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Mount SMB storage on shiled TV accross subnet

I have a setup like this : [Shield TV 2015] 10.10.2.112 <---> [OpenWRT Router] <---> [Synology SMB Share] 10.10.3.11 I want to be able to access all my NAS files with any apps on the ...
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Is there a Towelroot alternative for anoriginal Shield Tablet?

Yes, I am aware that my tablet is old af Is there a towelroot alternative? I am on the newest Shield ROM version and towelroot doesn't seem to work. It gives an error code (will enter later). I need ...
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How to delete a corrupted file on SD Card

I have a NVIDIA Shield Tablet K1 running Android 7.0 and SHIELD tablet software version 5.2(24.29.404.153). My relatively new SD Card has a file which has been corrupted although I'm not sure exactly ...
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How do tablet OTA updates work?

I'm thinking of buying the NVIDIA SHIELD K1 tablet. I was very impressed by the specs, especially as it's only $299. I noticed however, that it only shipped with 5.1 Lollipop. Of course, for a 2017 ...
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Using a presentation pointer with Android tablet

I have recently bought the Nvidia Shield Tablet, which happens to have Mini HDMI output. As a PhD student in Maths (potentially staying in academia afterwards), I give and will most likely continue to ...
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Is there a time limit for downloading/installing a large app?

I have a Shield Android TV (first version with 5.2 installed). I'm trying to install Half Life 2: episode one from the play store. But it's not working properly. The app is 2.6GB and over DSL it's ...
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Skip “Sign in to Google” when setting up new Android device

I recently got a new Nvidia Shield TV. On the first start, after asked me to set up my language and connect to my wifi, it prompts me to "Sign in to Google." The only options on the screen are "use ...
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Device does not boot to system after flashing boot image

I unpacked the boot image from TWRP backup and repacked it without any modifications. but once i flash this image, it only boots to recovery - it fails to boot to android system. I used the tools from ...
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Unable to flash TWRP recovery on nvidia shield tablet 6.0.1

I have TWRP Recovery file in the same folder as Minimal adb anf fastboot. The '.img' file is not flashing and i'm shown the options as attached in the screenshot of the command prompt. What to do? P.S....
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Color saturation cm 13

I have the nvidia shield k1 tablet. It's running cyanogenmod 13 nightly release. On the stock os there was options for color management. Is there any options for this on cm 13?
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How to stop unwanted Nvidia Shield TV wake up?

My Nvidia Shield TV wake up from standby mode undesirably (and wake up my tv). So my first question: Is it possible to get a log to see what awakens it? On a more empirical approach, I have noticed ...
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Where can I find my device's DPI?

I'm an android developer, and for that reason I have to find out how much DPI my tablet has. I looked through settings, device info and tried to google it but could not find anything clear enough. I'm ...
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Does flashing incorrect ROMs or changing the partition table ever result in damaged motherboard components?

My question is specific to Xiaomi devices and Nvidia Tegra SoC (and possibly Qualcomm SoC too). It hasn't happened to me personally, but from the extensive forum discussions on the Xiaomi support site,...
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How to run initial Android setup after skipping it? [duplicate]

So, as part of rooting my Nvidia Shield Tablet K1, I wanted to set some things up before running the initial setup, things like configuring the adoptive storage, that seemed to make sense before ...
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Change adopted storage to a larger storage?

I have Shield Android TV device. Everything was working well until I decided to adopt an SD card following Android 6.0 release. Everything still works mostly well, a little bit slower but OK. The ...
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Not able to flash recovery on my Shield Tablet K1

Important note: I used a Mac whilst doing this. Also Important: I have the Android 6.0 update installed. I got a Shield Tablet K1 for Christmas and attempted to root it. However, I'm having a lot of ...
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Audio on both bluetooth headset and onboard speakers simultaneously?

I'm attempting to use a Bluetooth pair of headphones on my Nvidia Shield Tablet, but I'd also like the on-board speakers to remain on so I can stream that audio to my PC to broadcast on the internet. ...
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How to revert Android kill-switched Nvidia Shield tablet?

Apparently Nvidia decided to kill most of their shipped Shield tablets because of a battery defect. Considering my shield already died, does anyone have any idea on how exactly could this be reverted?
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Will the rooting method I previously used with my Nvidia Shield Tablet work with the new update?

I'll soon be getting a replacement for my Shield Tablet due to the recall. I used a rooting method that used ADB and Fastboot to unlock the bootloader, flash CWM, then flash SuperSU and root. It ...
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Transferring Nandroid Backup between two devices

I did a Nandroid backup via ClockworkMod Recovery on my NVIDIA Shield, and want to restore it onto another NVIDIA Shield (due to the recent recall). Is it safe to restore the Nandroid backup onto ...
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Nvidia Shield OTA Updates and Rerooting

I own an Nvidia Shield tablet, and Nvidia has released an update to Android 5.1. I have a rooted device and may upgrade soon. So I have some questions: Will I be able to install this while rooted? If ...
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control shield with phone

I am thinking about buying an NVidia shield for my TV. Can I control this shield with e.g. my android phone or an android tablet using something like this app: com.google.android.tv.remote?
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Would rooting Nvidia Shield Tablet following this guide brick my device?

I recently received an Nvidia Shield Tablet. I bought a 32GB SD card and would like to use it to install apps (or at least some of the data) to take the weight off my internal memory. However the ...
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Downgrade nVidia Shield to Android 4.4 KitKat

I mistakenly installed 5.0 Lollipop on my nVidia Shield tablet, and I regret it. Is there a way to revert back to KitKat? I've tried finding a way, but no luck so far.