Homebrew to poweroff wii u gamepad?

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  1. Keylogger
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    Keylogger GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Hi,

    Is there any homebrew that can poweroff the wii u gamepad without poweroff the wii u?

    It's really boring to let it powered ON and wait for it battery to be completly empty
     
  2. DarkGabbz

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    Or you take the battery out of hte gamepad.
     
  3. CreeperMario

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    Or walk to the other side of your street until the GamePad loses signal, then walk it back inside and watch as it doesn't try to reconnect. :P
     
  4. BullyWiiPlaza

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    Lol I think I found a function that can shut off the GamePad screen only :P
     
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    HOME Menu -> Controller Settings -> Turn Off Display
    This doesn't turn off the GamePad, just the display, but as long as you don't press anything, you should be fine.
     
  6. CJB100

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    Leave it plugged in any time you aren't using it. ;P
     
  7. Maschell

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    Has been a feature of loadiine for at least some months.
    I made a stand alone version, maybe it will help (its not complety turning off the gamepad though): https://github.com/Maschell/function-patcher-example/tree/padcon
     
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  8. 7Robins

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    There used to be this one method where you click the sync button on the gamepad and then turn it off, completely turning off the gamepad, but the problem is that it would unsync it.

    The other way is to launch something like Mii Maker, then exit and when the "Wii U" splash logo appears on the gamepad, quickly hold the power button to only turn it off.
     
  9. jbuck1975

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    Can you just press the power button on gamepad and turn off screen? I thought I've done this before
     
  10. CreeperMario

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    That also turns off the console (unless the GamePad isn't connected to the console, or the console has frozen/crashed).
     
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