Mounting a Shared Folder on a Mac Computer

With Qfinder Pro, you can find all the available QNAP NAS devices on your network. Mapping a NAS shared folder as a network drive lets you quickly access and manage files from your Mac device.

  1. Power on the NAS.
  2. Connect the NAS to your local area network.
  3. Install Qfinder Pro on a Mac computer that is connected to the same local area network.
    Tip:

    Qfinder Pro is a desktop utility that enables you to locate and access the QNAP NAS devices in your local area network.

    To download Qfinder Pro, go to https://www.qnap.com/utilities.

  4. Open Qfinder Pro.

    Qfinder Pro displays all QNAP NAS devices in your local area network.

  5. Select the NAS, and then click Network Drives.
  6. Specify your QTS user name and password, and then click OK.

    The Mount Network Drives window opens.

  7. Select Add mounted folders to "Favorites" in Finder, and then click OK.
    A confirmation message appears.
  8. Click Yes.
  9. Specify your Mac user name and password, and then click OK.
  10. Select the shared folder, and then click OK.

The shared folder is mapped as a network drive and can be accessed using Qfinder.