How to Setup KeepSolid SmartDNS for Nintendo Wii/Wii U?

Important notes before you start changing DNS settings on Wii U or Wii

  • To unblock streaming services with our KeepSolid SmartDNS app, you have to register your IP address. Check out how to manage your IP address in the KeepSolid SmartDNS App and your KeepSolid User Office here
  • Whenever your IP changes, our service will stop working for you. To avoid this, make sure to update your IP address via your User Office or KeepSolid SmartDNS app. 
  • Before you start making any changes on your Wii U or Wii, you should save your original DNS settings. You’ll need them in case if you want to switch back to the original settings.
  • Also, we recommend you to block Google DNS servers ( and on your router, otherwise you may not be able to bypass geo-restrictions and access the desired content. 

How to change DNS on Wii

1. Run your Nintendo Wii.

2. Go to Wii Options > Wii Settings

3. Now you should go to the Internet Options and select Internet

4. Now you should choose Connect Setting > Connection Profile that has to be Active.

5. Then click Change Settings and scroll right till you find Auto-Obtain DNS.

Note: You should not make any changes to your Auto-Obtain IP Address.

6. Now choose No and go to Advanced Settings.

7. In the DNS server fields, you should enter your primary DNS for Wii.

8. Then click Confirm > Save > OK

9. Run a Connection Test and return to the main screen.

10. Restart your Wii. 

How to Change DNS for Wii U

1. First things first, run your Wii U.

2. Go to Wii U Menu and choose System Settings

3. Now click on the Internet icon and press A

4. Then click Connect to the Internet.

5. Press A or click Connections in the upper right corner of the window.

6. Now you should choose your connection that you’d like to configure.

7. Click Change Settings.

8. Go to DNS > click Don't Auto-Obtain.

9. In the DNS server fields, you should enter primary and secondary DNS for Wii U.

10. Click Confirm.

11. Restart your Wii U.