Will NAS work with Mac?

Will NAS work with Mac?

Most NAS drives should be able to work with macOS. Some, however, have features and software that aren’t going to be compatible with your Mac. If you buy one of these drives, you could be spending a lot of money on features you’ll never be able to use.

Is Synology compatible with Mac?

Best answer: Yes, you can use a Synology NAS for backing up your Mac with Time Machine. Using a NAS also opens up the door to additional features like file storage, setting up a media server, and much more.

How do I backup my Macbook to my cloud?

Go to www.mycloud.com….To back up your Apple computer:

  1. From your Apple computer, click on the Apple logo on the menu bar to access System Preference.
  2. Select and launch Time Machine.
  3. If a screen displays informing you that a storage location for Time Machine backups hasn’t been selected, click Set Up Time Machine.

Is Time Capsule a NAS drive?

The AirPort Time Capsule (originally named Time Capsule) is a wireless router which was sold by Apple Inc., featuring network-attached storage (NAS) and a residential gateway router, and is one of Apple’s AirPort products. They are, essentially, versions of the AirPort Extreme with an internal hard drive.

How do I backup my Mac to Synology NAS?

Perform Time Machine Backup to your Synology NAS

  1. On your Mac, open System Preferences from the Dock, and click Time Machine.
  2. Click Select Backup Disk.
  3. Choose the shared folder that you created (i.e., Time Machine Folder on “Server name of your Synology NAS.
  4. The system will prompt you to provide your account credentials.

How do I connect my Macbook to a NAS?


  1. Open Finder on your Mac computer.
  2. Find the menu bar along the top of the screen.
  3. Click Go and select Connect to Server.
  4. Enter your DSM username and password.
  5. Finally, if your user name credentials are correct, you will now see your Synology NAS listed under the Shared section of your Finder window.

How do I access Synology on Mac?

Access your NAS from a Mac computer

  1. Launch Finder on your Mac computer.
  2. Click Go and select Connect to Server.
  3. When you see a confirmation message, click Connect.
  4. Enter your DSM username and password.
  5. Now you can see the Synology NAS listed under the Locations section of your Finder window.

What is the difference between my cloud home and my cloud home duo?

The body of the My Cloud Home measures in at 7 inches tall, 5.5 inches wide, and 2 inches thick, similar in size to other network-attached storage solutions. The My Cloud Home Duo, which has double the hard drives for mirrored backup functionality, is twice as thick, but I tested the single hard drive version.

How do I connect my Mac to my Time Capsule?

1 Open AirPort Utility, located in the Utilities folder in the Applications folder. 2 Select your Time Capsule and click Continue. available wireless devices, and then select your Time Capsule from the list. 3 Follow the onscreen instructions to set up your Time Capsule and your wireless network.

Does Apple sell time capsules anymore?

With Apple no longer selling the device, consumers are left with a functional device that does not keep pace with networking technology. If you still use an AirPort Time Capsule, it is time to think about replacing it so that you will still have a consistent backup system in place.