Custom amiibo not working

Discussion in 'Wii U - Games & Content' started by reymas101, Mar 17, 2017.

  1. reymas101

    reymas101 Professional GBAtemp Noob

    Nov 4, 2015
    United States
    New York
    I ordered a set of 10 ntags from AliExpress to write amiibo.bin data. The file is fine and it writes perfectly but when I scan the tag in a game it says it's not an amiibo? The tag is Ntag216 but it said it was 215 compatible. Am I doing something wrong?
  2. TheTechGenius

    TheTechGenius </Web Dev>

    Apr 7, 2017
    United States
    Judging from what I have read about NFC tags for the WiiU, you MUST use Ntag215. No other Ntags will work.

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  3. kolosus

    kolosus GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 14, 2010
    United States
    Has anyone tried filling the excess data space on 216 with 0s and write it that way? Open the 215 bin with hex editor and start adding 0s to the 504 bytes till it fills whatever space is on a 216? Just an idea. Also saw someone mention something about partitioning the excess space off.

    But from everything anyone says 216 don't work.