Firmware Update: Nvidia Shield TV 9.1.0

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Nvidia has version 9.1.0 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. The changelog for this release shows the following changes and improvements:


  • Adds support to automatically enable game mode on supported TVs (ALLM)
  • Adds night listening mode (HDMI audio only)
  • Adds option specify network workgroup when connecting to Shield over local network
  • Adds option to create your own password when connecting to Shield over local network
  • [Shield Pro 2019] Adds AI upscaling support for 60Hz HDR10 video
  • [Shield Remote 2019] Adds option to only wake Shield with power button or NETFLIX button
  • [Game Controllers] Adds option to only wake Shield with logo button
  • Adds option to match uncompressed audio with Dolby reference volume levels
  • Adds option to disable displaying HDR/Dolby Vision content
  • Adds notification when app uses microphone


  • Fixes bug where Dolby Vision mode would become re-enabled after reboot


  • Resolves issue where link speed was not reported when connecting ethernet cable
  • Resolves issue where “Restart Wi-fi” in Quick Settings was not working properly


  • Resolve audio pops heard after hotplug of USB audio devices
  • Fixes bug where some apps would only play through headphones after “Match content audio resolution” is enabled
  • Resolves issue where HDMI fixed volume required disable-enable cycle to work properly
  • Fixes bug where stereo upmix would not become enabled after playing multichannel discrete audio
  • [Shield 2019] Disables comfort noise feature when Dolby Audio Processing is enabled


  • Improves file transfer speeds to attached storage
  • Resolves issues where NAS would not reconnect after Shield restart


  • Fixes bug where Shield Controller 2017 or Shield Remote 2015 would not auto pair after taking upgrade

Shield TV app

  • Fixes bug where Shield TV app would not send keyboard entries while streaming GeForce NOW
  • Resolves Shield TV app issue where user could not copy/paste text (passwords, URL, etc)


  • Resolves issue connecting to GeForce NOW servers while NVIDIA Share is active
  • Improves stream to twitch duration indefinitely
  • Resolves issue where system would become unresponsive after enabling Dolby Audio Processing from quick menu
  • Resolves issue where Shield would wake up unexpectedly
  • Improved HDMI-CEC compatibility with other HDMI connected devices
  • Resolves issue where app switcher (double tap home) would not show most recent screenshot properly
  • Resolves adb connection issue where host PC would need to be re-authorized after 7 days
  • Fixes bug where D-pad “up” and “down” would not function after upgrade

Version number 9.1.0
Release status Final
Operating systems android
Website nVidia
License type Freeware
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