vWii Modding Guide

The Homebrew Channel is where you will go to launch homebrew applications. Do not use the other methods to install the Homebrew Channel on Wii U vWii, or you may brick your console. Make sure you keep the NAND backup from this guide, just in case something unexpected happens.

What you’ll need
Usage and Instructions
  1. Insert your Wii U’s SD Card into your PC, then copy the apps folder from the Patched_IOS80_Installer_for_vWii.zip file to the root of your SD Card.
  2. Copy the contents of the newly downloaded files.zip and the d2x_cIOS_Installer.zip file to the root of your SD Card.
  3. Copy the compat_installer.elf file to the wiiu/apps folder on the root of your SD Card.
  4. Take the SD Card out of your computer and plug it into your Wii U console.
Installing the Homebrew Channel
  1. Boot into Tiramisu.
  2. Launch the Homebrew Launcher, by opening the Mii Maker, then launch the compat_installer.
  3. Press A to install the Homebrew Channel and wait until you see Install succeeded. Then press the HOME button to return to the Wii U Menu.
  4. Launch vWii (the Wii Menu icon).
    • If the installation has succeeded, you should see the Homebrew Channel in your Wii Menu.
Installing cIOSes
  1. Launch The Homebrew Channel in vWii.
  2. Launch d2x cIOS Installer.
  3. Set everything to match the following:
    • Select cIOS: v10 beta52 d2x-v10-beta52-vWii
    • Select cIOS base: 56
    • Select cIOS slot: 249
  4. Press the A button to install.
  5. Set everything to match the following:
    • Select cIOS: v10 beta52 d2x-v10-beta52-vWii
    • Select cIOS base: 57
    • Select cIOS slot: 250
  6. Press the A button to install.
  7. Set everything to match the following:
    • Select cIOS: v10 beta52 d2x-v10-beta52-vWii
    • Select cIOS base: 58
    • Select cIOS slot: 251
  8. Press the A button to install, then press the B button to exit.
Patching IOS 80
  1. Launch Patched IOS 80 Installer for vWii (In the Homebrew Channel).
  2. Read the warning screen and wait 30 seconds, then press any buttons to install.
  3. Wait until it says IOS80 Installation is complete!, then press any buttons to exit.