Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection - Nintendo DS and Nintendo DS Lite

You'll need to connect to this service if you want to browse the Internet, download games and applications or play games online.


  • Getting Started (step-by-step guide)
  • General Topics

    • Connection Support
      If you have tried to set up a connection, but have been unable to do so, or are experiencing problems with an existing connection, this problem solving information will have you covered.
    • Playing with friends (Friend Codes)
      Information on working with Friend Codes to connect with your friends.
    • Router Information
      Need assistance purchasing a wireless router, or need help accessing your wireless router's settings? We have detailed information on dozens of name-brand routers.
    • Frequently Asked Questions
      Have a question about the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection (including wireless security, profile management, routers, and more)? Check out our FAQ section.
    • Error Codes
      Getting a five or six-digit error code when connecting online or trying to play with others? Lookup your error code here for specific troubleshooting.
    • Nintendo WFC Glossary
      Don't know what 802.11g/b is, or what WEP keys are? No need to worry, our glossary has definitions for many of the terms related to the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection and wireless networking.