QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Configuring General Settings

  1. Open Media Streaming Add-on.

    Media Streaming Add-on opens in a new tab.

    Note:

    Media Streaming Add-on logs you in based on your QTS user credentials. If a login screen appears, you will need to specify your username and password to log in.

  2. Go to General Settings.
  3. Modify any of the following settings.

    Setting

    Description

    Service name

    This is the name that devices on the local network will see when connecting to the NAS.

    Default user account

    Select the user account that media devices receive content from.

    To connect using a different user account, you must specify the account's username and password in the connection settings of the media receiver.

    Network interface

    Select the network interface.

    Port

    Specify the port number.

    Menu language

    Select the language displayed for menu items.

    Default menu style

    Select the type of menu style.

    • Simple

    • All categories

    • Custom

      Select one of the Custom options and click Customize to configure the display options for the menu.

    Always stream videos to Apple TV and Chromecast in original file formats

    When selected, the NAS streams videos to these devices without transcoding or embedding subtitles.

    Important:

    Ensure that Apple TV and Chromecast support the file formats of videos on your NAS when selecting this option.

  4. Click Apply All.