and Setup

Want to get started with the app?

Download the Synology Photos app from the Apple App Store or Google Play to begin backing up and saving storage space on your smartphone.

*You will need an account to connect to our server.

for iOS devices

for Android devices

Installation, Step One:

Enter the server name, ‘’, then enter your user name, and your temporary password. You can change your temporary password later using your desktop application at

for the iPhone

You are ready to get started!

Begin your setup

Setup, Step One:

Navigate to setting by tapping the more button at the bottom right corner of the screen.

for the iPhone

Setup, Step two:

Select ‘Back up All photos’  and then ‘Enable’. Watch the application upload all your photos and video to the server.

This may take some time depending on the amount of media you have and the speed of your internet connection.

for the iPhone

Let the server do the work.

Setup, Step three:

Navigate to ‘Photos’ at the bottom left-hand corner of the application. Watch the screen population with your photos and videos.

Our server does all the work for you. Each piece of media is organized by time and date it was taken; location, and using face recognition (if enabled).

for the iPhone


Need Access with your Desktop?

Don’t tell anyone, but…

You have access to your media with any device; anytime, anywhere; multi-platform application are available. With more options available!