What’s New in 8.0?
Android P brings a redesigned Settings menu and a streamlined setup for new users.
New or Upgraded Apps
Now on SHIELD, Netflix dynamically delivers Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 audio up to 640 kbps for sound quality that rivals professional recording studios.
Use your mobile phone to discover and cast your favorite Prime Video movies or TV shows right on your SHIELD in up to 4K resolutions.
Enjoy a thoroughly updated UI, improved navigation, and most importantly, the ability to interact with your favorite streamer with the onscreen keyboard.
Stream the hottest new games right on your SHIELD with the GeForce NOW beta. To try GeForce NOW for free, open the NVIDIA Games app and sign up today!
This single-player, first-person puzzle-adventure features a mysterious story, puzzles to solve, and enemies to defeat.
This minimalist puzzle game evolved from the award winning SiNKR, delivering familiar contraptions in new layouts.
You’re cursed into a half-human half-lizard monstrosity by the Meka-Dragon and in search for a cure!
- Updates "Display and Sounds" advanced setting into two easier to navigate menus.
- Adds option to match content color space (Settings > Display & Sound > Advanced).
- Improves volume dynamic range for USB and bluetooth connected headsets.
- SHIELD TV remote app adds bluetooth assist for pairing and improves connection.
- Enables 720p refresh rate switching on supported apps.
- Adds "Disconnect Bluetooth accessories" option to quick settings.
- Adds IR power control options to customize on/off functionality.
- Adds option to turn off USB power when SHIELD sleeps.
- Adds option to connect to 2.4GHz or 5GHz Wi-Fi network with shared SSID.
- Latest accessory firmware versions:
- SHIELD controller (2017): v1.30
- SHIELD controller (2015): v1.96/99/3.71/0.32
- SHIELD remote (2017): v1.43
- SHIELD remote (2015): v.1.36