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Q: Can I initialize my NAS with just my mobile phone?


Yes, you can initialize your ASUSTOR NAS using mobile devices such as iPhones, iPads and Android phones and tablets. All that is needed to do is install ASUSTOR’s AiMaster mobile app from Google Play or the App Store. You won’t even need to open your laptop or desktop. NAS initialization is easy, convenient and at your fingertips! The procedure is as follows:


Please follow the steps below to initialize your ASUSTOR NAS with your Android/iOS device. A video detailing this process is also available at: https://youtu.be/5ZATeOwnalA


1. Search for “AiMaster” in Google Play or the Apple App Store. You can also use the

links or QR codes provided below. Download and install the AiMaster mobile app to

your mobile device.

AiMaster Google Play

AiMaster for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=as.arc.aicontrol

AiMaster iTunes

AiMaster for iOS https://itunes.apple.com/tw/app/aimaster/id668985791?mt=8

2. Insert a hard disk into slot 1 of your NAS and then power on the NAS.


3. Connect your NAS to your local network and then make sure that your

mobile device is connected to the same network as well.


4. If an uninitialized ASUSTOR NAS is listed in the server list, AiMaster can be used to initialize and set up your NAS.

  • Click  to the right of Host/IP or Cloud ID to open the server list.
  • Select an uninitialized NAS.
  • Confirm the NAS name and IP and click Initialize.
  • Click Start Initialization, and AiMaster will start initializing your NAS after confirmation.




15. NAS initialization should now be complete. Enjoy your ASUSTOR NAS!

* If there is a problem to proceed the above steps, please submit a support ticket in our support

center for further help:


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