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Installing and using NordVPN on Android TV or Nvidia Shield.

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Does NordVPN work on Android TV and Nvidia Shield?

Yes. This is a tutorial on how to install and use the NordVPN app for Android TV and Nvidia Shield TV

  1. Download and install the NordVPN app from this page:
     - Alternatively, you should be able to find NordVPN the app on the Google Play Store.
  2. When the application is installed, tap to open it.
  3. You will see the main menu of the application. Select Sign up.

    sign up button is located under home section
  4. You will be shown a QR code. Scan it with your smartphone device and wait until your mobile device loads up the NordAccount page. There you will need to proceed with the signup process by entering your desired credentials.

    QR code is located on the left side of your android tv screen or while using nordvpn on nvidia shield
  5. After you create an account and log in within NordVPN on your TV. As depicted on the screenshot below, you should receive a number that you can use to insert at from your phone, laptop or PC. Alternatively, you can simply scan the QR code. 

    Using a complex formula that includes various server parameters, Connect now chooses the best server for you at that moment.

    after logging in connect now button is located under home section
  6. You may be greeted with a few warning messages. They are default Android warning messages for VPN connections, and you can safely press OK on them. They may also require you to mark a checkbox in the window.

    example of the warning message

    example of the warning message

    example of the warning message
  7. You can also select any of the country buttons under All Countries menu and quickly connect to a server from that country.

    All Countries category is located above Specialty Servers category
  8. Under the Specialty servers menu, you can find P2P, Obfuscated, Dedicated IP, Double VPN and Onion over VPN server categories.

    Specialty Servers category can be found above Settings section
  9. Under the Settings menu, you can find other settings of the application, like Threat Protection Lite, select VPN protocol, Allow local network discovery, and set Custom DNS.

    Settings category is located under Specialty Servers category

    Under settings cog-wheel icon you can find all application settings that will help you to use nordvpn on nvidia shield and android tv
  10. In the Trusted apps section, you can add specific apps to bypass the VPN connection, also known as split-tunneling.

    trusted apps is located next to auto-connect button
  11. And that is it! Afterward, we suggest exploring our application by following the guides on the key features.
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