Workshop installation recommended
Excl. JP, US
Op. No.: 39387
With "Media Server", you will never get bored on a journey. By wirelessly connecting your tablet or smartphone to "Media Server", you can select your favourite entertainment such as movies, images or music. If you add the Digital-TV accessory, you can also watch Digital-TV on your tablet or smartphone.
"Media Server" is an advanced media player for tablets and smartphones which means that you for example can take large amounts of movies to the car. Because you add the media you want to play, "Media Server" is completely independent of network coverage, data traffic restrictions or surfing costs.
Save downloaded movies, photos or music to a USB device1 that you easily connect to the Media Server. Through the downloaded application on your tablet or smartphone, you can select entertainment from the range available on the USB device. Connect a USB hub to be able to play media from different USB devices at the same time.
Media Server creates a WiFi zone that allows you to wirelessly connect up to 6 different tablets and smartphones simultaneously. If for example, you want to watch a movie, you can choose to watch the same movie or play different movies from several tablets and smartphones at the same time.
Add Digital-TV to Media Server
By adding "Digital TV" you can watch terrestrial Digital-TV on your tablet or smartphone during the car journey. Up to a speed of 6 kph, it is also possible to watch "Digital-TV" in the car's front display. A combination of "Media Server" and "Digital-TV" also allows you to record TV programmes to watch later on your tablet or smartphone. Digital-TV is only available in certain markets.
For as safe and comfortable use as possible, iPad® holder is recommended.
|31664736||DVB-T Excl. KR, CN, TW|
|Media Server and Digital TV||Installation Instruction|
|Media Server (Vehicles with Digital TV)||Installation Instruction|
|31470799||Without Volvo On Call|
|31470800||With Volvo On Call|
|31470936||Excl. CA, CN|
Facts and advantages
"Media Server" makes it possible to take large amounts of movies, music and photos with you on car journeys.
"Media Server" supports the most common file formats. The files are stored on a USB device¹, for example a USB Hard Drive (HDD), which is connected to "Media Server".
Connect up to 6 different smartphones or tablets via WiFi to "Media Server".
"Media Server" supports both iOS and Android devices.
Select what you want to do on your tablet or smartphone, completely independent of fellow passengers.
"Media Server" is completely independent of network coverage, data traffic restrictions or surfing costs.
If you add "Digital-TV", you can watch terrestrial Digital-TV on your tablet or smartphone, even during the car journey. Up to a speed of 6 kph, you can also watch Digital-TV in the car's front display.
approx. 2 kg
Digital-TV option can only be used in the following markets: Europe (Excl. Germany) the Nordic countries, China, Korea and Taiwan.
In the long term, the TV standard may change in certain countries, for example, in Germany where 4k Ultra HD is now offered through H.265/HEVC. Volvo's "Media Server" does not support TV broadcasts through H.265/HEVC. Check what applies in your country.
AC-3 Audio format not supported by Android devices.
"Media Server" works with both iOS software version 9, 10, 11 and 12 as well as with Android software version 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.
To be able to play media from "Media Server", you need to download the "Volvo Cars Media Server" application to your tablet/smartphone. This is free and can be found either in the App Store® or Google Play® by searching for "Volvo Cars Media Server".
- USB devices are not included in the "Media Server". The larger the amount of data and number of files contained on the USB device, the longer the time will be the first time the USB device is connected to "Media Server".
- Digital-TV is always available as preparation in the control module.
- Ordered according to separate procedures and downloaded using VIDA.