Selecting a Channel icon with the Wii Remote's A button then allows the user to open it by clicking the "Start" button.The Wii Channel Menu features 48 Channel slots spanning four screens, with each screen having 12 Channel slots.Currently available in the Wii Channels section of Wii Shop Channel for free (originally 500 Wii Points), the Internet Channel allows users to browse the Internet with the Wii Remote and a USB keyboard.
This Channel requires an Internet connection to use and Wii Connect24 turned on.
Currently available on the Wii Ware section of the Wii Shop Channel for free in North America and Europe, the Metroid Prime 3 Preview Channel is a promotional Channel that allows users to stream several videos from the Wii title "Metroid Prime 3: Corruption, as well as look at a few pieces of promotional art from the afore-mentioned game.
Note: This channel is no longer available for download.
The Check Mii Out Channel allows users to enter their Miis created on the Mii Channel in contests, as well as share their Miiswith the rest of the world.
The only Channel that cannot be positioned wherever the user likes, the Disk Channel allows users to play Wii disk-based titles and Nintendo Game Cube software that is inserted into the Wii console's front-loading disk drive.
The Mii Channel allows Wii users to create caricatures in the likeness of whoever their desire called Miis.
These Channels may be backed up to an SD Card if necessary.
Virtual Console Channels are Channels that allow users to play their downloaded Virtual Console games obtained from the Wii Shop Channel.
Each game downloaded has its own Channel slot, with the Wii Menu icon's animation alternating between the game's title screen and the logo of the video game console it originated from.
Please see Virtual Console and Wii Shop Channel for more information.
There are a variety of additional Channels that Wii users may enjoy other than those included on the Wii hardware.