Firmware Update: Nvidia Shield TV 9.0.2

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Nvidia has version 9.0.2 of the firmware for the Nvidia Shield TVs brought. These media players and consoles are based on Android TV, which allows streaming games from a computer or GeForce Now, playing 4k videos and using various apps. Several issues have been resolved in this update:

Shield Experience Upgrade 9.0.2

Today we released SHIELD Experience Upgrade v9.0.2 ( for all SHIELD and SHIELD Pro units. This update is based on SHIELD Experience Upgrade 9.0 and includes the following fixes:


  • Adds Plex support for latest Hauppauge WinTV-dualHD DVB-T tuner (EU only)
  • Adds helpful notifications when connecting or formatting removable storage


  • [2019 SHIELD only] Fixes bug where AI upscaling could not be changed in Netflix app
  • Fixes bug where other video apps would use refresh rate set in Kodi
  • Resolves issue playing Dolby Vision content when Phillips TVs are connected
  • Adds developer option “Default to Rec. 709 for HD videos” to improve video color (enabling may cause crashes in apps like Apple TV+ or Paramount + app)


  • [SHIELD 2019 only] Resolves audio stutter issues on Bluetooth or USB headsets while Dolby Audio Processing is enabled
  • Fixes bug where surround upmixer would stop working after playing Dolby audio streams
  • Resolves audio issues when connecting headset to 2015 SHIELD Controller


  • Improves file transfer speeds
  • Fixes bug when copying files over local network from Mac to removable storage on SHIELD
  • Fixes bug where migrating data from internal to adopted storage would hang indefinitely
  • Resolves issue where files copied over local network are not visible until SHIELD reboots
  • Resolves issue where Dolphin emulator would not write to NAS
  • Resolves issue where SD card notification would be displayed when launching apps
  • Resolves issue where Documents UI cannot access external storage folders


  • Resolves issue pairing Dual Shock 3, XBOX One S, XBOX Series S/X, and Switch Pro controllers
  • Resolves issue where XBOX 360 controllers would send D-Pad commands twice
  • Resolves issue where Bluetooth headsets would not be disconnected on sleep after feature is enabled


  • Resolves some instances where SHIELD would not sleep when issued command over HDMI-CEC


  • [2015/2017 SHIELD] Resolves crash issue with Google Play Games
  • Fixes bug affecting streaming to twitch using NVIDIA Share
  • Fixes “database insertion failure” bug where recording video with NVIDIA Share
  • Resolves issue when capturing screenshots in GeForce NOW using NVIDIA Share
  • Resolves issue where Channels app DVR function would not record properly
  • Fix bug on Mouse Toggle app where select button would not be detected
  • Fixes bug where system would hang when accessing home screen after “matching frame rate” in Kodi
  • Resolves crash caused by database issues on apps including CW, Atresplayer, and SVT Play
  • Resolves localization issue with Canadian Language selection of energy start timers

Known issues

  • Re-connection issues on XBOX Elite 2 controllers
  • Free space reports incorrect using SMB server feature in SHIELD
  • AI upscaling does not work when streaming GeForce NOW 1080p HDR content
  • [SHIELD 2019 base model] Resolution is capped at 1080p when using ADB for screen capture
  • Unable to log into Google or Netflix accounts when using restricted profile
  • Change in mapping (Stretched vs black bars) of 16:9 content to 16:10 display behavior from 8.2.3
  • When refresh rate switcher is enabled with the network debugging feature popups asking for Device authorization to the network debugger appear randomly
  • NowTV casting issue
  • Pairing and keymapping issues with Razer Serval bluetooth controller

Version number 9.0.2
Release status Final
Operating systems android
Website Nvidia
License type Freeware
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