Nvidia Shield Android v9.0 Update

Nvidia Shield Android v9.0.1 has finally come and Nvidia Shield has pushed a new update to its Android box. There are many different updates to current Android apps. With this update, many bugs have been fixed to address any issues you may have had with previous versions, plus more added games and an update to the Plex service.

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Stream free movies and tv shows on plex, with this update you will get the latest update from plex. With the newest update from plex, you will receive more movies to watch that are on the plex server. If you are like me and love watching movies and tv shows, this new version allows you to watch more from the platform even if you don’t have a hard drive connected to your plex server.


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New Games Added 

Jack Box Party 6

is a new game that has been added to the Nvidia Shield. Jack Box Party 6 is a wild party pack with five hilarious new games including Trivia Murder Party, Dictionarium, Push the button, Joke Boat, and more!

Nvidia Shield 9.0 Update

Asphalt 9

Get in gear and take on the world’s best, most fearless street racer pros to become the next Asphalt legend from the creators of Asphalt 8 Airborne.

Brick Breaker

This game is a free addictive classic brick breaker game with hundreds of challenging levels and a variety of items. There are many more games that have been added to the Shield.

Other Enhancements 

Other enhancements that have been added to this update included support for the new Xbox Elite 2 controller and support for the Sanscript USB DAC. Channels DVR app can now store recorded content on NAS.


Fixes crash issues when accessory update notification is seen. Fixes bug where IR control would not function when Talkback is enabled. Resolves IR volume control setup issues for some Samsung AVR/soundbars.

Adds IR support for Logitech Z906 Speaker systems. Add Bluetooth remote support for the WeChip G30 remote. Adds support for the 2019 SHIELD remote. Adds customizable Menu button options for 2019 SHIELD Remote and 3rd party remotes with a menu button. Resolves issue where 2019 SHIELD remote IR would remove active while not being used.

Nvidia Shield 9.0 Update


Channels DVR app can now store recorded content over NAS. Resolves issue where “Match Color Space” was not working properly on some TVs. Fixes bug where screensaver would not be displayed in Netflix.

Resolves issue where pre-installed apps would disappear. Fixes stability issues when connecting to SHIELD from a PC over the network. Resolves issue, where SHIELD LED, doesn’t pulse after voice command, after enabling that setting.

My Thoughts on Update

Coming from the last version, I had problems with my shield always turning off and coming back on. In this version 9.0.1 update, I have as of yet not experienced this turning off issue.

Bug Fix By Update Nvidia Shield Android v9.0.1

For more information on this update, you can check the Nvidia Shield website to see all the added features and fixed bugs with this version update.

If you don’t know about the Nvidia shield, or how it works, it’s an Android box that allows you to stream movies and tv shows as well as live tv for free on this box. The version I upgraded to was the Mini, but there is an older Nvidia Shield version.

For those who use the Firestick, this would be a big upgrade to what you are used to.

Major issues addressed

Resolves PLEX Media Server issues

Fixes storage permission issues on media players, file browsers, and emulator apps

Fixes stutter when playing interlaced content


Resolves brief video corruption when watching YouTube TV

Fixes issue where HDMI-CEC volume control will be adjusted by 2 increments

Removes thumbnail overlay when taking a screenshot

Resolves issue where the screen would be rotated 90 degrees

Restores “beta” description to “Match frame rate” settings


[SHIELD 2019] Fixes a bug where audio would be lost after toggling “Dolby audio processing”

Fixes Bluetooth audio issue when “Audio formats” is set to manual


[SHIELD 2019 8GB model] Resolves an issue where SD card would not be detected after reboot

Resolves issue where files on adopted storage were not visible when connecting over a local network

Resolves issue where Android folders are automatically created when connecting storage

Fixes bug where files cannot copy onto removable storage when connecting over a local network from a Mac

Fixes bug copying files to SHIELD over the local network when the app is running on SHIELD

Fixes bug where Kodi media files were not visible when connecting over a local network


Fixes bug where the “Wi-Fi roaming enabled” switch was not working properly

Resolves issue where the user is prompted for Wi-Fi network again after successfully connecting to networks


Fixes Kodi bug where SHIELD TV app, Control4, and other remotes would not work properly

Fixes Kodi issue where long-press select or menu would not be detected properly

Fixes issue on XBOX controllers were pressing the XBOX button would not bring up the Stadia menu

Fixes bug where IR volume control would be disabled when USB DAC was connected

Resolves navigation issues when selecting folders to grant files and media permissions


Resolves instances where SHIELD would not be visible as a cast device


Fixes bug where Kodi system files were inaccessible

Fixes bug where playback status for videos would show up on the home screen

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