I forgot my NAS password! What can I do?
Posted by Daniel Orme on 23 December 2011 05:05 PM

Please press the reset button on the back of NAS for 3 seconds. You will hear 1 long beep. It will reset the admin password to default "admin" and set the network as DHCP.

Your data will be left intact.

Please check the following for more detail: 


Applied Models: All NAS Series

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Comments (4)
Chong Ha Chak
31 October 2012 12:17 PM
I have QNAP TS-459U+, because Forgotten Admin Password, so that cannot login. Please help me to reset/break in to the system. Thank You!
Camille Schmit
24 November 2012 06:59 AM
I cant connect with ssh to my NAS by I cant not connect to my Web Admin suface to get a login.
massimo sabatini
25 January 2013 01:40 AM
the model nas i Have is : M-HDNAS
I forgot my admin password
Where is in the back of this model the "reset" button
Thank you
Jack Kwan
20 July 2013 05:07 PM
My TS-209, due to forget of admin password, I cannot full reset the machine even press the button 3 sec. What else I can do?