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This guide will help you install RiiConnect24 on your Dolphin installation.

If you need help for anything regarding this tutorial, please directly contact KcrPL#4625 on Discord, join the RiiConnect24 Discord Server or e-mail us at [email protected].

What you need


Section I - Installing Dolphin

If you have Dolphin already installed, skip to Section II

  1. Download the latest Dolphin development version.
  2. Extract the .7z file using a program like 7Zip or WinRAR.
  3. Start Dolphin
  4. Press on Tools -> Perform Online System Update -> Choose your region Perform Online System Update
Section II - Installing RiiConnect24.
  1. Run VFF-Downloader-for-Dolphin.bat on Windows or VFF-Downloader-for-Dolphin.sh on Unix systems which you downloaded here
  2. Press 1 and ENTER to start the program. Main Menu
  3. Proceed with the program configuration.
  4. It will ask you if you want to run the program manually every time you want to use RiiConnect24 on Dolphin or if you want to run it automatically on startup. Choose how to boot the program

Run once

If you choose to manually run it, keep VFF-Downloader-for-Dolphin.bat. There will be an option in menu to manually run it.

If you choose to run it on startup, you don’t have to do anything. If you want to uninstall it in the future, come back to VFF-Downloader-for-Dolphin.bat or VFF-Downloader-for-Dolphin.sh and choose - Manage startup VFF Downloader.

Section III - Finalizing installation
  1. On Windows run the RiiConnect24Patcher.bat or run the RiiConnect24Patcher.sh if you are on a Unix system that you downloaded here
  2. Start the patcher, select Install RiiConnect24. Select Custom
  3. Select Custom. Select Check Mii Out Channel
  4. Press 1 to select your region and only enable 5th option. Press 6 to start patching.
  5. After it’s done, there will a be a Mii Contest Channel (Europe) (Channel) (RiiConnect24).wad or Check Mii Out Channel (USA) (Channel) (RiiConnect24).wad file in WAD folder next to RiiConnect24Patcher.bat
  6. In Dolphin, press Tools and then Install WAD, and select the Mii Contest Channel (Europe) (Channel) (RiiConnect24).wad or Check Mii Out Channel (USA) (Channel) (RiiConnect24).wad.

You’re all done! Unfortunately, Nintendo Channel and Wii Mail don’t work in Dolphin yet.