Why isn't my wifi working?

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#1 Posted by sportsdude206 (207 posts) -

Why does the Wifi on my DS not work when my Wii's Wifi works fine?  Isn't it the same? 

I get my DS and stand right next to the router, and I even typed in all the setup information manually (becuase automatic for some reason didn't work), but it still won't work.

Do any of y'all have any reason why it isn't working.

#2 Posted by Onenottoforget (187 posts) -
Go over your manual setting and if it doesnt work try auto again. Did you put in the correct WEP key? When you try to connect what stage do you get to before it doesnt connect?
#3 Posted by danissuperman (35 posts) -
if your playing pokemon, it stopped working yesterday morning. however last night it started working again for me (i'm in the new york/florida time zone). but other stuff like the wii and other ds games have been working fine
#4 Posted by sportsdude206 (207 posts) -

Go over your manual setting and if it doesnt work try auto again. Did you put in the correct WEP key? When you try to connect what stage do you get to before it doesnt connect?Onenottoforget

When the info is in manually, it says that it has an access point, but it can't connect to the network.  When it's on automatic, it says that it can't get an IP address.

For the above poster, it was Mario Kart.

The strange thing is that my Wii works perfectly, and it is on automatic.

#5 Posted by sportsdude206 (207 posts) -

It still doesn't work.

Anyone?

#6 Posted by meimnobody (5565 posts) -
Check your router firmware, firewall. Call Nintendo if nothing else.
#7 Posted by DEWMAN08 (2145 posts) -
I have the same problem. My Wii is online just fine, but my DS won't work with my router. I went online and it turns out the DS is incompatible with certain routers. Our only option is to buy a new router or the USB wifi thing.
#8 Posted by DEWMAN08 (2145 posts) -
If your an incompatible router owner like myself than you are screwed. CLICK HERE to see if you are incompatible.
#9 Posted by Chosen_One18 (27 posts) -

arg, mine says its compatable but it still wont connect?

any help?

#10 Posted by AlmightyMax (1129 posts) -
Did you step on it accidentaly whilst it was sticking out of the computer? Mine hasn't worked properly since.
#11 Posted by geeeerian (1 posts) -

my wifi doesn't work either,

when i search for an acces point it says: the acces point's security settings are not supported by the Nintendo DS

anyone knows what to do?

#12 Posted by siLVURcross (26103 posts) -

my wifi doesn't work either,

when i search for an acces point it says: the acces point's security settings are not supported by the Nintendo DS

anyone knows what to do?

geeeerian
The DS only supports WEP security. If your router has anything higher, it won't work.
#13 Posted by VideosDumb (1 posts) -
You can connect to All Wifi if you have a 3DS . Considering the dates you probably won't find this useful but just trying to help :/.