Install Plex Synology to watch movies in the Plex app

In this tutorial Install Plex Synology. Let’s install Plex on a Synology NAS. So that we can watch movies from the Plex app on, for example, your Smart TV or Playstation.

Install Plex Synology

Open your Synology webpage http://ip-address:5000

Synology Package Center-um

Go to the Package Center.

install-plex-synology

Now go to Multimediaand then click Installat Plex.

When the installation is complete. Open via your browser via http://ip-address:32400

plex synology server

Now you need to name plex. Then click Next.

plex-add-bib- synology

Now click on Add a library.

synology-plex-add-movies

Now select Movies. And set the language to your Preferred Language. Click Next.

Now we need to indicate where your movies are located. Make sure your movies are in a folder with only movies.

plex media folder

Now click on browse to the media folder.

plex-movies

Find your correct folder and click Add.

Plex will now scan for your movies. When the scanning is finished, click Next.

In the next tab, uncheck Send anonymous user data to Plex. Click Done.

You must create an account at https://www.plex.tv/sign-up/ If you have created an account, it will indicate that you have to pay monthly, click this away

Now go back to your own plex webpage http://ip-address:5000

Go to Settings. Enter here the data you just created at www.plex.tv/sign-up/. Login and you are now done.

You can now watch your movies via, for example, your Playstation or XBOX one, if you have plex installed on these devices.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply