In this tutorial, you will learn how to reset your Wii U console
to its factory settings. Please note that by doing this, all of your saved games, user profiles, and custom settings will be deleted from the console.
How To Reset Your Wii U to Original Factory Settings
Start your Wii U and tap on the Settings
icon (the wrench) of the Wii U gamepad. The System Settings
menu will be displayed.
Next, go back to the WiiU gamepad and use the left stick to move to the Delete All Content and Settings
section. Press A
to select. If you have enabled the Parental Control feature, you will be requested to enter your PIN.
Click on OK
, and then tap on Next
> Delete Everything
to complete the reset.