Buh-bye, small-screen video games, now connect Wii to Roku TV and enjoy the 7th-gen innovative home console.
Bluetooth is the first route you may go while trying to connect both devices. However, many old models don’t have built-in Bluetooth. If your Roku TV can’t be connected to the Wii through Bluetooth. You can use a HDMI cable to get the job done. If you don’t know how? Go through the guide I have prepared for you.
In this article, we have explained the procedure, the cables, and the adapter you need to connect Wii to Roku TV.
How To Connect Wii to Roku TV in 5 simple steps
In just two simple steps you can connect Wii to Roku TV. The steps are quick and easy to follow, although do make sure you have a solid internet connection to carry on the process smoothly.
Here’s how you can do it:
Step 1: Switch on both the devices
The first step to connecting Wii to Roku TV is to switch on both devices properly.
To switch on your Wii console, press the power button. Once the green light goes on your Wii console is turned on.
Step 2: Plug the cable into the TV console.
Take your HDMI cable and plug it into one end of your TV.
To plug in your cable find a set of three “input” holes either at the back, sides, or at the bottom of your TV, the holes will be colored yellow, red, and white.
If you can’t locate the Audio/Video (AV) inputs at the bottom, sides, or the back of the TV, there might be a hidden panel typically located on the back of the TV.
Once you have located the panel, among the three input holes locate the ones that are highlighted as “Audio and Video In.”
Make sure you are not plugging in the cable in a hole marked “out.”
- Take the AV multi-out plug of the Wii AV cable and insert it into the AV Multi-Out connector, the plugs are situated at the back of the console.
- Now take the other end of the colored connectors of the Wii cable and insert it into the input plugs of your Roku TV.
- On the Roku TV, there are three different colored input connectors, make sure you insert the multi-colored plugs in the right inputs.
- Yellow: Video Input
- White: Audio Input Left (or Mono)
- Red: Audio Input Right
- Once you have successfully inserted the cables and plugs in the right places and your Roku TV and Wii console are switched on, find the Input Select for the TV to view the game. You can locate it either on the remote of your Roku TV or by pressing the front panel on the TV. In many cases, it might take you a few tries to connect Wii to Roku TV, so keep pressing TV/Video until you see the display from the Wii.
- If you cannot locate the TV/Video button either on the remote or the TV device, you can go to the Nintendo online page to look for different inputs.
With that, we are at the end of the article. This simple and easy guide will help you to connect Wii to Roku TV in no time. If you have any queries or thoughts on the article, you can share them in the comments section below.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can you hook a Wii to a Roku TV?
Yes, you can hook a Wii to a Roku TV. You can use a HDMI cable to connect Wii to Roku TV. I have explained the whole process in the article above.
How do I connect my old Wii to my new TV?
The most efficient way to connect an old Wii to your new TV is through the cables that come with the console.
You also have to buy a Wii component cable, although you have to buy it separately.