How do I access my Synology NAS?

How do I access my Synology NAS?

How to connect to your Synology NAS

  1. Fire up your web browser and enter or the IP of the enclosure. (There’s also the Synology Assistant you can download.)
  2. Enter your account credentials and hit Log in.

Where can I find Synology Assistant?

Go to Synology Download Center > Desktop Utilities > Synology Assistant to download and install the Synology Assistant desktop utility. Open Synology Assistant once it has been installed. It will then start searching for available Synology devices on your local network.

How do I access NAS?

Accessing the NAS Using a Browser

  1. Verify that your computer is connected to the same network as the NAS.
  2. Open a web browser on your computer.
  3. Type the IP address of the NAS in the address bar. The QTS login screen appears.
  4. Specify your user name and password. The default user name and password is admin .
  5. Click Login.

How do I access my NAS from anywhere?

To connect to your NAS device from somewhere outside your home, you’d need to know your network’s external IP address, which can change. In this case, a better option is to use Dynamic DNS, which assigns a web address to your home network. Look for the Dynamic DNS section in your router’s management page.

How do I access my Synology NAS from Windows?


  1. Open a Windows Explorer window and go to Computer.
  2. Click Map network drive.
  3. On the Map Network Drive window, choose a drive letter from the Drive drop-down menu.
  4. In the Folder field, enter the server name of your Synology NAS and shared folder name preceded and separated by backslashes.

How do I access my Synology Web portal?

For DSM 7.0 and above: Go to Control Panel > Login Portal > Applications. Select Synology Drive and click Edit. Enter the corresponding value in either Alias or Customized port. For DSM 6.2 and earlier: Go to Control Panel > Application Portal > Application.

How do I connect to Synology NAS in Windows 10?

Synology Assistant

  1. On your Windows 10 PC, open Synology Assistant. Source: Windows Central.
  2. Click on This Computer.
  3. Click on your Synology NAS.
  4. Click on Map Drive.
  5. Enter your NAS credentials.
  6. Select the Shared folder to map as a drive.
  7. Select an available drive letter.
  8. Click on Finish.

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