Recently I have changed internet providers and my Synology NAS stopped working. Luckily, every Synology NAS server comes with a RESET button, which contains two types of modes:
- The first reset mode allows you to reset the network settings especially if you move your Synology NAS to another network environment – exactly what I needed.
- The second reset mode will wipe out all the systems configurations, allowing you to reinstall the operating system Disk Station Manager
The second reset mode will include the first but I didn’t need it so I only did the first reset.
To reset the administrator login credentials and network settings, please do the following:
- Find the RESET button (circled in red in the image above) at the back of your Synology NAS
- Use a paper clip to gently press and hold down the RESET button for around 4 seconds until you hear a beep sound, and then release the button immediately.