How to reset any Synology NAS

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:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

How to reset any Synology NAS

To reset the administrator login credentials and network settings, please do the following:

  1. Find the RESET button (circled in red in the image above) at the back of your Synology NAS
  2. 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.

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