The Netflix app on Wii U is a large draw for those expecting increased versatility via a second screen, heightened by the fact that it launched on day one, unlike Wii U's TVii service
. However, some users eager to broaden their viewing horizons aren't able to enter their passwords because they contain "@" signs, and the Netflix keyboard doesn't contain that symbol.
Users on Reddit
and iOS software maven Cabel Maxfield Sasser
with confounded Netflix support technicians, one of which is documented here
. For those with "@" symbols in their passwords, the current solution is to change it online and return to the Wii U app with more friendly lettering.
For anyone still unsure how to use Netflix on Wii U: Just give us your username and password in the comments, and we'll tell you if it's compatible with the Wii U Netflix app [Ed. Note: No, don't trust Jess – or anyone else – with this information!