SHIELD TV Update 8.0.1 Brings a Ton of Bug Fixes


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NVIDIA has posted the changelog for Experience Update 8.0.1 and it’s massive. Headed to SHIELD TV owners this week, NVIDIA has a ton of bug fixes inside this update, including one for a WiFi issue that I’ve personally been experiencing. NVIDIA’s history of updating SHIELD TV is basically legendary at this point.

I’ll spare you the boring stuff. You can view the full changelog below.


  • System
    • Redesigns Volume UI for android P
    • Resolves occasional video playback issues
    • Fixes bug incorrect volume control reporting accessibility feature enabled
    • Resolves navigation sound issue
    • Resolves “Drive address format is not valid” message seen when connecting to NAS
    • Resolves USB DAC issue where audio volume would be set low after reboot/DAC hotplug
    • Resolves issue where side loaded apps appear as system apps
  • Display
    • “Match content color space” feature now displays correct format
    • Fixes bug where “Match content color space” would not work when display set to RGB
    • Resolves issue playing VC1 content
  • Storage
    • Resolves Sdcard/InternalStorage accessibility issue when adopting storage
    • Resolves issue where storage is reported as full after adopting storage
  • Network
    • Improves 4K streaming issues when network connected over Wi-Fi
    • Resolves rare Wi-Fi disconnect issue
    • Fixes bug where manual DNS entries would not be saved
  • Accessories
    • Improves IR control reliability on some Denon and Sony receivers
    • Improves SHIELD Remote App connection and control issues
    • Resolves SHIELD Controller 2017 OTA stability issues
    • Fixes issue where forgotten SHIELD accessories still appear in SHIELD
    • Resolves automatic centering issues on some controllers
    • Adds support for STRQUA G20 keymapping
    • Resolves mouse issues in PUBG Mobile on SHIELD
  • Misc
    • Fixes Google Play Store crashes issue
    • Restores option to set default launcher

Other Known Issues

  • YouTube 5.1 PCM audio not available
  • Launcher app Icons appear zoomed/cropped
  • Unable to re-enable location services being disabled
  • TV loses sync HDMI sync to SHIELD during modesets (power on, wake from sleep, refresh/resolution changes)
  • USB DAC passthrough not working in Kodi
  • Rare Netflix stutter issue
  • Disconnect when connecting to SHIELD from PC
  • Failure during 2015 Controller firmware update




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