format wii u

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by steveroo, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. steveroo
    OP

    steveroo GBAtemp Fan

    Member
    409
    16
    Dec 13, 2010
    Canada
    Oak Bay
    This thread may be in the wrong forum. I did do a search for formatting wii uand homebrew but found nothing. Sorry in advance if I went wrong.

    I bought a Wii U used and it has two nintendo ids on it with no games. I want to delete the profiles and the only way to do so is format the system (I called nintendo and they say it's the only way).

    Before cleaning the wii u I'd like to know;
    -can I save my game states and later reload it on to the system?
    -what will happen to vwii homebrew?
    -on a console with one nintendo id does the system load directly to your profile or do I still have to click on my avatar?
    -is there a way the wii u can load directly to my profile and I don't have to click on my avatar at system startup?
     
  2. TotalInsanity4

    TotalInsanity4 GBAtemp Supreme Overlord

    Member
    6,963
    6,949
    Dec 1, 2014
    United States
    Under a rock
    -can I save my game states and later reload it on to the system? Yes, if you transfer them to a Wii U formatted drive first, but keep in mind these will be tied to the console (you cant use that drive with any console but yours)
    -what will happen to vwii homebrew? It will get wiped. You'll have to reinstall it
    -on a console with one nintendo id does the system load directly to your profile or do I still have to click on my avatar? There is an option in the Nintendo Network ID settings to make a certain NNID "default", keep in mind this will be traded with password protection, so if you don't want someone on your ID, don't select this option
    -is there a way the wii u can load directly to my profile and I don't have to click on my avatar at system startup? See above
     
    steveroo likes this.