Learn how to get started with the Pik TV app on your Nvidia Shield
Features, requirements and restrictions
The Pik TV app is available for Nvidia Shield. Now you can watch live TV and access a large
library of TV shows and movies on your Nvidia Shield TV or Nvidia Shield TV Pro with your Pik TV subscription.
Requirements & restrictions:
Subscription to TELUS Internet, Pik TV and live channels is required. Licensing and rights limitations mean that not all programs and channels are available when not connected to your TELUS home internet
My TELUS username and password is required to log onto this service
The Pik TV app for Nvidia Shield can only be used in Canada when connected to your TELUS home internet
The Pik TV app for Nvidia Shield is available for Shield TV and Shield TV Pro devices running Android TV.
Pik TV app installation steps on your Nvidia Shield
To install the Pik TV app on your Nvidia Shield TV or Shield TV Pro, please visit the Google Play Store to download the Pik TV app. You will need to be logged in to the Google Play Store with your Google username and password.
Once you are logged into the Google Play Store, follow these steps to install the Pik TV app:
From the Android TV home screen, open the
Google Play Store
from the apps row Navigate to the
icon and search for
and your download will start
After your download is complete, select
to open the Pik TV app
You will need your My TELUS username & password to log in to Pik TV. Don’t have My TELUS? You can
: Turns the Nvidia Shield on or off. If paired to your TV, it will also turn your TV on or off
: Launches the Android TV settings menu. This button can also be customized by going to the Android TV home screen →
Remotes & Accessories
Direction pad or D-Pad
When browsing the guide, live tv or on demand: Scrolls left/right/up/down
When watching live tv: The up and down directions function as channel up and channel down
Middle button on pad
): When something is highlighted, this button will confirm your selection
During live playback, press this button once to open up the info screen, display the program information or turn on or off the audio accessibility settings (CC for Closed Captioning or AD for Described Video)
A second press of this button opens up the live guide
: Returns you to the Pik TV main menu
: Takes you to the Android TV home screen
Fast forward button
: Jumps forward 3 minutes and brings up the scrub bar, allowing you to pause, rewind and fast forward On Demand programming, where available
Google assistant button
: Pauses and resumes
playback, where available
Volume up button
: Jumps back 3 minutes and brings up the scrub bar, allowing you to pause, rewind and fast forward
programming, where available
Volume down button
: Launches the Netflix app
In order to control your TV’s power and volume with the Nvidia Shield remote, you will need to pair the remote to your TV. Please refer to your TV’s manual for instructions
Pik TV does not currently allow you to pause, rewind or fast forward live TV. Pause, rewind and fast forward are available for
programming at the discretion of the content provider
To watch Netflix, a subscription is required
Navigate through the Pik TV app
The Pik TV app for Android TV allows you easy access to your content with a navigation menu at thr top of your screen.
From the Home screen, you can see what’s
on live TV,
or view your recent
. You can also navigate to
You can use the search function to find a movie, TV show or cast member, using the on-screen keyboard or the voice control feature of your Nvidia Shield remote. If searching for a movie or TV series, your search results will include both live and On Demand viewing options for your title.
If searching for a specific cast member, your search results will provide a list of available live or
titles where that cast member appeared.
All Pik TV customers have access to the live content included in their subscription. Some channels are only available when connected to your home TELUS Internet service due to content provider restrictions. Live TV will show you what’s on now and you can check the guide or browse by surf zone categories: Major networks, Timeshift, Entertainment, Movies & series, Comedy & music, and more.
During live TV playback, you can press the middle button of the D-Pad on your Nvidia Shield remote control once to bring up the program information screen and turn on closed captioning (CC) or described video (AD). A second press of this button will bring up a live guide, where you can see what’s on now, what’s coming up and change channels without stopping live playback.
To change channels in live TV playback mode, you can also use the
buttons on the D-Pad of your Nvidia Shield remote.
All Pik TV customers have access to the
content included in their subscription as well as a selection of
movies available for rental. You can browse by
: You can pause, rewind or fast forward
TV content, but these features may be disabled on select programming by the content provider. You can pause, rewind or fast forward On Demand movies available for rental.
section, you can see what’s playing today and over the next 2 weeks on the channels that are available to you on this device.
You can also filter and sort your guide by selecting
Filter & sort
in the top right-hand corner of your screen.
Filtering by channels
My subscribed channels
will display all of the channels that you have in your Pik TV subscription.
will display all of the channels that are available with Pik TV and
Playable on this device
will display all of the channels that you are subscribed to and can watch on this device. Please note that some channels are only available when connected to your TELUS home internet connection
Filtering by category
: You may choose
. Only the channels within these categories will be displayed
will allow you to set your closed captioning and audio description settings, see your app and version information, and account info. You can also set your language preferences or browse the