SHIELD TV: Shortcut buttons for SHIELD remote & controller

Updated 10/02/2018 05:05 PM

Shortcuts for SHIELD Experience 7.0 or later

· Access All Apps: Hold "Home" button

· Sleep or Restart: Hold "Back" button (must be on home screen) and then press "Select" or "A" button to "Sleep now or Restart".

·Power off (SHIELD TV 2015 and SHIELD TV Pro Only) : Hold "Back" button (must be on home screen) and then press "Select" or "A" button to "Power off".

· Sleep: Hold "Back" button (must be on home screen) and then press "Select" or "A" button to "Sleep now".

· Turn off TV: Point remote at TV and press "Home" + "Back" buttons together (requires IR power control to be enabled in settings). SHIELD will also turn off if CEC is enabled.

· Options Menu: Navigate to item and long press "Select" or "A" button. Available on home screen and in some apps like Kodi and ES File Explorer.

· Access Recent Apps: Double press "Home" button.

· Access Gaming On-Screen Controls: Hold "Start" button on SHIELD controller. Use the right joystick to move the mouse. Press Y to access the virtual keyboard.

· Play/Pause: Double tap on volume slider area of SHIELD remote or press the Play/Pause button on SHIELD controller.

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