Release Notes for DS router

DS router is designed as your Personal Network Control Center on your Android device. From the initial setup of your Synology Router, to applying parental control settings to protect your children from inappropriate websites, or even fine-tuning your network's firewall settings, DS router makes network management truly easy, intuitive and mobile.

Version: 2.1.0-376


(2022-07-05)

What's New

  1. Supports sending notifications when a device connects for the first time to a Wi-Fi network (applicable for SRM 1.3.1 and above).
  2. Added new activity cards.
  3. Supports adding devices to the system block list from the device list.
  4. Supports managing traffic of specific devices directly from the traffic monitor page.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed the display inconsistency between DS router and SRM regarding IPTV profiles.
  2. Enhanced the stability of DS router.
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.0.1-342


(2022-05-19)
  1. Enhanced the stability of DS Router
  2. Minor bug fixed

Version: 2.0-339


(2022-05-04)

Important Note

  1. Adjusted minimum system requirements: Android 8.0 or above.
  2. Compatible with SRM 1.2 and above.

What's New

  1. Redesigned the Overview, Device, and Settings tabs and updated the overall structure of the app.
  2. Supports editing Internet connection.
  3. Supports enabling and disabling Synology Router's VPN client connections.
  4. Supports recommending actions for users to take through activity cards.
  5. Supports creating and deleting Wi-Fi names (SSIDs).
  6. Supports using Google Account and Apple ID to sign in to Synology Account.
  7. Supports setting up QuickConnect.
  8. Supports relevant SRM 1.3 functions.
  9. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.9-277


(2020-08-26)
  1. Adjusted minimum system requirements: DS router 1.2.9 is supported on Android 7.0 and above.
  2. Fixed the issue where passwords might not be properly verified for logins when the Remember me option is not ticked.
  3. Fixed the issue where DS router might crash when a web filter is added during the setup of a Safe Access profile.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.8-275


(2020-06-18)
  1. Added support for adding Wi-Fi points to a mesh Wi-Fi system via Ethernet cables during the first-time deployment.
  2. Unified the behaviors of soft reset on RT1900ac, RT2600ac, and MR2200ac: the username of administrator's account can be customized during the reset.
  3. Allowed a mesh Wi-Fi system to have Wi-Fi points running different SRM's Update versions (with the same four-digit build number) so as to enhance update experience.
  4. Fixed the issue where DS router might quit unexpectedly after users fail to accept/reject an access request via a push notification owing to Internet disconnection.
  5. Re-login to DS router is required after SRM is updated to 1.2.4.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.7-272


(2020-04-10)
  1. Removed a traffic control setting that might lead to accidental blocking of Wi-Fi points' network connections.
  2. Updated Synology's terms and conditions.
  3. Fixed the issue where the application might quit unexpectedly after the setup of mesh Wi-Fi system.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.6-265


(2019-08-30)
  1. Added support for managing requests for accessing blocked sites through the Safe Access page on DS router.
  2. Fixed the issue where the guest network might not work properly on RT1900ac after the Synology Router's first-time installation is completed through DS router.
  3. Fixed the issue where domain names containing "http://" or "https://" fail to be recognized when adding or editing custom web filters.
  4. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2.5-259


(2019-07-30)
  1. Added support for the IPv6 DS-Lite options during the first-time installation
  2. Added support for the v6plus connection in Japan
  3. Fixed an issue where DS router might fail to find routers that have not completed the first-time installation through a Wi-Fi connection
  4. Fixed an issue where the application might quit unexpectedly
  5. Fixed an issue where the system might not function properly when they use a particular account for the first-time installation

Version: 1.2.4-249


(2019-04-09)
  1. Upgraded push notification service from GCM to FCM

  2. Enhanced push notification service

  3. Supports advanced port forwarding settings

  4. Supports sharing Wi-Fi via QR code

  5. Supports Wi-Fi schedule settings

  6. Supports edit and delete options for Web Filter

  7. Fixed an issue where the application might quit unexpectedly

  8. Minor bug fixes

Version: 1.2.3-237


(2019-02-12)
  1. Fixed an issue where the Wi-Fi System might prematurely show an upgrade as complete

  2. Fixed an issue where the application might quit unexpectedly

  3. Fixed an issue where the remaining time quota of Internet access might not be displayed correctly

  4. Minor bug fixes

Version: 1.2.2-232


(2018-12-25)
  1. Fixed an issue where the WPS function on the MR2200ac might not work properly

  2. Fixed an issue where the application might quit unexpectedly

  3. Minor bug fixes

Version: 1.2.1-230


(2018-11-08)
  1. Added support for showing the names of currently applied web filters.

  2. Set HTTPS as enabled by default.

  3. Enhanced the security of login information.

  4. Fixed an issue where the application might quit unexpectedly.

  5. Fixed an issue where logging in with QuickConnect might take too long.

  6. Fixed an issue where push notifications might not be displayed properly.

  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.2-220


(2018-10-04)
  1. Added support for setting up a brand new Synology Router.

  2. Supports traffic monitor settings.

  3. Fixed an issue where the application might quit suddenly.

  4. Fixed an issue where users might fail to log in via self-certificate on Android 7.0 & 8.0.

  5. Minor bug fixes.

The following features require SRM 1.2 or later:

  • Supports Wi-Fi Connect to help users quickly deploy mesh Wi-Fi networks.

  • Supports Safe Access which enhances parental control and integrates network security functions.

  • Supports WPA3 and OWE settings to enhance Wi-Fi security.

  • Supports Smart Connect for guest networks.

Version: 1.1.8-144


(2018-06-13)
  1. Fixed an issue where DS router might not receive notifications properly on a device running on Android 8.0 or above

  2. Minor bug fixes

Version: 1.1.7-142


(2018-05-23)
  1. Updated Privacy Statement and adjusted related settings.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.6-130


(2017-09-26)
  1. Fixed an issue where devices connected to Guest Network might not be assigned IP addresses.
  2. Fixed an issue where the app might quit unexpectedly after a change in password.
  3. Fixed an issue where the app might quit unexpectedly after Push service is disabled.

Version: 1.1.5-125


(2017-08-08)
  • Added feature of Traffic Monitor
  • Added support for SRM update settings
  • Enhanced port forwarding function (SRM must be updated to 1.1.4 or above)
  • Added IPv6 support for Firewall and IP Block
  • Fixed an issue where the Status in Overview might not display properly when Smart Connect is enabled
  • Fixed an issue where Wi-Fi password in Hex format might not be saved properly with WPA/WPA2 encryption (SRM must be updated to 1.1.4 or above)
  • Fixed an issue where the app might quit unexpectedly
  • Minor bug fixes

Version: 1.1.4-091


(2017-04-27)
  • Added support for default policy in Parental Control (SRM 1.1.4 required)
  • Fixed an issue where DS router might display incorrect DNS server addresses
  • Fixed an issue where changes in web-filter settings might not be saved properly in Parental Control page
  • Fixed an issue where changes in Parental Control settings on SRM might fail to be synced to DS router

Version: 1.1.3-087


(2017-02-23)
  • Adjusted API permission based on Google account policy

Version: 1.1.3-086


(2016-12-21)
  • Added supported model: RT2600ac

Version: 1.1.2-082


(2016-09-29)
  • Supports Wake on LAN
  • Fixed an issue where opening the firewall page on DS router without setting firewall rules on SRM might cause DS router to close unexpectedly
  • Minor bug fixes

Version: 1.1.1-077


(2016-07-12)
  • Supports setting up the source port and the destination port in one firewall rule (SRM 1.1 required)
  • Supports firewall to block/allow IPv4 and IPv6 traffic from WAN to Synology Router and to the subordinate LAN/Wi-Fi devices (SRM 1.1 required)
  • Supports Wi-Fi Smart Connect (SRM 1.1 required)

Version: 1.1-071


(2016-06-16)
  • Supports showing the signal strength and link rate between your device and the Synology Router anywhere when connected through Wi-Fi
  • Supports remotely rebooting the Synology Router
  • Supports setting up multiple profiles for the custom web-filter
  • Supports Google SafeSearch
  • Supports setting up TCP/UDP port forwarding

Version: 1.0-059


(2015-10-07)

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