How do I configure email notifications on my Synology NAS?

Configuring Email Notifications on Synology NAS


Configuring email notifications on your Synology NAS can be a useful way to receive important alerts and updates about your system. This guide will walk you through the steps to set up email notifications on your Synology NAS.

Step 1: Connect to your Synology NAS

1. Access the web-based user interface (UI) of your Synology NAS by entering the IP address in your web browser.

2. Log in using your administrator credentials.

Step 2: Open the Control Panel

1. Once logged in, navigate to the main menu and click on "Control Panel" to access the control panel settings.

Step 3: Configure Notifications

1. In the Control Panel, locate and click on the "Notifications" option.

2. Under the "Email" tab, click on the "SMTP" tab.

3. Enter the SMTP server address, port number, and provide your authentication credentials (if required by the SMTP server).

4. Enable SSL/TLS encryption if your email server supports it.

Step 4: Specify Email Settings

1. In the "Send to" field, enter the email address to which you want to receive notifications.

2. Enter the email address from which the notifications will be sent in the "From" field.

3. Customize the email subject and body by modifying the respective fields.

4. Test your email settings by clicking on the "Send" button to receive a test email.

Step 5: Configure Event Notifications

1. Under the "Advanced" tab in the "Notifications" settings, you can specify which events trigger email notifications.

2. Check the relevant checkboxes to select the events for which you want to receive email notifications.

3. Click on the "Apply" button to save your settings.

Step 6: Verify Email Notifications

1. Perform an action that triggers an email notification as per your configured settings.

2. Check your email inbox to verify whether you have received the email notification.


By following these steps, you can easily configure email notifications on your Synology NAS. This allows you to stay informed about important events and updates related to your NAS system.

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