How do I get more storage on my Wii U?
You can expand the amount of available storage space with external USB storage media. USB storage media can be connected to Wii U via the console’s front or rear USB 2.0 connectors. Please note that you cannot remove/connect a storage device while the power is on.
Can you buy storage on Wii U?
2TB is the Wii U’s limit, though you should never need even close to that much. Devices with more storage will work, but the Wii U can’t use more than 2TB. Also, Nintendo does not recommend using external SSDs. Nintendo’s website has a list of external drives that are confirmed as compatible with the Wii U.
Can you use an SD card for storage on Wii U?
For Wii U, SD cards can be used for saving a picture of your Mii, QR Code patterns for your Mii, and screenshots in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. They cannot be used as a storage device for Wii U software downloads or save data for games. SD cards can, however, be used in Wii mode to save data for Wii games.
What size SD card does Wii U support?
SD memory cards with a capacity of up to 2 GB and SDHC memory cards with a capacity of up to 32 GB are compatible.
How do I connect an external hard drive to my Wii U?
Connect the external hard drive to the Wii U. Connect the USB cable of the external hard drive to the Wii U USB port at the front of the console or at the back. Both will work just fine.
Are all hard drives compatible with Wii U?
General. The Wii U can recognize a storage device in any size, but 2TB is the maximum amount of storage capacity the Wii U can use. Any extra capacity beyond 2TB will not be accessible by the Wii U. The external hard drive has to be formatted to be used exclusively with the Wii U.
Can I use a 64gb SD card in Wii?
If you have updated your Wii console to Wii Menu 4.0 or higher, then your Wii console is compatible with SD Cards that are 2 GB (Gigabyte) or less, and is also compatible with SDHC Cards (so-called High Capacity SD Cards) up to 32 GB.
Can you use a flash drive for Wii U?
Wii U supports USB hard disk drives with a dedicated power source, called self-powered USB. Flash memory devices have a limited number of rewrites and are not suited to long-term storage of important game data, so we do not recommend the use of flash memory devices as an external storage device solution.
Can you use a USB hub on Wii U?
A USB hub can be used with the Wii U console in order to expand its available USB ports. This is to support the GameCube Controller Adapter for Wii U, which needs two free USB ports in order to fully connect to the system.
Can you use a USB on Wii U?
Wii U supports USB hard disk drives with a dedicated power source, called self-powered USB.
Can you use a flash drive for storage on Wii U?