How to Activate Email Notifications on Synology

email notifications (Demo)
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Do you know how to activate your email notifications on your DSM operating system? Well, after yesterday’s article where I explained how to activate DSM notifications on your mobile phone, today I will teach you how to activate DSM notifications via email.

STEP 1

Activate email notifications. Go to Control Panel / Notification / Email / Check Enable email notifications and add your email credentials and a prefix (a sender name). After that, select your current Service provider (in my case, it’s Gmail) and hit the Sign In button. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: The prefix will be the name you will see in the email when a notification arrives.

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STEP 2

After you click the Sign in button on STEP 2, a new pop up window will open. Log in with the email you have previously typed in in the Recipient’s email address field at STEP 2.

STEP 3

After you log in, hit the Allow button. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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STEP 4

After you click Allow on STEP 4, you will be informed of the following: Synology SMTP Notification will redirect important information to “Your NAS server”. Click Agree. Follow the instructions in the image below. Note: Instead of my NAS Local IP, in the screenshot below you will see my synology.me DDNS. Also learn how to enable DDNS on your Synology NAS.

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STEP 5

Done. After you click Agree on STEP 5, the settings will be automatically applied to your NAS system.

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STEP 6

To configure the Rules for Email Notifications, go to Control Panel / Notification / Rules tab, then check which notifications you want to receive in your email.

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