NVIDIA SHIELD Devices Update to 9.0.1 Due to Android 11 Issues

nvidia shield update

NVIDIA SHIELD users can rejoice with a new update to these popular media streaming devices.

The latest update to version 9.0.1 fixes various issues users encountered from their previous update to 9.0.

9.0 saw the introduction of the Android 11 Operating System with tons of added features and improvements.

Unfortunately, NVIDIA users oftentimes encountered issues with this update.

Many ran into problems when accessing their Plex Media Server and this update solves those issues.

You can read the entire changelog from NVIDIA using the link below.

NVIDIA SHIELD 9.0.1 Changelog

This update has already begun rolling out to NVIDIA devices everywhere.

Typically, NVIDIA devices auto-update with the latest versions.


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If you find your device has not been updated, you can do so manually using the instructions below.


1. From the Home Screen of your device, click the Settings Icon in the upper right-hand corner.

2. Click Device Preferences.

click about

3. Select About.

select about

4. Choose System upgrade.

choose device upgrade

5. Click Check for upgrade.

click check for upgrade

6. Choose Check for upgrade again.
choose check for upgrade again

If you encounter this screen, your device has already been updated:

nvidia shield update

7. If not, click Restart to Install.

NOTE: Your upgrade should be for version 9.0.1 and not 9.0.0 which is pictured below.

click restart to install

8. Wait for the update to download.

wait for update to install

9. Your device will then implement the update.

device will udpate

10. After installing the update, your NVIDIA SHIELD will restart for use.

restart for use


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4 thoughts on “NVIDIA SHIELD Devices Update to 9.0.1 Due to Android 11 Issues”

  1. did up date as soon as buffering starts everything freezes only way is to reboot and start over . So if there is any buffering it goes to 100 and freezes. How do you fix that.?

  2. Ever since the update to Android 9.00 my tivimate won’t record shows anymore,,only records 1 minute.then stops. This continues to happen with the 9.01 upgrade. Any ideas?

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