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How to Install and Setup IPTV on Nvidia Shield [2022]



IPTV on Nvidia Shield

Nowadays, using streaming services to watch live TV channels has become a popular trend. Since they are less expensive than the traditional cable/satellite methods, more people have opted for streaming services. Among them, IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) is one of the digital media services that streams live TV channels through the internet. On the other hand, Nvidia Shield is one of the Android-based digital media players that converts your LED TV into an Android TV. By installing IPTV on Nvidia Shield, you can experience the best live TV streaming on the bigger screens. If you’re new to Nvidia Shield, watch the space below to know how to install IPTV on Nvidia Shield.

How to Install IPTV on Nvidia Shield TV

You can install IPTV on Nvidia Shield using three different methods.

  • Using Play Store
  • Using Downloader
  • Sideload as APK file

How to Get IPTV on Nvidia Shield using the 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.

IPTV on Nvidia-shield

#2: Select Search and type IPTV Smarters Pro on the search bar.

#3: From the search results, select the application which comes with the developer name of WHMCS SMARTERS.

IPTV on Nvidia Shield

#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 installing the IPTV Apk, make sure to enable unknown sources. To do this,

Go to Settings > Security and Restrictions > Unknown Sources > Turn on.

Enable Unknown Sources

#1: Install the Downloader app from the Google Play Store.

#2: Open the Downloader app and allow permission to access all media files.

Click allow to access all the files

#3: Enter the download link of the apk file in the URL field and click Go.

Enter the URL link and click Go

#4: Once downloaded, click Install and click Install again to confirm.

#5: After the installation, click Open o launch the app.

How to Download the IPTV APK on Nvidia Shield

Note: Make sure to turn on Unknown Sources from Security and Restrictions under Settings.

#1: On your PC, install the IPTV apk file that you prefer.

#2: Now, copy the file on your USB drive and plug the drive into the Nvidia Shield device.

#3: Launch any file explorer on your device. If you don’t have one install it from the Play Store.

#4: Select the APK file to initiate the installation process.

#5: Once done, launch the IPTV app and start using it on your device.

How to Setup IPTV on Nvidia Shield TV

After installing the IPTV Smarters Pro, you need to carry out a few more procedures to watch live TV channels on Nvidia Shield.

#1: Launch the installed IPTV Smarters Pro app.

#2: Tap Accept to agree with the Terms and Conditions.

#3: Now, select Add New User.

IPTV on Nvidia Shield

#4: Select Load Your Playlist or File/URL.

IPTV on Nvidia Shield

#5: Now, you need to configure your IPTV service credentials.

  • If you received the Playlist file from the service provider, select the FILE option -> Enter a name for your Playlist -> Tap Browse -> navigate to the location where you saved the playlist file -> select the Playlist file -> Tap Add User.
  • If you received the M3U URL from the service provider, select M3U URL -> Enter a name for your Playlist -> Enter the URL that you received -> Tap Add User.
IPTV on Nvidia Shield
IPTV on Nvidia Shield

#6: Within a few minutes, all the IPTV channels that are associated with the appropriate IPTV provider will be displayed on the screen.

#7: That’s it. Play your favorite Live TV channel and enjoy streaming on the bigger screen.

Alternate Method to Use IPTV using VLC Media Player

#1: Launch the VLC Media Player app from the Google Play Store on your Nvidia Shield device.

#2: Click Allow to access all the media files.

#3: On the left panel, find and select Browsing.

Click browsing and select Stream

#4: Under that, choose Stream and start streaming IPTV on VLC Media Player.

That’s it. This is how you have to watch Live TV channels on Nvidia Shield-connected TV devices. There are so many IPTV players available on the Google Play Store. You can use the app which is convenient for you. Make sure to select the IPTV provider that offers all the popular live TV channels. Check out our article on IPTV Subscription for the best IPTV Provider.


What are the best IPTV players for Nvidia Shield?

Gamma TV IPTV, Dynasty TV IPTV, Sportz TV IPTV, Custom IPTV, Comstar IPTV, Norstart IPTV, and Hive IPTV are some of the best IPTV players for Nvidia Shield.

Is IPTV legal?

IPTV is legal when the service provider has a proper license to all content provided on it.

Can I get IPTV for free?

Yes, you can install and stream the best IPTV players like GSE Smart IPTV for free.

How can I install IPTV on Nvidia Shield?

You can install and use IPTV on your device from the Google Play Store.

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