Since the launch of Shield Experience Upgrade 7.0 on 24th May 2018, many issues were reported by the Shield Device users, after which Nvidia paused the upgrade rollout to other shield users. However, today, Nvidia has silently pushed the new Shield Experience Upgrade 7.0.1 preview to all Shield users.
This new version of Shield Experience fixes all the issues reported by Shield device users on Nvidia forum and on the other social media platforms. The upgrade amounts to 1080 MB in size. If you were waiting to upgrade your Nvidia Shield device, Now is the perfect time for you to do that.
After installation of the upgrade, Your TV screen will show the new features, included with this upgrade. This upgrade will also update your Shield controller firmware from V1.0 to V1.25. New Features included with this upgrade are:
- Users can now press the home button on their remote to go to Android TV Home screen. From Home screen, users can decide the content they want to watch from the apps installed on their Nvidia Shield device.
- Users can discover the contents of their favourite apps, directly from their Home screen, without browsing through the apps.
- Users will be notified on the new episodes, whenever becomes available for their favourite TV shows. To add your favourite Tv shows, Press and Hold select on a Movie or TV show to add it directly to the Play Next channel.
- New Google Assistant has now six new voices.
This upgrade will also upgrade your current Android Nougat 7.0 to Android 8.0 Oreo. To upgrade your Nvidia Shield device now, all you have to do is, turn on your Nvidia Shield device and look for upgrade notification from Nvidia, and continue the procedure to upgrade your Shield device to Shield Experience upgrade 7.0.