Synology NAS Quick Tip: How to enable and use Wake On LAN – WOL

In this video we show you how to enable the Wakeup On LAN (WOL) function on your Synology NAS. We then look at how you send a Magic Packet to restart a powered down Synology NAS.

Wake On LAN – Magic Packet is created by Depicus, and is free to use on Windows, iOS and Android. However, Depicus does charge a small fee for the macOS version. You can download the Wake On LAN software directly from

Please note that this is not an endorsement of Wake On LAN – Magic Packet, instead we are simply trying to demonstrate how WOL works with our Synology NAS.



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