Install AetherSX2 APK (PS2 emulator) to Nvidia Shield TV / Android TV

How to sideload install AetherSX2 PS2 emulator on Nvidia Shield TV Android TV 11 devices? Nvidia Shield TV has been upgraded to Android TV OS 11 and more restrictions had been added to the device, but that doesn’t stop us from installing AetherSX2.

NOTE: AetherSX2 is for 64bit ARM only, so it will work on other Android TV if the processor is 64bit, however most of Android TV devices out there are 32bit such as MiBox.

Search this keyword on Google.com
Open this site
Download the APK version of it
Make this path on your usb drive, and save the downloaded apk into it
Google this keyword and find PS2 bios by yourself
Save it to USB drive
Eject the USB disk, insert it to NVIDIA SHIELD TV pro
Open Google Play store
Search and install: SMART TV APK DOWNLOADER, this is used to install APK file to NVIDIA SHIELD TV pro
Open it after download finishes
Find this path in the app, navigate to it.
Click on the APK to install it
If your device isn’t 64-bit cpu, this will fail
Again in Google Play store, search and install sideload launcher
Now open Sideload Launcher, you can open AETHERSX2 within it
This is because the app doesn’t have a TV banner
Done, now you can setup aethersx2, configure ps2 bios then controller.
PS2 Game play screen

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