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Set up email notifications in Synology NAS DS713+

Your NAS can send you email notifications to alert or inform about changes: back up notifications, connection failure, etc.


To set up the email notifications follow the step-by-step guide:

1. Click on menu button synology NAS menu button

2. Click on control panel contol panel synology button


3. Click on “Notifications” in the “System” section of the control panel:



4. Configure the email notifications. The example is with a hotmail account:

  • SMTP sever:
  • SMTP port: 587
  • Primary email: add your hotmail email account
  • Click on “Send a notification mail to the new created user” to test your account and click apply

For Gmail Users:

  • SMTP server:
  • SMTP port: 465
  • Add your and your email password.

For Yahoo Users:

  • SMTP server:
  • SMTP port: 465

For Apple Mobile Users:

  • SMTP server:
  • SMTP port: 587



5. Check your hotmail and if everything has been done correctly you should have an email from your NAS.


If you want to configure the email notifications with your Outlook and you dont know the SMTP settings, check this guide.

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