How to Install and Setup IPTV on Nvidia Shield
IPTV has become a trend in recent years, and it is considered the best alternative to cable and satellite TV channels. As IPTV services are less expensive, most people have opted to buy IPTV subscriptions. IPTV is a digital media service that allows you to stream live TV channels and on-demand content via the Internet. Nvidia Shield is an Android-based digital media player that converts normal TV into an Android Smart TV. By installing IPTV on Nvidia Shield, you can watch your desired content on a larger screen. You can easily install any IPTV Player from the Play Store on Nvidia Shield.
Important: As most IPTV services are illegal, ensure to use premium VPN services like ExpressVPN or NordVPN while streaming IPTV videos on Nvidia Shield.
How to Download IPTV on Nvidia Shield TV
You can install IPTV on Nvidia Shield using three different methods.
- Using Play Store
- Using Downloader
- Sideload APK file via USB drive.
How to Get IPTV on Nvidia Shield using Play Store
Since Nvidia Shield is an Android-based digital media player, you can download the IPTV player directly from the Play Store.
#1: Turn On your Nvidia Shield and open Google Play Store.
#2: Select Search and type IPTV Smarters Pro on the search bar.
#3: From the search results, select the application with the developer name of WHMCS SMARTERS.
#4: Select Install to start the installation process.
#5: Within a few minutes, the application will be installed on your Nvidia Shield TV.
How to Sideload IPTV on Nvidia Shield using Downloader
Before sideloading the IPTV app, enable the Unknown Sources option on Nvidia Shield TV. To do it, refer to the below one-line guide.
Go to Settings → Click Security and Restrictions → Tap Unknown Sources → Turn On.
#1: Install the Downloader app from the Google Play Store on Nvidia Shield TV.
#2: Open the Downloader app, and tap Allow to grant access to the required permissions.
#3: Enter the IPTV Smarters APK link in the URL field and click Go.
#4: Once downloaded, click the Install button on the pop-up menu.
#5: After the installation, click Open to launch the app on your Nvidia Shield-connected TV.
How to Download IPTV on Nvidia Shield Via USB Drive
#1: First, turn On the Unknown Sources option on Nvidia Shield-connected TV.
#2: On your PC, launch a browser and download the IPTV Smarters APK file from the official website.
IPTV Smarters APK: https://www.iptvsmarters.com/smarters.apk
#3: Connect a USB drive to your PC and copy the IPTV Smarters APK file to the USB drive.
#4: Once copied, remove the USB drive from the PC and connect it to your TV.
#5: Install and launch any File Manager app on your Nvidia Shield-connected TV.
#6: Go to the USB drive section and tap the APK file.
#7: Click Install on the pop-up menu and follow the on-screen instructions to install the IPTV Smarters app on your TV.
How to Setup IPTV Smarters on Nvidia Shield TV
After installing the IPTV Smarters Pro, you must complete a few more procedures to watch IPTV content on your TV.
#1: Launch the IPTV Smarters Pro app on your TV.
#2: Tap Accept to agree with the Terms and Conditions.
#3: Now, select Add New User.
#4: Select Load Your Playlist or File/URL or Login with Xtream Codes API.
#5: Now, you need to configure your IPTV service credentials.
★ Load Your Playlist or File/URL:
- If you received the Playlist file from the service provider,
- Select the FILE option and enter a name for your Playlist.
- Tap Browse and navigate to the location where you saved the playlist file.
- Select the Playlist file and Tap Add User.
- If you received the M3U URL from the IPTV service provider,
- Select M3U URL and type a name for your Playlist.
- Fill in the M3U URL of your IPTV Provider.
- Tap Add User.
★ Login with Xtream Codes API
- If you have selected this option, refer to the steps below.
- Enter the Playlist Name on the box.
- Fill in the Username, Password, and Server Port URL on the respective box.
- Finally, hit the Add User button.
#6: Within minutes, all the IPTV content offered by the IPTV provider will be displayed on the screen.
#7: That’s it. Play your favorite video and enjoy streaming it on the big screen.
Alternate Method to Watch IPTV on Nvidia Shield [VLC Media Player]
You can also use VLC Media Player to stream IPTV content on Nvidia Shield TV.
#1: Install the VLC Media Player app from the Google Play Store on your Nvidia Shield TV.
#2: Click Allow to access all the media files.
#3: On the left panel, locate and select the option Browsing.
#4: Under that, choose Stream and add the M3U link offered by your IPTV Provider.
#5: Wait for the IPTV content to load.
#6: Once loaded, play any video and watch it on your Nvidia Shield-connected TV.
How to Cast IPTV on Nvidia Shield TV
Apart from the methods discussed above, you can also cast IPTV videos on your Nvidia Shield TV screen. We have used the GSE Smart IPTV player to explain the casting process. GSE Smart IPTV Player is one of the best IPTV players for Windows, Mac, streaming devices, and Smart TVs.
#1: Connect the Smartphone and Nvidia Shield TV to the same WiFi.
#2: Navigate to the App Store on your iPhone and download the GSE Smart IPTV app. If you are using an Android Phone, download the GSE Smart IPTV APK file from an APK website and install it on your Android device.
#3: Launch the GSE Smart IPTV player and follow the on-screen prompts to add the login credentials of your IPTV Service Provider.
#4: Click the Cast icon at the top-right corner of the app.
#5: From the list of devices, click your Nvidia Shield TV device name to cast GSE Smart IPTV app.
#6: Once the connection is successful, you will see the app screen on your Nvidia Shield TV. Play any video on the IPTV app and watch it on your Nvidia Shield TV.
Frequently Asked Questions
GSE Smart IPTV, IPTV Smarters, and 247 IPTV Player are the best IPTV players for Nvidia Shield.
Some IPTVs are legal and provide content with proper licenses. Whereas other IPTV providers offer copyrighted content without a legal license.
Yes. IPTV Providers Live NetTV, USTVGO, and HD Streamz offer content for free.
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