AOL Email Settings for Outlook
If you an Outlook user and use it for maintaining your to-do list, keeping your schedule and for maintaining your account then it would be a good option for you to access the AOL email settings for the Outlook. Fortunately, AOL offers IMAP access, you can easily add AOL email settings to your Outlook account just by following the few steps. Some of the settings and not standard, thus it is important that you must give proper attention while creating an account.
Setup AOL email account in Outlook
Below the steps are given to do AOL email settings for outlook account. Follow these steps very carefully to avoid any hassle or mistake in the process:
Access the Files>> Account Settings>> Account Settings menu for opening the Account Settings window. In the early version of Outlook, you can open this screen via Tools>> Account Settings.
In the email tab, click on New button.
Choose the Bubble next top the Additional Server Types or Manual Setup.
Click on Next.
Select IMAP or POP from the list and click on Next.
In the Add Account, fill the following details:
- Your name, email address. You need to enter the full AOL address for AOL outlook settings. For example – firstname.lastname@example.org.
- In the section of Server Information, select IMAP from the drop-down menu. For incoming mail server, select imap.aol.com and for outgoing mail server, select smtp.aol.com.
- Enter the AOL username and password in the field present at the bottom of Add Account screen, but don’t include aol.com portion. For example- if your email ID is email@example.com, just write abc.
- Make sure that your remember password box is checked thus you do not need to write the password every time for using the account.
Proceed further with AOL outlook settings and click on More Settings option.
Open the outgoing server tab.
Check “ My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication) box.
In the Internet Email Settings window of Advanced tab, enter 587 in the Outgoing Server Area.
Click on OK to save the settings.
In the Add account window, select Next>.
Outlook may send you a message to test AOL email settings for outlook m, you can click the close on that window.
Click on Finish for closing Add Account window.
Select close to exit the account settings.
By following these easy and simple steps, you can have successful AOL email settings for outlook. Follow each step very carefully to avoid the mistakes and complete the process successfully.