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How to Install Chrome Browser on NVIDIA Shield TV

Experience the fast and secure browsing NVIDIA Shield by installing the Google Chrome browser.

When it comes to fast and secure browsing, Google Chrome will be the best choice that comes to everyone’s mind. Around the world, it is used by nearly used by 2.56 billion people. It is a user-friendly one, where you just need to enter the required thing to search, and you will get the instant result just in one tap. You can turn on Chrome’s data saver to reduce data usage. Google Chrome is designed in a way to support only smartphones and computers. You can’t use Chrome browser on streaming devices like Nvidia Shield, Google TV, and Firestick. But, you can install this browser on Nvidia Shield TV with few tricks.

How to Install Google Chrome on NVIDIA Shield TV

Even though Nvidia Shield runs on Android-based OS, you can’t find Chrome browser on the Google Play Store. But, you can sideload the Android version with the help of the Downloader app.

[1] Switch on your NVIDIA Shield-connected TV and navigate to the Apps section.

Chrome on NVIDIA Shield TV- Apps Section

[2] From that, choose Google Play Store and search for the Downloader app.

[3] You will get the Downloader app in the search list. Select the app from the list and click Install to get the app on your NVIDIA Shield.

Install Downloader

[4] After installation, tap the Open button to launch the downloader on your device.

[5] Select Allow option to allow the downloader app to access your files.

Allow to access files

[6] Go to the URL field. Type and click the Go button.

Chrome on NVIDIA Shield TV- Install

[7] You will get a security pop-up on the screen. Choose the Settings option and turn on the unknown sources for downloader.

[8] Get back to the downloader and click the Install button.

[9] Select Done after installation. You can even choose the Delete button to delete the APK file.

[10] Now, return back to the downloader. Type Google Chrome APK link and click Go.

Download Chrome on NVIDIA Shield TV

[11] A web page will appear on the screen. Scroll down and tap on the apk download link. The APK file will start to download. Once downloaded, click Install to get the browser.

[12] Finally, tap Done, and start using the Chrome browser on your NVIDIA Shield.

That’s it. You’re done with the installation. Though the installation process is too long, it is worth enough to get it. Now, you can enjoy browsing favorite sites, videos, movies, songs, images, and much more. As we have installed the Android version of the Chrome browser, we need to connect a Bluetooth mouse for browsing web pages.

We hope the steps mentioned in this post was found helpful. If you have any queries or doubts regarding the installation, you can tell us in our comment section.

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