News Channel
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News Channel

Read News Articles on your Wii!

  • Get access to news headlines and current news events obtained from the Internet.

  • Have the location where the article takes place in on the Globe.


Installation Guide

What you need

An SD Card or USB Drive

A Wii with an Internet Connection

A Windows, Mac, or Linux Computer


  1. Download the latest version of the RiiConnect24 + WiiLink Patcher for your operating system.

  2. Launch the patcher and go through the “Express Install Setup” to start the download process.

Make sure your SD Card/USB Drive is connected to your Computer in order for the Patcher to automatically send your files to your Wii’s SD Card/USB Drive.

  1. After the Patcher is done downloading the files, simply disconnect your SD Card/USB Drive from your Computer, and input it into your Wii/Wii U.

  2. Start up the Homebrew Channel and enter yawmME (YAWM ModMii Edition).

  3. Highlight the WAD News Channel (RiiConnect24) as its name and press + to select it. When it is selected, press A twice to install the WADs.

The WAD name might also have [USA], [PAL], or [Japan] depending on what region of Console youre installing the Channel on. Please install the correct region version of the Channel on your Console.

If you happen to get Error -1022/Error -1029 when installing News Channel (RiiConnect24), uninstall the channel by selecting the WAD with - and pressing A. Then, re-install the WAD.

  1. After it is successfully installed, press the HOME Button to exit back to the Homebrew Channel. Press the HOME Button again and select "Exit to System Menu".

Congrats! You’ve installed the News Channel on your Console! Enjoy the Channel to your hearts content once again!


Troubleshooting & Questions

”I’m getting Error Code: NEWS000006 on vWii, What do I do?”

This could mean 1 out of 2 things.

  1. If you didn’t install the TimeStamp Patch for your vWii, Please Read the vWii Installation Guide.
  2. The News Channel is under mainteance, if so, please be patiant as it will take some time.

”I’m getting Error Code: 107245, What do I do?”

You’ll need to install a Patched IOS31 from the RiiConnect24 Patcher.

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