Questions and answers

How do you open a file station?

How do you open a file station?

Please follow the instructions below to open File Station.

  1. Open a web browser and log into DSM.
  2. Go to ‘Main Menu’.
  3. Open ‘File Station’. Note: No Shared Folder? If no shared folders exist on your DiskStation, you will be prompted to create one.
  4. You should now see File Station.

How do I access Synology file Station?

Go to Control Panel > QuickConnect. Check the Enable QuickConnect box. If you do not have a Synology Account, click Log in to or register a Synology Account. Enter the required information and click OK.

What is Synology file Station?

File Station is the centralized file management tool for your Synology NAS. Through File Station, you can manage and search files/folders, view files of various types, share private files with external users, mount remote folders and virtual drives for access, and do much more!

How do I access Synology NAS in Windows Explorer?


  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 QNAP file system?


  1. Check if you could ssh access the NAS and find System volume path.
  2. Download WinSCP from following link.
  3. Execute WinSCP.exe and choose SCP as File Protocol.
  4. Put NAS_IP as Host name, admin as User name,and password of admin as Password.
  5. Press Yes if you meet the following prompt.

Can I access my NAS from anywhere?

The Benefits of NAS Devices Part of the point of having a NAS device that’s always on is that you can access it from wherever you have an internet connection.

Can I access my Synology NAS remotely?

Your Synology NAS includes a QuickConnect feature that lets you access its DiskStation Manager interface remotely.

How can I access my NAS from my computer?

Business Storage Windows Server NAS – How to Access with Remote Desktop

  1. Press the Windows key (
  2. Press the Start button.
  3. In the Search files and folders field, type the following:
  4. Open the Remote Desktop Connection application.
  5. Enter the IP address of the NAS device, then click Connect.
  6. For the user, enter: Administrator.

How do I copy files to my NAS drive?

To move or copy files from your computer to the NAS you can use the same commands as you have in windows (ctrl+c= copy, ctrl+v= paste), drag and drop between the windows, or upload.

How do I share files on a NAS?

Files or folders stored on your Synology NAS can be shared quickly and easily. Simply right-click a file or folder and select Share file links. This generates a link and QR code, which can be sent to friends or other users.

How do I import files into Synology NAS?

Sign in to your Synology NAS and open File Station. Go to Settings > General > Browse Local Files, and select Browse files from local computer with File Station. Click OK. Sign in again to your Synology NAS to refresh the web console page.