This video is a complete setup and walkthrough of Plex media server setup for your Nvidia Shield Android TV box; this is the ultimate Kodi replacement for co. Ideally with expanded storage for your shows. Learn how to increase your internal storage here. We highly recommend an Ethernet connection; Step 2: Set up Plex Media Server. Make sure SHIELD and the Plex / Plex Media Server apps are all updated; Open Plex app and link it to your Plex Pass Account from a web browser. Plex is an application that lets you stream your media anywhere, on any device. It comes preinstalled for free on SHIELD, making it both a media server and a media player. This means you can enjoy the media currently located on your SHIELD device, stream your media from SHIELD to another device, or stream your media from another server to SHIELD.
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You can use your voice to send commands such as turn on, turn off, and more. Tap What to say in the Harmony Express app to see sample commands for your device. Launching apps using your voice is not supported for this device.
For more information on how to use your voice with Harmony Express, see: Voice commands on Harmony Express
Although Harmony has already mapped default commands to your remote buttons, you have the ability to assign custom commands to them. For more information, see: Customizing physical buttons on your remote
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Direction Pad Navigation will navigate the Amazon app.
Media Keys such as Play, Pause, Stop, FastForward and Rewind commands work.
Direction Pad Navigation will navigate the Netflix app.
Media Keys such as Play, Pause, Stop, FastForward and Rewind commands work. Netflix allows you to move a frame forward or backward using the direction left and right arrows.
Direction Pad Navigation will navigate the Hulu app.
Media Keys such as Play, Pause, Stop, FastForward and Rewind commands work. Hulu allows you to skip 10 seconds forward or back using the direction left and right arrows.
Direction Pad Navigation will navigate the YouTube app.
Media Keys such as Play, Pause, Stop, FastForward and Rewind commands work. YouTube allows you to navigate between videos using the Direction Right and Left commands.
Direction Pad Navigation will navigate the Browser app.
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Media Keys are not used within the Browser app.
The behavior of other apps may vary depending on the app's design.
Hauppauge TV tuners are now supported on Plex Pass servers for Windows and Linux
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To add live TV to your Plex server:
- Sign onto your Plex Pass account
- Plug a supported Hauppauge TV tuner into your Plex Windows or Linux server
- Download the latest version of Plex
- Install the Hauppauge drivers for Windows or Linux. Linux servers can use Hauppauge's PPA for easy Linux driver installation.
You'll have Live TV and DVR for Android TV and iOS devices, plus your recorded TV shows can be watched on Amazon FireTV, NVIDIA SHIELD and other Android TV devices, Apple TV, iOS, Windows, Mac, Linux, Roku, Chromecast, Xbox, Playstation and smart TVs!
Setting up Plex TV with a Hauppauge TV tuner on the NVidia Shield