WiiLink24 and all of its services (such as Wii no Ma) are not controlled or operated by RiiConnect24.

WiiLink24 lets you use the Japanese-exclusive Wii no Ma channel, and in the future will let you use the Digicam Print Channel and the Demae Channel again.

What you need

  • An SD card or USB drive
  • A Wii with an Internet connection
  • A Windows or Unix based computer
  • WiiLink24 Patcher


Section I - Patching Wii no Ma

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

  1. Download the required files based on your OS. On Windows, run WiiLink24Patcher.bat. On Unix systems, launch terminal and type sh, then drag the WiiLink24Patcher.sh into the terminal and press enter.
  2. Press 1 to choose “Start” and confirm your selection by pressing ENTER.
  3. For this guide, choose “Install WiiLink24 on your Wii
  4. Select your region.
  5. Connect the SD Card or USB Drive to your computer and select “1”.
  6. If your device was detected successfully, select “1”. If not, make sure there’s a folder called apps on your SD Card or USB Device and try again.
  7. Be patient…
  8. Once it’s done, you can safely close the patcher. All of the files are ready on your SD Card.
  9. If it did not copy everything automatically to your SD Card or USB Device, copy the WAD and apps folder next to WiiLink24Patcher.bat to your SD Card or USB Device.
  10. Put your SD card or USB drive in your Wii.
  11. Launch the Homebrew Channel on your Wii.
  12. Launch Wii Mod Lite.
  13. Using the +Control Pad on your Wii Remote, navigate to WAD Manager, and then navigate to the wad folder.
  14. Select the Wii no Ma WAD and press A to install.
  15. After it is successfully installed, press the HOME Button to exit back to the Homebrew Channel.
  16. Launch Wii no Ma and enjoy!

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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