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Icarus423

So every time I hold down "B" to boot my Wii U in Wii mode it says that it is going to do it, then the Wii U menu opens up and asks me to sign in to my Nintendo Network ID. This is silly seeing as now I still just have to start Wii Mode from the Wii U menu. Any help with this?

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Dj64Mk7

It is normal. It does this because the Wii Menu data is separate for each user.

Source: My brain and my own personal experience.

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TheLZdragon

Ask Nintendo about this. I would try it, but I don't have my Wii U with me atm.

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swordx

Icarus423 wrote:

So every time I hold down "B" to boot my Wii U in Wii mode it says that it is going to do it, then the Wii U menu opens up and asks me to sign in to my Nintendo Network ID. This is silly seeing as now I still just have to start Wii Mode from the Wii U menu. Any help with this?

It doesn't do that to me...I use the the new feature every day to play Xenoblade.

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Dj64Mk7

swordx wrote:

It doesn't do that to me...I use the the new feature every day to play Xenoblade.

Do you have your Wii U set up with multiple Users?

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emmonsh

doesnt do it to me. not sure but is there a box in settings to keep logged in? im always logged in to network

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ogo79

im sorry but it appears the wii u is one confusing little system.

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willobee

ChrisT99 wrote:

It is normal. It does this because the Wii Menu data is separate for each user.

Source: My brain and my own personal experience.

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Innit

Got the exact same issue.

Sloppy, Nintendo.

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SCRAPPER392

Choose to sign into your ID automatically. You can choose to skip the sign-in process and go either directly to the Wii menu or Wii U menu.
I just tested it out.
Our NNIDs are tied to our Wii purchases which is why it happens, but this is the way around it. I know the NNIDs are tied to Wii mode, because that's how you update your VC games to Wii U from Wii.

EDIT: You should hear a jingle after the Wii U logo is about to disappear. You should still be able to get to the Wii menu regardless, though. I had auto login as the setting, then choose user setting, and I got to the Wii menu both times. I don't know what you guys are doing wrong, but I can confirm that I had no problems doing the same thing.

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Innit

SCAR392 wrote:

Choose to sign into your ID automatically.

I don't get it. Are you saying I need to ditch password login for the feature to work?

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SCRAPPER392

Innit wrote:

SCAR392 wrote:

Choose to sign into your ID automatically.

I don't get it. Are you saying I need to ditch password login for the feature to work?

The only thing I tested is auto login booting to Wii menu, and manual login. It worked both times. With manual login, I had to choose a user, but it still went to the Wii menu immediately. The password shouldn't matter. I don't use a password, but I'm not testing more than what I already have.
My conclusion is that you guys having problems aren't doing it right to begin with. Just hold down the B button as soon as the Wii U turns on, and keep it held down until you hear the jingle.

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Innit

SCAR392 wrote:

My conclusion is that you guys having problems aren't doing it right to begin with. Just hold down the B button as soon as the Wii U turns on, and keep it held down until you hear the jingle.

Must have been, you're right.

Thanks for the tip.

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antonvaltaz

I found out a neat little trick yesterday - if you switch on your Wii U with one of your Wii Remotes instead of the GamePad, you can just use the B button on that same Wii Remote.

Just a little thing, but if you know you're only going to be playing Wii games, it saves you having to get out your GamePad as well...

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Innit

That's actually pretty cool - thanks.

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theStyleWithin

I don't think I've even tried this yet. But I don't have a desire to go into my Wii menu 1st when I turn the Wii U on. I want to do other things 1st on my Wii U b4 switching to Wiimode its just better that way.

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Innit

This is good stuff.

Until all the focus shifts to native U software - in my house - it's really uselful.

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bassoongoon

Geeze, what was 'the big N' thinking with this Wii menu nonsense! Backwards compatibility should have worked as nicely as it did on Wii!

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RemoteFortress

I am also having trouble with this. There is definitely something wrong. Occasionally it does work and it boots directly from holding B on the Gamepad and powering console on from the Gamepad. Most of the time it fails however and takes me to the user select screen then after I select my user it takes me to the Wii U menu instead. Holding B on the Wii remote and powering console on from Wii remote does not work either it takes me to the user select screen every time so far then the Wii U menu again. This is garbage. My Wii U has already been to Nintendo repair twice with stupid software problems, once failing to get into the settings menu (just got stuck on screen), then when I got it back from Nintendo whatever they did I got a new error code every time I tried to go into eshop or access Miiverse (error code: 102-5201). Now there is a problem with this.

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MonocledMetroid

You have to start presings B when the "Wii U" logo appears, not before.

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