Can I protect my Nvidia Shield?


Yes, you can! Nvidia Shield devices fully support Android applications. That means you can install our Android app by visiting the Google Play Store.

Nvidia Shield Setup

Follow the instructions below to install VirtualShield on your Nvidia Shield device. Once it's installed, it will appear inside of your App drawer, alongside your other apps.

Compatible with Android version 7.0 and above. See our support article for more information.


Select the Google Play Store icon located on the Shelf, also known as the App drawer. It looks similar to the one of the icons below:


Tap on the Sign In button to sign in to your Google account, if you are not signed in already.

When prompted, review the Google Play Terms of Service and then select Accept.

Highlight the Search bar, then type in VirtualShield to search for the app in the store.


Choose the VirtualShield app from the list of search results, then tap Install. It will have a red and white icon:

See our support article for more info on how to install the Android application.

When the installation is complete, it will appear inside of your App drawer.
Launch the app in order to sign in to your account and connect to our secure network.

For more help logging in and connecting, see our support article.

Common Questions

Why can't I find these settings on my device?
Make sure your device is fully up-to-date. If your device is not running Android version 7.0 or later, some of the relevant configuration options may not appear.
My device is too old to run the app, what can I do?
If your device is incompatible, we strongly recommend upgrading your Operating System in order to be fully protected against the latest threats.

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