Nvidia has now started rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow update for the Shield Tablet K1. The latest update is available Over-The-Air (OTA) and it’s 665MB in size. It brings lots of changes to the tablet.

"Nvidia Shield tablet K1"

Nvidia SHIELD Tablet K1 Android 6.0 update change-log:


  • New UI inspired by Material Design, improved burst photo functionality
  • Adds new real-time HD Image Effects

Now on Tap

  • Quickly find information related to what you are seeing on the screen, also from inside an app

Adoptable Storage

  • MicroSD cards can be integrated with main internal storage, auto managed by system

User Interface Upgrades

  • Personalize Home & Lock screens with different wallpapers, new NVIDIA wallpapers
  • Personalize Quick Settings menu, add/remove, rearrange toggles
  • Google Now voice commands can be launched from lock screen

Improved App Permissions

  • Permissions are now managed centrally

Power Consumption

  • App Standby power improvements
  • Improved BT Low Energy scanning power efficiency

System wide improvements including

  • Monitor Memory Usage with detailed usage of each app
  • Optimized preloaded apps
  • Adds Fallout Shelter game

NVIDIA recommends to back up the MicroSD card prior to downloading this update.”

You can always check for the latest software update manually by heading to Settings -> About Device -> Software Update.

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