Media Control Card

The Media Control card is used to display Media Player entities on an interface with easy to use controls.

Screenshot of the media player control card Screenshot of the Media Control card.

To add the Media Control card to your user interface, click the Lovelace menu (three dots at the top right of the screen) and then Edit Dashboard. Click the “Add Card” button in the bottom right corner and select Media Control from the card picker.

Configuration Variables

type string Required


entity string Required

Entity ID of media_player domain.

name string (Optional, default: Name of entity)

Overwrites friendly name.


Alternatively, the card can be configured using YAML:

type: media-control
entity: media_player.lounge_room