The Homebrew Channel is where you will go to launch homebrew applications. BootMii is a piece of software that can backup and restore your Wii’s NAND storage, and if installed in boot2, provides brick protection.
- You will see a scam warning screen. Wait 30 seconds for the text “Press 1 to continue” to appear, then press 1.
- You will be presented with a test results screen. Select
If BootMii says that it
can only be installed as an IOS, that’s normal.
Install the Homebrew Channel.
- Once installed, select
Back, then select
Install BootMii as IOS.
If you do not have an SD card, you cannot install nor use BootMii, and therefore will not be able to utilize any of the mentioned benefits.
You can always install it at a later date.
- Once done, select
- If you have the option to
Install BootMii as boot2, please do so as well. This offers the best possible brick protection you can have.
Otherwise, skip this step.
Exitto finally open the Homebrew Channel.
You can now use the Homebrew Channel to launch homebrew apps. Open Shop Channel is a one-stop shop for downloading homebrew, which you will learn how to install further in this guide.
Here’s a tip - when installing homebrew applications on your SD Card or USB drive, your folder structure should look like this:
AppName2 are placeholder names. Do not nest multiple
apps folders inside the
apps folder itself.
Continue to making a NAND Backup using BootMii
Making a NAND backup with BootMii at this point is highly recommended.
If you couldn’t install BootMii, continue to installing Priiloader.
Tip: You can tell if a Wii has BootMii installed as boot2 if your disc drive flashes very briefly, only after the immediate flash that happens when you press the POWER Button.