Setting RTC Time

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In this step, you will synchronize your Wii with a NTP time server. This will set your Wii’s clock to the correct time to prevent potential problems when installing services such as RiiConnect24.

What you need

  • An SD card or USB drive
  • sntp


  1. Extract sntp and put it in the apps folder on your SD card or USB drive.
  2. Insert your SD card or USB drive into your Wii.
  3. Launch the Homebrew Channel on your Wii.
  4. Launch sntp.
  5. Use the +Control Pad to select the current time.
  6. Press the HOME Button to exit.

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