How to Enter Display Safe Mode in NVidia Shield TV When Not Getting Display Output?

NVidia Shield TV is the product that you need to have if you are interested in watching your favorite shows and movies in the best quality. NVidia Shield TV is a new streaming device and has to cover a lot of ground in order to reach the spot where bigwigs like Google Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV are present. It is quite easy to set up NVidia Shield TV, but if you don’t know the setup process, then refer to the previous blogs on this website.

After setting up NVidia Shield TV, you can start watching your favorite movies, TV shows, sports programmes and other documentaries in HD quality. If you have followed all the steps related to set up in a proper manner, then you are not likely to face any problem, but if you are not sure about a certain step or multiple steps for that matter, then there are chances that you may come across issues at a later stage. You have the option to get in touch with NVidia Shield support, but you can fix the issue on your own as well.

One of the most common issues that people face in NVidia Shield TV is the absence of display output. When there is no display output, then you can’t get any video on the TV until you make certain changes in the settings of the device. Now, you must be thinking as to what those settings are, so here is a change that you need to do in order to get the display output.

You have to get to the display safe mode in order to get the display output. If you know the process of how to get into the display safe mode, then that’s good, but if not, then you can take NVidia Shield TV help or follow the steps that are written below.

  1. Start off with restarting Shield TV in ‘Fast Boot’ mode. Don’t know how to do that, then take NVidia Shield controller support.
  2. Select the option on the device to boot into Safe mode. If you don’t know how to navigate through options using remote, then use X and Y buttons.
  3. You will now see the display resolution to be in the safe native resolution mode, i.e., 1080p at 59.94. This is an optimum resolution mode for the kind of display you are using.
  4. When you see the display on your television, you need to check for any software updates, which you can by going into the ‘settings’ followed by ‘about’ and finally, ‘system updates’. If there is any software update available, then download that update and install it. You can take NVidia Shield TV support in case you need assistance regarding this.
  5. If you want, you can remove the default display resolution settings and change it to the ones of your choice. This can be done by going to ‘settings’, ‘display & sound’ and then, ‘advanced settings’.
  6. With this, the safe mode display feature has been enabled and now, you can exit the safe mode. In order to exit, you need to restart NVidia Shield TV.

Note: There is one important thing that you must know when accessing display safe mode, i.e., ‘HDCP must be disabled because if it is not, then you will not be able to play any content from your apps such as Netflix, Hulu or any other app for that matter.

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