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How To Install IPTV On A Nvidia Shield TV Box

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If you own an Nvidia Shield then apart from this Android-based gaming console doubling as an android tv box it is also one of the best devices to use with IPTV due to its great performance with its 4K 60 FPS capability and its 3GB of Ram packed with an ARM Cortex-A57 CPU this will breeze past any IPTV related jobs you present it with.

In this guide, we will be showing you how to setup and install IPTV on a Nvidia Shield so you can add another great streaming app to your Nvidia Shield.

What You Need To Download IPTV On Your Nvidia Shield

Before we begin here are a few apps you will need on your Nvidia Sheild TV.

  • Play Store
  • Web Browser

How To Install IPTV On A Nvidia Shield By Sideloading The IPTV App

You may be new to sideloading apps on your Nvidia shield box but it works the same way as using adding any type of third-party app that’s not in the Play Store on any Android-based device.

So before we begin on how to install IPTV on your Nvidia Shield you will need to follow these steps below which will allow you to install third-party apps on your Nvidia Shield box.

  1. Go to Settings on your Nvidia Shield box
  2. Click on Security and Restrictions
  3. Go to Unknown Sources
  4. Then turn this to ON

See The Best Way To Screen Cast IPTV Smarters To A Smart TV.

Now you have done the above your Nvidia Shield will be able to install any third-party app without needing to use the Google Play Store this is helpful when the app you need is not on the Google Play Store or your Play Store is geo-locked to the country you are in.

Now you will be using an application named Downloader to install the third-party app named IPTV Smarters on your Nvidia Shield box.

  1. Go to the Play Store and download the app called “Downloader”
  2. Now open the Downloader app
  3. Say Yes to the notice popup which asks you to allow granted access to media, files, and photos on your device
  4. Now enter this URL in the URL field https://www.strongiptv.co.uk/iptvsmarters and click Go
  5. This will automatically start downloading iptv smarters to your device
  6. Choose Install once the download has finished installing the IPTV Smarters application
  7. Now choose Open

See How To Set Up The TV Guide URL (EPG) On TiviMate IPTV App.

That’s it you have now installed IPTV on your Nvidia Shield TV pro or normal version you will just need to set up the IPTV by entering the details from your favorite IPTV provider.

Below we will mention more ways on how you can install IPTV apps on your Nvidia Sheild TV box.

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How To Install The Strong IPTV Box On A Nvidia Shield TV

This process will be near enough the same as the above process where you will sideload the IPTV application on the Sheild.

  1. Go to the Play Store and download the app called “Downloader”
  2. Now open the Downloader app
  3. Say Yes to the notice popup which asks you to allow granted access to media, files, and photos on your device
  4. Now enter this URL in the URL field https://www.strongiptv.co.uk/app and click Go
  5. This will automatically start downloading iptv smarters to your device
  6. Choose Install once the download has finished installing the IPTV Smarters application
  7. Now choose Open

That’s it you will now have our own Strong IPTV app installed on your Nvidia Sheild so once you buy an IPTV subscription from us you will be able to use the username and password we give you to log in to our IPTV app.

How To Install IPTV On Your Nvidia Shield TV Using The Google Play Store

This is probably the easiest way to add IPTV on your Nvidia Shield TV box but you will want to use Tivimate IPTV Player as sometimes IPTV Smarters is not available on the Google Play Store in some countries.

If this is the case and you do not see the IPTV Smarters app in your Play Store and want to use this IPTV app then you will need to follow the above guide on how to sideload IPTV Smarters on your Nvidia Shield.

  1. From the Nvidia Shield home screen enter the Play Store
  2. Now search for TiviMate
  3. Now choose Download to install the Tivimate app
  4. Choose Open to open the now downloaded Tivimate app

Thats it, quick and easy, but you will only get a free 7-day trial of Tivimate premium options then you will need to use an application on your Android smartphone or iPhone called TiviMate Companian which will allow you to activate all the features of TiviMate which you will want to do ideally.

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How To Sideload IPTV On A Nvidia Shield TV Box Using A USB Flash Drive

Another quicker way to add an app such as IPTV Smarters to your Nvidia Shield is by downloading the IPTV app APK then putting it on a USB flash drive and plugging the stick into your Nvidia Shield box.

To do this follow the below steps.

  1. Make sure you are on a PC or laptop
  2. Go to APKMirror – IPTV Smarters then look for the latest version of IPTV Smarters and press the small down arrow to download the IPTV app
  3. Once you have downloaded the app go into your Download folder on your PC/Laptop then drag and drop the APK file on your USB flash drive
  4. Now plug in your USB flash drive to your Nvidia Shield TV box and copy the file to your Sheild box
  5. You will need to go into the File Manager next on your Sheild and find the USB stick you just plugged in
  6. Now click on the APK you just copied across and choose Install
  7. Wait for the installation to complete and choose Open

How To Setup IPTV Smarters On Your Nvidia Shield TV Box

If you have followed any of the above methods and have the IPTV Smarters app installed then we will run through some quick steps below which will help your setup IPTV Smarters on your Nvidia Shield TV box.

  1. After opening the IPTV Smarters app choose to Accept the terms and conditions of the app
  2. Click on Add New User
  3. Choose Login With Xtream Codes API
  4. Now enter your IPTV providers username, server URL, and password into the fields
  5. Now click Go

Now the IPTV Smarters app screen will have changed and can take up to 1-2 minutes to download all your IPTV provider’s playlist and VOD collection.

Once finished you can then simply go to any category you want and watch any IPTV channel by clicking on it.

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How To Cast IPTV To A Nvidia Shield TV

If you do not want to install an IPTV app or are at a friend’s house who has an Nvidia Shield TV box we will show you below how you can quickly use an IPTV app and simply screen mirror or cast the IPTV to the Nvidia Sheild box without the need to install any application.

  1. Make sure you have either IPTV Smarters or GSE IPTV player downloaded on your Android smartphone
  2. Now open the app and choose an IPTV channel
  3. Make sure your smartphone is on the same Wifi network as the Nvidia Shield
  4. Now on the smartphone click the little cast icon on the top right-hand corner of the IPTV channel which is playing
  5. Choose the Nvidia Shield box you want to connect to
  6. After your smartphone connects you will now see the IPTV channel playing on the Nvidia Shield TV

The above method works great when you are using someone else’s Sheild TV or if you want to cast to a Smart TV it’s the same process.

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Other Good IPTV Apps To Use On A Nvidia Shield

We recommend using these 2 other apps on your Nvidia Shield if for whatever reason you do not like the IPTV Smarters app we recommend in this article.

Tivimate On A Nvidia Shield

  1. Go to the Play Store
  2. Search for Tivimate
  3. Download and install the app
  4. Enter your IPTV supplier’s details
  5. Watch and Enjoy IPTV

GSE IPTV On Nvidia Shield

  1. Go to the Play Store
  2. Search For GSE IPTV
  3. Download and install the app
  4. Enter your IPTV supplier’s details
  5. Watch and enjoy your IPTV service

Frequently Asked Question IPTV On Nvidia Shield

What are some of the best IPTV player apps for an Nvidia Shield TV box?

We recommend IPTV Smarters, Strong IPTV, Tivimate, and GSE IPTV.

Can I Get IPTV Free On My Nvidia Shield TV Box?

You can download and install all the IPTV apps mention in our article for free on your Nvidia Shield TV but you will need an IPTV provider to get their IPTV service on your app so you can watch IPTV channels.

Does The IPTV Apps Take Much Space On My Nvidia Shield TV Box?

Now you are looking at the IPTV apps themselves only taking up between 70MB and 200MB space which is nothing and performance wise the Nvidia Shield will be able to run any IPTV apps without a hiccup.

Conclusion

We have covered many of the best methods on how to install IPTV on an Nvidia Shield as well as some of the best IPTV apps made for the Sheild box so you can be sure to get the best IPTV experience on your Sheild following this guide.

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