2018 L.H.D

Media Server

Media Server

Workshop installation recommended

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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.

"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 or 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.

For as safe and comfortable use as possible, iPad holder is recommended.

Control module2

Part. No.Description
31664736DVB-T Excl. KR, CN, TW
Media Server and Digital TV (Option code 1061)Installation Instruction
Media Server and Digital TVInstallation Instruction
Media Server (Vehicles with Digital TV)Installation Instruction
Media server and digital TV (with pre-assembled antennas)Installation Instruction
Media serverInstallation Instruction
+ Installation kit USB
Part. No.Description
+ Bracket kit, for cars with factory fitted Digital-TV (Option code 833), Digital-TV as accessory or Digital-TV preparation (Option code 1061)
Part. No.
+ Wiring, for cars with Digital-TV preparation (option code 1061)
Part. No.Description
31664670With Volvo On Call
31664669Without Volvo On Call
+ Installation kit, for cars without factory fitted Digital-TV (Option code 833), Digital-TV as accessory or Digital-TV preparation (Option code 1061)
Part. No.Description
3165904717-, Without Volvo On Call
3165903917-, With Volvo On Call
+ Storage compartment, for cars without factory fitted Digital-TV (Option code 833) or Digital-TV as accessory
Part. No.Description
+ Splice, for cars with "Alcohol lock, installation kit" or option code 601 ("Alcohol lock preparation")
Part. No.
+ Owner's manual
Part. No.Description
31470921Chinese, traditional
31470922Chinese, simplified
+ Application, Media Server3
Part. No.
+ Application, TVM remove, for cars with factory fitted Digital TV (Option code 833)³
Part. No.
+ Installation template for "Installation kit USB" (can be used for several installations)
Part. No.

Recommended accessories:

iPad holder

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 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.

Technical data




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 Android software versions 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-of-charge and can be found in Google Play® by searching for "Volvo Cars Media Server".

  1. 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".
  2. Digital-TV is always available as preparation in the control module.
  3. Ordered according to separate procedures and downloaded using VIDA.
Last updated: 2/17/2022