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How to Get Netflix on Your Wii

If you're yearning for more entertainment from your Wii, turn that little white box into an on-demand movie machine with Netflix.


  • Step 1: Sign up for Netflix Sign up for a Netflix account and purchase one of the unlimited rental plans to get the streaming feature.
  • TIP: Make sure your Wii is online. It has a built-in wireless adapter, but a Wii LAN adapter is needed for a wired connection.
  • Step 2: Load the instant queue Load the instant queue on your Netflix account with your favorite movies and television shows.
  • Step 3: Install the Netflix app On your Wii menu, go to the Wii Shop Channel. Search for and download the Netflix application.
  • Step 4: Link your Netflix account to your Wii Follow the instructions that appear on screen to link your Netflix account to your Wii.
  • Step 5: Select a movie Select a movie from your instant queue or browse through available movies, pop some popcorn, and enjoy a fun evening using your Wii to instantly watch Netflix.
  • FACT: Box office sales account for only about 25 percent of a film's profit, while video sales, rentals, and broadcast rights make up the other 75 percent.

You Will Need

  • Internet access
  • Netflix account
  • Nintendo Wii
  • Wii LAN adapter (optional)

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