Update wii shop channel without updating system

How to use wii shop channel without updating

If your Wii still boots, you are fine.

Definitely install homebrew first. The chance of bricking via update is very, very small. Very few people were affected via the minor bug and it now seems to be fixed. However, only perform this if you absolutely want the newer features. You may have to reinstall some of your homebrew, though.

There is no useful reason to do this either. However, as of New Super Mario Bros.

You can safely upgrade after installing homebrew, instead. Hence, it becomes as useful as a brick until you can unbrick it. It is highly unrecommended and will probably brick your Wii if attempted. The Homebrew Channel may have been deleted if it was old and if so will need to be reinstalled. The official update used to seem unsafe, but this isn't an issue any more.

You can safely upgrade after

Ensure you made this backup with the latest version of BootMii or it is useless. Wii is the first of these games and most future games do too. Read below for more information.

This is safe and the recommended way to upgrade the Wii, but only if you first take precautions listed here. Yes, although this tutorial no longer provides this information. Having and using the homebrew discussed in this guide installed will neither increase nor decrease your chance of bricking via update. That way you can restore your Wii to the way it was if the update fails.

Updates check everything on your Wii to see if they have anything newer than what is installed. Your Wii might become bricked if you install dangerous applications or install spurious updates that cause your firmware to no longer boot to the Wii menu. It is a good idea to install these updates.

See the questions below to figure out what needs to be reinstalled. Will I lose any normal Wii functionality e. And it is also possible to regain access to the current Wii Shop without updating the rest of the firmware.

It is highly unrecommended andHence it becomes as useful as