QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Task Bar

No.

Element

Possible User Actions

1

Show Desktop

Click the button to minimize or restore all open windows.

2

Main Menu

Click the button to open the Main Menu panel on the left side of the desktop.

3

Search

  • Type keywords to locate settings, applications, and help content.

  • Click an entry in the search results to open the application, system utility, or Help Center window.

    If the application is not yet installed, QTS opens the corresponding download screen in the App Center window.

Tip:

App or utility search results are classified into Systems, Application, and Help.

4

Volume Control

Important:

This feature is only available on models with certain hardware specifications.

Click the button to view the following:

  • Media Volume: Click and drag the slider thumb to adjust the audio volume for applications that use the built-in speaker or line-out jack.

    • HD Station

    • Music Station

    • OceanKTV

  • Audio Alert Volume: Click and drag the slider thumb to adjust the volume of system audio alerts.

5

Background Tasks

  • Hover over the button to see the number of ongoing background tasks. Examples of background tasks include file backup and multimedia conversion.

  • Click the button to see the following details for each background task:

    • Task name

    • Task description

    • Progress (percentage of completion)

  • Click to stop a task.

6

External Devices

  • Hover over the button to view the number of external storage devices and the number of printers that are connected to the USB and SATA ports on the NAS.

  • Click the button to view the details for each connected device.

  • Click a listed device to open File Station and view the contents of the device.

7

Event Notifications

  • Hover over the button to see the number of recent errors and warnings.

  • Click the button to view the following details for each event:

    • Event type

    • Description

    • Timestamp

    • Number of instances

  • Click a list entry to view the related utility or application screen.

    Clicking a warning or error log entry opens the Event Log window.

  • Click More>> to open QuLog Center.

  • Click Clear All to delete all list entries.

8

Options

Click the profile picture to open the Options screen.

9

[USER_NAME]

Click the button to view the last login time and the following menu items:

  • Options: Opens the Options window

  • Sleep: Keeps the NAS powered on but significantly reduces power consumption

    Note:

    This feature is only available on models with certain hardware specifications.

  • Restart: Restarts the NAS

  • Shutdown: Shuts down QTS and then powers off the NAS

    Tip:

    You can also power off the NAS using one of the following methods:

    • Press and hold the power button for 1.5 seconds.

    • Open Qfinder Pro, locate the device in the list. Right click on the device and select Shut down Device.

    • Open Qmanager, and then go to Menu > System Tools > System. Tap Shutdown.

  • Logout: Logs the user out of the current session

10

More

Click the button to view the following menu items:

  • What's New: Opens the What's New window, which displays information on the new features and enhancements available in the installed QTS version

  • Help: Displays links to the Quick Start Guide, Virtualization Guide, Help Center, and online tutorials page

  • Language: Opens a list of supported languages and allows you to change the language of the operating system

  • Desktop Preferences: Opens a list of display modes and allows you to select the mode based on your device type

  • Help Request: Opens the Helpdesk window

  • Data & Privacy: Opens the QNAP Privacy Policy page

  • About: Displays the following information:

    • Operating system

    • Hardware model

    • Operating system version

    • Number of installed drives

    • Number of empty drive bays

    • System volume name

11

Notice Board

Display all system notifications and the Getting Started Guide for system setup.

12

Dashboard

Click the button to display the dashboard.