise, skip to Section I.

  1. Download the Priiloader.zip file from here
  2. Unzip the Priiloader.zip file and copy the apps folder to your SD Card or USB Drive.
  3. Download the LoadPriiloader.zip from here.
  4. Unzip the LoadPriiloader.zip file and copy the apps folder to your SD Card or USB Drive.
  5. Visit this site to generate a Priiloader patch that will fix a timestamp issue.
  6. Follow the instructions on the page then copy the result.
  7. On your SD Card or USB Drive, traverse to apps/priiloader and open hacks_hash.ini
  8. Paste the patch from step 6 at the bottom of the hacks_hash.ini Save the file, then proceed to Step 9
  9. Launch Priiloader.
  10. Follow the installation steps.
  11. Launch Load Priiloader
  12. Using your Wii Remote, go to System Menu Hacks.
  13. Enable Fix NWC24iSetUniversalTime and Always enable WiiConnect24 for vWii. (Feel free to enable others.)
  14. Scroll down to save settings and press A, then press B to go back to the main menu of Priiloader.
  15. Return to the system menu.

Section I - Patching WADs

If you want to see detailed instructions on how to install the WADs, click here!

  1. Visit the RiiConnect24 + WiiLink Patcher releases page and download the correct patcher for your operating system.
  2. On Windows, run RC24_WiiLink_Patcher_Windows_v2.X.X.exe.
    On MacOS, right click the RC24_WiiLink_Patcher_macOS-<arch>_v2.X.X file in Finder and click Open.
    On Linux, open a Terminal, type bash (space included), then drag the file onto the Terminal window. It should look like this: bash /path/to/RC24_WiiLink_Patcher_Linux-<arch>_v2.X.X

For Linux and MacOS Users: Replace <arch> with either x64 or arm64 depending on your system architecture.

  1. Choose your installation setup:
    • Press 1 for Express Install Setup. Follow the steps below:
      1. Select your region for the WiiConnect24 channels.
      2. Select whether or not you would like to install the WiiLink channels.
      3. Select what language you would like for the WiiLink channels as well as your preferred Food Channel version if you chose to install them.
      4. Select your console platform.
      5. At the Insert SD Card / USB Drive (if applicable) step, press 1 to begin patching.
    • Press 2 for Custom Install Setup. Follow the steps below:
      1. Select which channels you would like to install out of the list.
      2. Select your console platform.
      3. At the Insert SD Card / USB Drive (if applicable) step, press 1 to begin patching.
  2. It may take a moment for the patcher to download the files to your SD Card or USB Drive.
  3. Once it’s done, you can safely close the patcher. All of the files are ready on your SD Card.
  4. If it did not copy everything automatically to your SD Card or USB Device, copy the WAD and apps folder next to the RiiConnect24 + WiiLink Patcher file to your SD Card or USB Device.

Section II - Installing WADs

  1. Put your SD card or USB drive in your Wii.
  2. Launch the Homebrew Channel on your Wii.
  3. Launch yawmME (YAWM ModMii Edition).
  4. Press A to select your source device, which defaults to Wii SD Card.
  5. If your Wii is not a Japanese region, install WiiLink SPD (Wii).wad or WiiLink SPD (vWii).wad(Depending on console) before anything else. This is required so that we know your email address to send files.
  6. Highlight all other WADs with WiiLink or RiiConnect24 in the name and press + to select them. When all of them are selected, press A twice to install the WADs.
  7. After they are successfully installed, press the HOME Button to exit back to the Homebrew Channel.

Section III - Adding your Personal Information to the Address Information settings (SPD)

WiiLink never stores your personal data. For more information on what is used, read our Privacy Policy.

Adding your Personal Information to the Address Information Settings will allow the Photo Prints Channel to send images to your email that you created using it, and the Food Channel to deliver the Food to your House.

You are responsible for entering your correct Address Information. Failure to do so may result in Emails and/or Orders not succeeding.

Photo Prints Channel

  1. Launch the Photo Prints Channel from your Wii’s home menu.
  2. On the bottom right, press Address Settings and then Yes.
  3. Click on Email Address within the settings and type in your email address. (make sure you put it in correctly or it will not work!)
  4. Press OK and then Done.
  5. Once you are in the SPD main menu, choose Digicam in the Choose Channel menu. After you’ve done that, it should work!

Food Channel

  1. Launch the Food Channel from your Wii’s home menu.
  2. In the Delivery Address, Press the Change Address Information button in the main menu.
  3. Replace the Placeholder info with the Following:
  • Your First and Last Name
  • Your Phone Number (country code FIRST, phone number afterwards)
  • Your City
  • Your Home Address
  • Your Zip Code

(Make Sure you Put it in Correctly or it Will not Work! Use the example data in the settings as a template to put your information in correctly.)

  1. Press Ok and then Done
  2. Once you are in the SPD main menu, choose Demae in the Choose Channel menu.
  3. When you return to the Food Channel via SPD, It will display your information that you put in and will give a confirmation box, Once you Double Check and everything is correct, Click on Yes. After you’ve done that, it should work!

For PAL (European Wiis)

In Wii Settings please set TV Resolution to 60 HZ (480p/480i). You can find this in Screen -> TV Resolution If you do not, a pink bar will appear at the bottom of the screen obscuring vision.

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