Connecting Nintendo Wii U to Internet

Issue/Question

How do I connect my Nintendo Wii U to the internet?

Environment

  • Nintendo Wii U

Resolution

 WKU ITS recommends using a wired connection to get the best network connection experience.

Wired Connection

  1. Plug in the ethernet cable into your console and into the network port on the wall. You should receive an internet connection.
  2. If you are unable to get an internet connection, restart your console.
  3. If you are still unable to get an internet connection, please submit an online request or contact the ITS Service Desk.

Wi-Fi Connection

  1. On the main menu, select the System Settings.
  2. Select the Internet icon.
  3. Select Connect to the Internet.
  4. Select WKU-WIRELESS.
  5. You should now be connected to WKU-WIRELESS. If you are still unable to use the wireless network successfully please locate the MAC address. Follow the steps below to locate the MAC address:
    1. On the main menu you will select the System Settings.
    2. Click Internet Settings.
    3. Click View Mac Address.
    4. The MAC address is displayed on this screen.
    5. With your MAC address ready, please submit an online request or contact the ITS Service Desk.

Details

Article ID: 113
Created
Tue 5/6/14 4:35 PM
Modified
Fri 2/12/21 4:11 PM