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How to Download, Install & Use CyberGhost VPN on Nintendo Wii & Wii U?

By Srijani Ghosh / November 27, 2021

Nintendo Wii doesn't support VPN applications natively. That's why you must use CyberGhost's Smart DNS technology to change the DNS server address on your Nintendo Wii and unblock region-locked games. Here is how to download, install, and use CyberGhost VPN on Nintendo Wii. Have a look.

Note

The Smart DNS feature doesn't comprise all the VPN benefits. So, if you want to ensure complete security to your online traffic on Nintendo Wii/Wii U, install CyberGhost VPN on the router.

1. First, visit the CyberGhost VPN subscription page.

2. Next, click on the Get CyberGhost VPN button.

How to Install and Use CyberGhost VPN on Nintendo Wii

3. On the next screen, choose a plan and enter your details to complete the purchase.

How to Install and Use CyberGhost VPN on Nintendo Wii

4. You'll receive a confirmation email now. 

5. After that, visit the CyberGhost official website and click My Account from the top right corner. 

How to Install and Use CyberGhost VPN on Nintendo Wii

6. Now, enter your Username and Password to Log in

How to Install and Use CyberGhost VPN on Nintendo Wii

7. Once you can access your dashboard, pick VPN from the left-side pane and navigate to the Smart DNS tab. 

8. Next, click the Activate IP address button right after your real IP.

How to Install and Use CyberGhost VPN on Nintendo Wii

9. Once your IP is activated, a list of DNS Addresses will appear. Choose the one in your preferred location and leave this page open.

How to Install and Use CyberGhost VPN on Nintendo Wii
Note

The rest of the process is different for Nintendo Wii and Wii U. You may perform the steps depending on the type of Nintendo controller you own. 

Nintendo Wii

1. Turn on your Nintendo Wii and choose Wii Settings from the main menu.

2. Next, select Internet Options and press the right arrow with your remote to find and click Internet.

3. Now, you have to choose Connection Settings and then select Wi-Fi or Wired depending on your present Wi-Fi connection.

4. After that, choose Change Settings and pick your active connection

5. Now, keep pressing the right arrow and browse through Type of Security to Auto-Obtain DNS. [Leave everything in-between unchanged.]

6. Under Auto-Obtain DNS, first choose No, and then Advanced Settings.

7. Now, enter the DNS address you picked from your account dashboard under Primary DNS and leave Secondary DNS unchanged

8. Click the Confirm button now and choose Save.

9. A connection test will run automatically.

10. Once finished, Restart your Nintendo Wii. 

Nintendo Wii U

1. Turn on your Wii U and press the home button.

2. Now, choose System Settings.

3. On the next screen, tap on the Internet option.

4. After that, pick Connect to the Internet.

5. Now, you've to tap Connections from the top-right corner and pick your active Wi-Fi connection.

6. Select Change Settings on the next screen and scroll right to find DNS.

7. On the DNS menu, choose Don't Auto-obtain.

8. Now, enter the DNS address you've picked from your account dashboard in the space beside Primary DNS.

9. Leave Secondary DNS unchanged and tap the Confirm button.

10. Finally run a connection test by following this path- Home > System Settings > Internet > Connect to the Internet > Connections > Active Wi-Fi > Connection Test.

11. Once the test results are displayed, click OK, and you're good to go!

So, now you know how to download, install and use CyberGhost VPN on Nintendo Wii and Wii U. If you want to install this VPN on other devices, check our complete setup guide. And for further queries, drop us a comment through the below button. Thanks for reading!



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