Controller Setup
How to Hold the Controller
How to hold the controller depends on whether you are using the Wii Remote by itself or in combination with other accessories.
Note: Always refer to the instruction manual for each controller that you use.
Preparing the Wii Remote
and Nunchuk
  1. Feed the wrist strap cord through the connector hook on the Nunchuk plug as shown in the diagram.
  1. With the wrist strap cord fed through the connector hook, insert the Nunchuk plug into the external extension connector on the Wii Remote.
  1. Put your hand through the wrist strap, grasp the Wii Remote firmly, and adjust the strap lock.
Note: If your strap lock has a lock lever, press the lock lever down until you hear a click. This will prevent the strap lock from loosening.
  1. Hold the Nunchuk with your other hand.
Neutral Position Reset Feature
If the buttons or sticks on a Nunchuk are moved out of neutral position (see below) when the power is turned on, when connecting to the Wii Remote (if applicable), when launching a software title or Channel or when returning to the Wii Menu, that position will be set as neutral position, causing incorrect game control during game play. To reset neutral position for these controllers, do the following:
  • Nunchuk
    Take your thumb off the Control Stick and simultaneously hold down , , and on the connected Wii Remote for approximately three seconds.
The neutral position is where no control sticks are tilted and no buttons are being pressed.
Neutral position for the Nunchuk
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