How to Install Navidrome on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Navidrome on Your Synology NAS

Navidrome allows you to enjoy your music collection from anywhere, by making it available through a modern Web UI and through a wide range of third-party compatible mobile apps, for both iOS and Android devices. Navidrome is open source software distributed free of charge under the terms of the GNU GPL v3 license. Navidrome is blazing fast! lightweight, fast and self-contained. Runs well even on resource-limited platform. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Navidrome on your Synology NAS using Docker.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Install Docker via Synology “Package Center”.

Install Docker Synology DSM 7

  • STEP 3

Go to File Station and open the docker folder. Inside the docker folder, create one new folder and name it navidrome. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

Navidrome Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 4

Go to Control Panel / Task Scheduler / Create / Scheduled Task / User-defined script. Follow the instructions in the images below.

Navidrome Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 5

Once you click on User-defined script a new window will open. Follow the instructions below:

  1. General: In the Task field type in Install Navidrome. Uncheck “Enabled” option. Select root User.
  2. Schedule: Select Run on the following date then select “Do not repeat“.
  3. Task Settings: Check “Send run details by email“, add your email then copy paste the code below in the Run command area. After that click OK.
docker run -d --name=navidrome \
-p 4533:4533 \
-e PUID=1026 \
-e PGID=100 \
-e ND_LOGLEVEL=info \
-v /volume1/docker/navidrome:/data \
-v /volume1/web/music:/music \
--restart always \
deluan/navidrome

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Run command area below, change the value numbers for PUID and PGID with your own values. (Follow my step by step guide on how to do this.)
Note: in the code above after -v /volume1/docker/navidrome:/data \ you have to add your personal path to music. For example I have used my personal movies path folder -v /volume1/web/music:/music \ Change it according to your preferences. -v /path/toyour/music:/music \

Navidrome Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

After you click OK on STEP 5 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.

Navidrome Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 7

After you click OK on STEP 6, select your “Install Navidrome” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install Navidrome – click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Navidrome Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 8

Go back to STEP 1 or you will deal with karma 🙂

  • STEP 9

The installation process can take up to a few seconds/minutes. It will depend on your Internet speed connection. Now open your browser and type in http://Synology-ip-address:4533 create a Username and a Password then click CREATE ADMIN button. Follow the instructions in the images below.

Navidrome Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 10

Enjoy Navidrome!

Navidrome Synology NAS Set up 7

You can create multiple users.

Navidrome Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 11

If you want to run Navidrome container over an HTTPS check How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS.

Note: Can I run Docker on my Synology NAS? See the supported models.
Note: Find out how to update Navidrome container with the latest image.
Note: How to Free Disk Space on Your NAS if You Run Docker.

This post was updated on Wednesday / July 28th, 2021 at 2:41 AM