Plex Media Server Update on a QNAP NAS

Unfortunately the QNAP App Center does not provide updates for 3rd party software. Therefore you need to update your Plex Media Server on the QNAP NAS manually.

QNAP App Center: V1.7.5.4035
Update available: V1.9.1.4272 (September 19, 2017)

The update can be done directly on the current installation.

Get the update file

  1. Login to Plex Media Server via your browser
  2. Download Update file to your local harddrive (e.g. PlexMediaServer_1.9.1.4272-b207937f1_arm-x31.qpkg)
  3. Logout from Plex Media Server


  1. Login to your QNAP QTS
  2. Open the QNAP App Center
  3. Click on “Install Manually” icon in the top right
  4. Browse the downloaded QPKG file and click on “Install” button
  5. Wait for the process to be finished

Check the installation

  1. Click in the App Center on the Plex Media Server Icon
  2. Double check the Current Version and Installation Date or
  3. Login to Plex Server via Browser and check if there is still an update available