• Can my Synology NAS transcode videos for my device?

    Video transcoding refers to the process of converting video files originally unsupported by a media player into a compatible format. Different Synology NAS models are equipped with different transcoding capabilities. Your Synology NAS may belong to either Group 1 or Group 2 (listed to the bottom of this page). You can stream your video collection to a media player using Video Station, DS…


  • How can I manually install Synology apps on my Android device?

    We provide our Android apps for manual installation for users who cannot install these apps through Google Play. Please follow these steps: Enable manual installation on your Android device: Go to Settings > Personal > Security > Device Administration. Select Unknown sources…


  • How do I import a certificate from my Synology NAS to my mobile device?

    To prevent cyber attacks or information leakage, we suggest you import a self-signed certificate to your mobile device when using it to access the files on your Synology NAS. Before you start, you are supposed to have created a certificate file from your Synology NAS. To know how to create a certificate, please refer to…


  • How do I stream videos smoothly via Video Station/DS video?

    The network throughput required for smooth streaming depends on the bitrate of the video. You can find the bitrate of the video directly in Video Station. Below are the common bitrates for video files and their proper streaming environments: The corresponding minimum bandwidth for your network equipment The recommended Wi-Fi standard for…


  • How to access and manage your Synology NAS using a mobile web browser

    Overview DSM mobile is a web application designed specifically for mobile devices, allowing you to remotely access and manage various applications and services of your Synology NAS using a mobile browser. This article will guide you through the steps to use DSM mobile on your…


  • How to create and manage your to-do list with Note Station

    Overview Note Station comes with powerful to-do features to help you stay in control of project details. By keeping all your to-do tasks in Note Station, you can browse and organize the task status and items in one place. You can also achieve better time management by prioritizing tasks with various highlighting features from reminder time to emergency level. This art…


  • How to enhance personal productivity with Note Station

    Overview Note Station is a versatile note-keeping application to boost your personal productivity in business and academics. Your notes can accommodate audio recordings, cross-note hyperlinks, and clipped texts/graphs from third-party sources, making your notes informative and resourceful. Moreover, with a click, you can turn your notes right into a stylish and smart presenta…


  • What should I know about DS video for Samsung Smart TV

    Overview DS video is a free app for Samsung Smart TV, which allows you to easily stream videos from your Synology NAS server. As it’s dedicated for Samsung Smart TV, no extra streaming boxes or remote controls are needed for streaming. See the information below to find out how it works and where you can…