Add-On Installation on ReadyNAS OS5 (ARM)

After downloading an add-on/app from this site you need to install it on your ReadyNAS manually. To install an add-on/app on your OS6 ReadyNAS, log in to the Dashboard web interface. To get to the management functions click on the “Configure” tab.

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This will bring you to the main menu. There, head to the “Apps” tab.

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In the upper right corner of that page you’ll see an icon that will show the help text “Add Add-on” when you let your mouse pointer hover over it.

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Clicking on the icon brings up a file upload dialog where you first click on “Browse” to locate the add-on file you want to install.

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Once you’ve selected the file click on “Upload” to start the verification process.

addon_installation_readynas_os5_005At the end of the upload and verification process a summary screen is displayed. Click on “Install” to start the actual installation of the add-on.

addon_installation_readynas_os5_006Installation will begin and activity is indicated by a circling “I’m doing something” icon. At the end of the process you’ll get another information screen telling the status of the installation action. Also, the add-on will show up on the “Installed Add-ons” page in Dashboard.

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