Witch WirelessAP Station do you recommend that fit my Qnap ts 453a so that I can share internet from my android hotspot. Strange guestion…but there’s No cable connection possible for broadband in my street so…
Asus USB-AC56 adapter
Qnap products can join an existing wireless network or turn into a wireless access point (hotspot) by simply plugging a USB wireless dongle into your Qnap NAS. The wireless dongles that have been tested on the Qnap products are listed below.
- TL-WN722N (v1)
- TL-WN822N (v3)
Update on 15/04/2020
TL-WN722N NOT WORKING on TS-231P
Credit to 9to5Toys
It has been tested on a Synology NAS wich also means that it will work with Qnap.
Dual-band Wireless-AC1300 USB 3.0 Wi-Fi Adapter
- Next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi — up to three times faster than 2×2 802.11n adapters
- Selectable 5 GHz/2.4 GHz dual bands increase signal clarity for better HD multimedia
- AiRadar technology provides a stronger signal over greater distances
- External high-gain antenna for 150% stronger Wi-Fi signal
- USB 3.0 connection for high-performance wireless networking with desktop and notebook PCs
How to set up WiFi Dongle on a Qnap NAS:
- Go to network setting
- Click on Wi-Fi tab
- Click connect button from the network list
- Type in the password
- Start using it
If you want to connect to hiiden network you can do that by typing in manually SSID and a password details.
Manage the following settings:
- Scheme: Determine the conditions to switch between the 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi bands. For detailed steps, please refer to the Smart Connect Settings section below.
- Name (SSID): Enter a name for the Synology Smart Connect wireless network. You can choose to show/hide your SSID from the drop-down menu on the right.
- Security Level: Select one of the following security protocols from the Security Level drop-down menu:
- WEP: A basic security protocol that requires users to enter a password to access the wireless network, but provides minimal protection.
- WPA/WPA2 Personal: Requires users to enter a password to access the wireless network, and is more secure than WEP.
- WPA/WPA2 Enterprise: A security protocol designed for enterprises, which requires authenticating users with an external authentication server.
- Password: Enter the password for your wireless network.
- 5GHz-1 Channel/5GHz-2 Channel/2.4GHz Channel: Select a frequency for each Wi-Fi band. For better performance, try to select a frequency different from the ones used by nearby networks.
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