Use Wolf Launcher on Nvidia Shield / FireTV Cube (1-Click)

Software Needed (1 to 3 are required, the rest only needed if you want a custom background)

  1. TDUK-FireTV-Cube-Helper
  2. FTVLaunchX (All credit to Erik)
  3. Choose A Launcher:
  4. Choose a wallpaper
  5. X-Plore (A great file manager and also needed if you want to rename you downloaded files

Steps

Ensure you have enabled ADB on your device

Firstly lets enable the developer options by going to Settings > About SHIELD, scroll to the bottom and tap Build Number several times

Once you see the following message:

Press back on the remote and open the developer options

Open Developer options and ensure that Network ADB debugging is enabled:

Install the all the applications from above and then go to your apps library

Open the TDUK-LaunchX-Helper application and you will see:

After a few seconds you will see, click OK




After a few seconds you will see

You can new select a launcher. In my example, I am using WolfLauncher

Press the home key




You will now see the Wofl launcher.

If you want to change the background, open up the launcher settings

Select Wallpaper

Enable the first option

Click on Select Wallpaper

Allow the permissions

Click on Internal Storage

Open the downloader folder


Any picture you downloaded via Downloader will be in here. You can select that and your background will change

How to enable widgets

Use Remote ADB shell on your device to make a connection.

once connected enter in the following command

appwidget grantbind --package com.wolf.firelauncher --user 0

You can now install some applications (Weather / clock etc) that support widgets. The one used in my video is from Aptoide TV:

This will give a result like:

How to go back to default launcher




Go to your apps library and find the LaunchX

Click Uninstall

Select Uninstall

You will still see the custom launcher until you press the home key

Watch the video here: