AOL MAIL IMAP SETTINGS - BRIEF STEPS

Aol Mail Imap Settings

This page covers AOL Mail IMAP settings and tells you how to use them to configure your AOL mail account with the popular e-mail applications. 

IMAP Settings of AOL mail

  • Step 1:Incoming mail server (IMAP): imap.aol.com Port: 993
  • Step 2:Security type: SSL

SMTP settings

  • Step 1:Outgoing mail server: smtp.aol.com
  • Step 2:Port: 465
  • Step 3:Security type: SSL

Using these settings, you can configure your AOL mail account with popular e-mail applications, like Outlook, Thunderbird, etc. The below section explains how to configure AOL mail using the IMAP settings on the Outlook 2016, iPhone Mail, and Android Mail applications.

For Outlook 2016

  • Step 1:On your laptop or desktop, open the Outlook 2016 application.
  • Step 2:Go to the File menu, followed by Info.
  • Step 3:In the Account Information window of Outlook, click on the Add Settings button.
  • Step 4:Now, a dialog box titled Add Account will open.
  • Step 5:Select the Manual setup option and click Next steps in AOL Mail Imap Settings
  • Step 6:In the Choose your Account Type window, select the POP or IMAP option.
  • Step 7:Now, the POP and IMAP Account Settings dialog box will appear on the screen.
  • Step 8:Type the following details in the User Information, Server Information, and Logon Information sections.
  • User Information

    Your Name: “Type your name.”

    E-mail address: “Your AOL mail account address”

    Server Information

    Account Type: Select IMAP

    Incoming mail server: imap.aol.com

    Outgoing mail server: smtp.aol.com

    Logon Information

    User Name: “Your AOL mail account address”

    Password: “Your AOL mail account password”

  • Step 9:Select the Remember password option if necessary.
  • Step 10:Now, click on the More Settings button in the same window to access the advanced settings.
  • Step 11:In the Internet E-mail Settings dialog box, click on the Outgoing Server tab.
  • Step 12:Enable the first two options that say “My outgoing server…” & “Use same settings…” and click OK.
  • Step 13:Now, click on the Advanced tab in the same dialog box.
  • Step 14:Enter your AOL mail IMAP Settings and SMTP server ports and security types correctly in the respective fields. Click OK > Test Account Settings.
  • Step 15:Now, if you receive the test mail successfully, then it means your AOL mail account using the IMAP settings is configured correctly.

For the Android Mail app (Gmail app)

  • Step 1:Launch the Gmail application.
  • Step 2:Go to the Settings menu of the application.
  • Step 3:Tap Add Account > Other.
  • Step 4:In the Enter your e-mail address field, type your AOL mail account address correctly, and tap on the MANUL SETUP button.
  • Step 5:Choose the Exchange option.
  • Step 6:Complete the AOL Mail account setup process by following the on-screen instructions.

For iPhone

  • Step 1:Open the Settings screen of your iPhone.
  • Step 2:Tap Mail > Accounts > Add Account > AOL Mail.
  • Step 3:Type your AOL mail account’s address and password in the given fields.
  • Step 4:Verify your account by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Step 5:Enter your account settings when prompted, and tap Save to complete the AOL Mail account configuration via IMAP settings.

To know more about the AOL Mail IMAP settings, contact us.

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