gamepad connectivity issue

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3 years ago#1
hello! i bought my wii u on Saturday and have been noticing a strange issue with the connection between the gamepad and the wii u console. at random the connection will drop and the error message "the connection with the wii u console has been lost" will be displayed on the gamepad. I called nintendo and sent my wii u and gamepad in for repairs. has anyone elose been having this issue at all?
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3 years ago#2
Yeah its happened sometimes at boot if your console and controller are out of sync. I've noticed it happen when I turn the console off and then on but kept the controller on throughout that, like if my using it as a TV remote for instance, maybe its just me though.

:P Either way you can fix that with a power restart as with most things. Turn off the controller and console, unplug the power cord, wait abt. 15s, plug in the cord, power it up.


Edit: Also I noticed you just recently got the console, you are aware that the controller will only work within so many feet of the console, right? Just making sure.
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3 years ago#3
Yeah I know the distance. Mine is 5 feet away from the console. And I tried those steps with Nintendo support and it still would disconnect randomly.
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3DS friend code: 4940-5580-4635
Pokemon White FC: 5071 8848 1516
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