How to Send Text From Wii to Cell Phone

by Nicholas Wyatt ; Updated September 22, 2017

The Nintendo Wii offers gameplay that allows the players to become actively involved in the games thanks to Wiimotes. The Wii offers many games and accessories. The Wii can go online and play multiplayer games against friends and family. You can also send emails and text messages to people's cell phones from the Nintendo Wii's Message Board. All you need is a Wi-Fi connection and your friend's cell phone number to send her a text from your Nintendo Wii.

Turn on the Wii console and press "A" on the "Message Board" icon in the lower left-hand corner of the screen.

Press "A" on the "Address Book" icon from the list of options.

Place your Wiimote cursor over the text "Register." Press "A" to register the person whom you will be sending a text to as a contact and to save her cell phone number.

Move your cursor over the box "Others" and press "A" to enter the person's contact information. Enter her cell phone number starting with the area code and ending with the phone company that her phone is service through. For example: 555-555-5555@phonecompany.net. Ask the person for her exact email address for the phone you would like to send a text to. If she does not know, she can ask her phone company. Move the cursor over the boxes to initialize the virtual keyboard to enter the information. Press "A" on "Save" once done.

Go back to the main menu of the Message Board by pressing "B." Select the "Create Message" icon by pressing "A." Cursor over the "Message" icon and press "A" to select it. Scroll down the list of friends and cursor over the person you registered. Press "A" to select her as a contact.

Place the cursor of the Wiimote over the text part of the message and press "A" to open the virtual keyboard. Cursor over the specific letters you would like to enter and press "A" to type them into your message. Press "A" on the "Send" button to send your text from your Wii console to your friend's cell phone.

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