What’s New in 9.1.1?

  • Resolves issue where TV remote would not control SHIELD 30 seconds after waking SHIELD
  • Resolves issues with CEC volume control not functioning properly on AV receivers or soundbars
  • Fixes bug with files not detected properly on connected removable storage
  • Resolves issue with SHIELD TV app not launching on select Samsung Galaxy phones

What’s New in 9.1?

Automatic Game Mode comes to SHIELD TV

SHIELD TV now automatically switches your TV to low latency “game mode” when playing your favorite games. Whether gaming from the cloud with GeForce NOW or playing an Android game locally, your gaming experience will feel more responsive than ever.

*Requires display with Automatic Low Latency Mode (ALLM) support

SHIELD adds Night Listening Mode

Enjoy watching movies or playing games at night without disturbing your family. Night listening mode automatically levels both loud explosions and quiet dialog to deliver a consistent listening experience even if the volume is set low.

New or Upgraded Apps


Discovery+ is the only streaming service with the greatest real-life entertainment from your favorite TV brands—including Animal Planet, Discovery, Discovery Channel, Food Network, HGTV, and TLC.


JioPages is a web browser that’s exclusively designed for Android TV. Use your remote or the virtual mouse on the SHIELD TV app for easy navigation, text entry, and even two-finger scrolling.


Nebula is an independent streaming service built by Creators. It features thoughtful videos, podcasts, and classes tailored for our audience—all ad free.


Unrivaled access to expert instructors from Equinox, SoulCycle, HeadStrong, and more, wherever and whenever you’re ready. Download the Equinox+ app for a complimentary 7-day digital trial.

YouTube TV: Upgraded!

YouTube TV now adds 5.1 surround sound for a more immersive viewing experience. Enjoy your favorite shows, sports, or movies.

Disney+: Upgraded!

Disney+ adds IMAX enhanced viewing on SHIELD TV, including a 1.90:1 expanded aspect ratio, letting you view 26% more of the original image on your TV.

New GeForce NOW Games

Dying Light 2 [4K]

Travel to one of the remaining bastions of humanity, the city of Villedor. Enter its strongholds, meet its people, restore hope, and unwind the past that may now come back to haunt you.

Destiny 2: The Witch Queen [4K/HDR]

A twisted wonderland of corruption and splendor, Savathun’s Throne World plays host to a fragile balance of terrifying power. Seek the truth and learn that in this place, mystery makes its home in both the Darkness and the Light.

Rainbow Six Extraction [4K]

Dive into the next mainline Rainbow Six tactical co-op shooter. Whether you go in alone or in a squad of three, each mission brings intense, thrilling, and unpredictable experiences.


The hunt for the assassins of your family will take you through the hidden corners of the city, from gang-ridden suburbs to cold hallways of corporate towers. You have one day, and countless enemies on your way.

Apex Legends: S13 [4K]

Leap into the fray and shield your squad mates in Saviors. Introducing new Legend Newcastle, a knight in shining armor, a monstrous new update to Storm Point, a reworked Ranked system and more.

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order [4K/HDR]

Aided by a former Jedi Knight, a prickly pilot, and a fearless droid companion, you must escape the sinister machinations of the Imperial forces in this story driven adventure.
*GeForce NOW 4K HDR streaming requires GeForce NOW RTX 3080 membership

Other Enhancements

  • Includes Android security patch level April 2022
  • Adds notification when app uses microphone
  • [SHIELD Remote 2019] Adds option to only wake SHIELD with power or Netflix button
  • [Game Controllers] Adds option to only wake SHIELD with logo button
  • [SHIELD 2019] Adds option to match PCM audio with Dolby reference volume levels