Wii Shop Update


This page lets you know how to perform a Wii Shop upgrade so you can buy new games without updating your Wii's firmware. This is useful whenever the latest Wii Firmware is unsafe for updates.

Wii Shop Update without updating Wii

What you should install before doing the Wii shop update

What you need

  • SD Card
  • Wii connected to Internet

What to download

Installation procedure

  1. Remove all GameCube memory cards and controllers.

    • This step is very important. Do not ignore it .

  2. Unrar the WiiSCU rar and copy the "Wii System Channels Updater" folder to sd:/apps

    • I.e., you should have "sd:/apps/Wii System Channels Updater/boot.dol", "sd:/apps/Wii System Channels Updater/icon.png" and "sd:/apps/Wii System Channels Updater/meta.xml" when you are done.

  3. Start WiiSCU in the Homebrew Channel.
  4. Read the startup message, then push 1 when prompted to continue.
  5. Select the "Install IOS61 ?" option and set it to "-Trucha" with the D-pad.
  6. Select the "Wii Shop Channel ?" option and set it to "Yes" with the D-pad.
  7. Select the "Install/Update All Selected" option with the D-pad and Push A to "Go".
  8. You will be asked to confirm your action. Push A again.
  9. Wait as the tool downloads the needed information from the Internet and installs it on your Wii.
  10. Select Exit with A to close the application.

Once you've completed all of the steps, you should now be able to do a Wii shop update.

Information in this article is from “GAF's Wii Homebrew Tutorial: Wii Shop Update.” http://gwht.wikidot.com/wii-shop. This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 License

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