Wii error code 51330 - how to fix network error

Wii error code 51330 white and black wii on white background

Wii error code 51330 white and black wii on white background

Are you still playing with your Nintendo Wii? Well, we definitely can't blame you as we are still playing as well. It is a lovely little device, that's for sure. But sometimes, even the most stable consoles are going to get errors, especially related to network. Here's how to fix Wii error code 51330, and get back to gaming.

The Nintendo Wii was one of the most successful consoles of all time, and managed to reach a potential audience well outside the usual shares of Nintendo fans and gamers.

But, if your Wii is having trouble connecting with the router, then you're probably having trouble with Wii error code 51330. Here's what to do to restore your Nintendo console back to life.

How to fix Wii error code 51330

If your Wii is showing the error code 51330, there are a few things you can try.

First, you would want to change the Wii settings internet connection to WPA2 - PSK (AES), since perhaps the console detected the wrong type of security when doing the automatic set-up with your router.

If the setting was already on WPA2-PSK (AES), try to re-enable it, turn off your console and test it again. Naturally, you might also want to check you inserted the correct password in your router, along with the one you memorized on the Nintendo Wii.

If it still doesn't work, you might want to reboot your router as well before trying again. Unfortunately, the Wii is not getting any younger, so some problems have to be dealt with.

Wii console network settings

Perhaps the problem lies in the Wii console not being compatible with your router. Keep in mind that the Wii supports the 802.11g and 802.11b wireless formats (which might also be called "up to 54Mbps" on some routers). So, if your router supports 802.11n mode only ("Up to 300Mbps"), you will need to change this setting so that the Wii can connect.

Finally, you might want to change your router channel to one which can easily support the Wii's connection. Here's how to do it:

  • Enter your router’s settings (either via cable, app or by connecting to via your browser;
  • Find the wireless channel setting;
  • Change the channel the router is broadcasting its wireless channel to either 1 or 11;
  • Save and reboot the router.

That's all we have for you on how to fix this network error on the Wii. But if you are on the look out for more games you can play, check out Wii games on the Switch and also take care of that dying Wii U.

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