Synology: How to Update Pi-Hole

Synology How to Update Pi-Hole

Have you already installed Pi-Hole on your Synology NAS using my simple guide? Wondering how to update the Pi-Hole container on your Synology NAS when a new version comes out? Today I will show you how to update your Pi-Hole container with the latest image if you have a Synology NAS.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Open the Docker Package. On the left side menu click on Container. Select your pihole container then Stop it. After you stop the container, right click on the pihole container then Action / Delete. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology NAS Update Pi-hole 1

  • STEP 3

After you click Delete on STEP 2, a new pop up warning message will appear. Click Delete. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology NAS Update Pi-hole 2

  • STEP 4

After the pihole container is deleted, you have to delete the pihole image as well. Go to Docker and, on the left side menu, click on Image. Select the portainer image pihole/pihole:latest then click the Delete tab. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology NAS Update Pi-hole 3

  • STEP 5

After you click Delete, a new pop up warning message will appear. Click Delete. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology NAS Update Pi-hole 4

  • STEP 6

Go to Control Panel / Task Scheduler / select your “Install Pi-hole” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install Pi-hole – click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology NAS Update Pi-hole 5

  • STEP 7

Open your browser and type in http://Synology-ip-address:8080/ Log in using your password. Enjoy your updated Pi-Hole Container!

Synology NAS Update Pi-hole 6

Note: This guide will work perfectly if you have previously installed Pi-hole using my How to Install Pi-Hole on Your Synology NAS guide.
Note: If you like the dark theme in the screenshot above read my guide on How to Activate Dark Mode in Pi-hole.
What is Pi-Hole? Pi-hole is a Linux network-level advertisement and Internet tracker blocking application which acts as a DNS sinkhole and optionally a DHCP server, intended for use on a private network.

This post was updated on Monday / March 28th, 2022 at 12:17 AM