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How to fix shield TV is not working

Last Updated on February 6, 2020 by Bestusefultips

Here’s how to fix SHIELD TV is not working with android or iOS devices. Users reported constant problems on Shield TV such as microphones on the SHIELD remote doesn’t work, SHIELD TV app not pairing, TV reboot two or more times, SHIELD remote doesn’t show, Shield TV won’t turn on, etc. NVIDIA SHIELD TV is perfect for fully enjoy 4K entertainment, SHIELD games, ultra HD videos & movies, fast streaming, Google voice command, and other great features. There are various reasons for not working TV including system update, Wi-Fi network problem, HDMI cable damage, loss of Ethernet connection and more issue.

You can connect your SHIELD TV using a monitor with High-speed HDMI 2.0 cable and use high-speed internet connection using a wi-fi network. Try to manually switch inputs with the TV remote or disabled HDR HDMI input to fix the problem. Also facing app-related problems such as YouTube loop, Kodi, Plex, Netflix, Chromecast, Disney+, Amazon Prime, etc. Follow below given possible solution to fix shield TV is not working or NVIDIA SHIELD TV won’t boot.


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5 different Methods to Fix shield TV is not working with Android or iOS

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Use a different power outlet

Try the Shield on a different power outlet. If you have still faced the issue, try with a different Shield power adapter. Checked the power cable is attached firmly.

Updating and uninstalling software/firmware updates NVIDIA SHIELD TV

Users reported several apps not working after updated 7.1.2 or 8.0 Oreo such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Plex, etc. Check any system update available on your SHIELD TV. Update the app if an app update is available to fix the issue.

Settings gear icon > Device > About > System update

Check HDMI port damaged or loose to fix SHIELD TV Won’t turn on

Check your HDMI port connect with a monitor that is compatible with SHIELD TV. Also check HDMI port is not loose or damaged. To check this, connect this cable to another monitor. Always use HDMI cable that given in the SHIELD box, to connect your TV to SHIELD. Use high-speed HDMI 2.0 cable.

If not use original HDMI Cable then sometimes seen these two errors on SHIELD TV. One is a Blank screen on SHIELD TV and connection error SHIELD TV.

Check the Power cord

Connect your SHIELD TV to a power outlet using a power cord. Check power cord is supported TV and port are not damaged.

Turn off all accessibility settings to fix shield TV is not working

Make sure the accessibility menu turn it off on your device.

Check Ethernet connection

Unplug the cable from the TV. After few seconds again plug Ethernet cable into SHIELD TV and other ends to a router or Ethernet port.

Make sure Wi-Fi is connected

Check your Wi-Fi connection with SHIELD TV. If you won’t connect wi-fi with SHIELD TV then try below-given steps to fix SHIELD won’t connect with wi-fi.

First of all check the password, you entered is correct. If correct then try to connect with other devices and check its working. If not then the problem is on your router. Update your router.

Restart your SHIELD and add your wi-fi network using below steps:

Step 1: Open “SHIELD home screen”

Step 2: Tap on “Network settings”

Step 3: If seen your network then open it or Tap “add new wi-fi network”

Step 4: Tap on network name you want to connect and “add a password”

If none of the above-given methods fix SHIELD TV app not pairing and another issue, you will have to do an RMA. If your Shield is the warranty (Under 1 year), please replace it with a new unit.

I hope the above troubleshooting steps fix shield TV is not working with android or iOS devices. If you have known another solution, please share it with us. Don’t forget to mention the method worked for you?

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