Nvidia SHIELD TV update 8.0.1 rolling out with lots of bug fixes

Nvidia SHIELD TV update 8.0.1 rolling out with lots of bug fixes
NVIDIA might be gearing up to launch a brand new Shield TV box, but that doesn't mean the current models will no longer receive software updates. On the contrary, the latest update released by NVIDIA addresses quite a lot of issues that Shield TV owners probably complained about.

Fixes to the system, display, storage, network connectivity, as well as accessories represent the bulk of Experience Update 8.0.1 update rolling out to NVIDIA Shield TV devices today. You can find below the full list of changes included in the update:

System
  • Redesigns Volume UI for Android P
  • Resolves occasional video playback issues
  • Fixes bug incorrect volume control reporting accessibility feature enabled
  • Resolves navigation sound issue
  • Resolves “Drive address format is not valid” message seen when connecting to NAS
  • Resolves USB DAC issue where audio volume would be set low after reboot/DAC hotplug
  • Resolves issue where sideloaded apps appear as system apps

Display
  • “Match content color space” feature now displays correct format
  • Fixes bug where “Match content color space” would not work when display set to RGB
  • Resolves issue playing VC1 content

Storage
Resolves Sdcard/InternalStorage accessibility issue when adopting storage
Resolves issue where storage is reported as full after adopting storage

Network
  • Improves 4K streaming issues when network connected over Wi-Fi
  • Resolves rare Wi-Fi disconnect issue
  • Fixes bug where manual DNS entries would not be saved

Accessories
  • Improves IR control reliability on some Denon and Sony receivers
  • Improves SHIELD Remote App connection and control issues
  • Resolves SHIELD Controller 2017 OTA stability issues
  • Fixes issue where forgotten SHIELD accessories still appear in SHIELD
  • Resolves automatic centering issues on some controllers
  • Adds support for STRQUA G20 keymapping
  • Resolves mouse issues in PUBG Mobile on SHIELD

Misc
  • Fixes Google Play Store crashes issue
  • Restores option to set the default launcher

Some issues remain to be addressed in future updates, such as YouTube 5.1 PCM audio not yet supported, a rare Netflix stutter issue, and failure during the 2015 Controller firmware update. You may also experience issues with the launcher app Icons which appear zoomed (cropped) or TV loses sync HDMI sync to SHIELD during modesets.

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