Controller Setup
How to Hold the Controller

Hold the controller as shown below to play this software.

Note: For information about how to attach the wrist strap and Wii Remote Jacket, refer to the Wii Operations Manual.

When Using the Wii Remote Held Horizontally

When Using the Wii Wheel

IMPORTANT: Always use the wrist strap when using the Wii Remote. See page 2 Usage Precautions.

Note: Always refer to the instruction manual for each controller that you use.

Synchronizing Your Wii Remote with the Wii Console

This procedure allows the Wii Remote controller to communicate with the Wii console.

The Wii Remote included with your Wii console has been synchronized with the Wii console at the factory.

There are two different modes of synchronizing (syncing) a Wii Remote with your Wii console.

STANDARD MODE - The Standard Mode procedure is used when adding additional Wii Remotes to your Wii console or if you want to re-synchronize your original Wii Remote. Once synchronized, the Wii Remote will stay synced to the Wii console unless you overwrite this setting by syncing the Wii Remote to a different Wii console.

ONE-TIME MODE - This mode allows you to temporarily use your Wii Remote on a Wii console other than your own or to use a friend's Wii Remote on your Wii console. It does not delete the Standard Mode setting stored in the Wii Remote. In this mode, the Wii Remote will only communicate with the Wii console while the power is on. When the power is turned off, the Wii Remote will lose its sync with the Wii console.

Note: Only a Wii Remote in Standard Mode can turn the Wii console power ON or OFF.

Standard Mode Synchronization

Note: Make sure you have placed batteries in the Wii Remote.

  1. Press the Power Button on the Wii console to turn it on.
  2. Remove the battery cover on the back of the Wii Remote. Press and release inside the cover. The Player LEDs will blink.
  3. Open the SD Card slot cover on the front of the Wii console. Press and release on the inside of the compartment. When the Player LEDs stop blinking, synchronization is complete. The illuminated LED indicates the player number.

This procedure must be followed for each additional Wii Remote added to your Wii console.

One-Time Mode Synchronization

Note: This mode temporarily removes the Standard Mode synchronization setup for all Wii Remotes until the power of the Wii console is turned off. When the power is turned back on again, the Standard Mode settings will return.

  1. Press HOME on a Wii Remote that is synchronized with the Wii console.
  2. Select the Wii Remote Settings option from the HOME Menu, then select Reconnect.
  1. Press the 1 and 2 Buttons simultaneously on the Wii Remote that you want to synchronize with the Wii console.
  1. The Player LEDs will blink during the syncing process. When the blinking stops, the connection is complete. See diagram below for a description of what the blinking indicates.

During the syncing process, the number of LEDs that blink show the battery life of the Wii Remote being synchronized.

After the syncing process, the LED that is lit shows the player number for that Wii Remote.

IMPORTANT: If your Wii Remote loses its synchronization with the Wii console and you are unable to re-sync it, review the Wii Remote troubleshooting procedures in the Wii Operations Manual.

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