Instructions for Connecting to the WiFi on a Nintendo Device

Connecting to WiFi on a Wii

The Nintendo Wii uses wireless technology that effects the performance of the College network and, as such, is not supported. In order for the Wii to connect to the wired College network you will need to purchase a Wii LAN Adapter. Once you have an adapter, follow the instructions below to connect.

  1. Go to Wii Options
  2. Go to Wii Settings
  3. Go to “Internet” under Wii Settings
  4. Go to connection settings
  5. Select a connection, this will be a wireless Connection
  6. Search for an access point
  7. Choose MaroonTVGaming
  8. Enter the Pre Shared Key and hit Ok three times
  9. Go back to “Internet” under Wii Settings
  10. Console Information
  11. Request Registration of Device from the Roanoke College Helpdesk
  12. Helpdesk will contact you when the device is registered and ready to use

Connecting to WiFi on a Wii U

  1. Navigate to “System Settings”
  2. Select Internet
  3. Select “Connect to Internet”
  4. Select MaroonTVGaming
  5. Enter Pre Shared Key (you will need to log in with your Roanoke College username and password)
  6. Navigate to “System Settings”
  7. Select Internet
  8. Select view MAC address
  9. Request Registration of Device from the Roanoke College Helpdesk
  10. Helpdesk will contact you when the device is registered and ready to use

Connecting to WiFi on a Nintendo 3DS/2DS

  1. Go to system settings
  2. Go to Internet Settings
  3. Go to Connection Settings
  4. Go to “New Connection”
  5. Select “Manual”
  6. Search for “Access Point”
  7. Select MaroonTVGaming
  8. Enter the Pre Shared Key and Test Connection
  9. Select “Back”
  10. Select “Other Information”
  11. Write down Mac Address
  12. Request Registration of Device from the Roanoke College Helpdesk
  13. Helpdesk will contact you when the device is registered and ready to use

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