Don’t know anything about AOL Mail? Or wanna know more about AOL Mail? Hey, don’t you worry anymore! You are in the right place. Here’s a tutorial for you. In this blog tutorial, you will learn about how to use AOL Mail, sign up and log in to an AOL mail account. You can even learn to reset you the password that you have already forgotten, and many more below.
About AOL Mail
To begin with, AOL stands for America Online long. Generally, AOL Mail (also called AIM Mail) is a free web-based email service provided by AOL. In short, AOL is a division of Verizon Communications launched on March 21, 2004. It is quite a simple email service for personal use and for keeping in touch with everybody. It is available free to anybody. At first, it was not free for everyone and just available for AOL subscribers. Even though, they also have to use special software. But now, you don’t have to be an AOL subscriber and don’t require special software to use AOL mail. Therefore, it is available for anyone. Indeed, that’s why AOL Mail is available in altogether 54 languages.
Like other Webmail programs, AOL Mail runs over the Internet using standard Web browsers. You can get easy access to it via Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and others. AOL Mail has given the features of unlimited email storage. The unique features such as SSL based process, spell checker, spam & virus protection. In AOL, a user has scope for the creation of customized folders just like in Yahoo mail and Outlook mail. It allows you to organize and store the message in drafts, inbox, etc. as per your requirement.
Now, let’s move on to the tutorial part. Read below to learn to get a new AOL mail account. Also, you read all to learn how you can log in to your existing AOL mail and reset the forgotten password.
AOL mail Sign Up | Account Registration
Are you new to AOL Mail? You don’t have to feel difficult while signing up in AOL Mail. You can run AOL Mail easily using devices like laptops or phones. The process is all ditto for both mobile phones and computers. Although, the only difference is that you can download and proceed with the AOL mobile app. For smartphones, you can download and install the AOL app via play store for free.
You need to sign up AOL mail in order to use the services provided by AOL mail. It’s an obvious thing. Of course, you know it already. Here, we have enlisted very simple and easy steps for you.
Step 1: First of all, for creating a new AOL Mail account, simply visit the official website of AOL. Open your web browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, or any other browsers).
Step 2: Enter the correct URL ‘www.aol.com‘ in the address bar. Or you can simply reach to this URL by searching keywords related to ‘AOL Sign up’ in any search engine. Then you will see the homepage of AOL mail on the next page like below.
Step 3: On the homepage, you’ll see the ‘Login/Join’ option in the top menu bar at the right corner. By clicking onto it, you will land to a new page. Now, there you will see a sign-in form. Since you don’t have an AOL account at the moment.
You will find it with a blank spot to enter a username or email address or phone number and password. But these won’t help you out unless you already have an account.
Step 4: For a new AOL account you have to click the ‘Create an account’ button. After that, this will take you to a new sign up page. Here, you will be asked to enter some basic information like your full name, username, date of birth. You also need to enter the preferred AOL email address you’d like to have, and the password you like. In addition to it, you also have to enter your phone number and gender as well.
Step 5: More important! You have to use validate username. Else a notice appears along with suggestions if the username is already taken. If so is the case, try next or simply click one of the suggestions. If you see a green checkmark, then the username is available for you to use.
Step 6: Now enter your valid email address and legit phone number along with your country code. If you don’t have provided a legit phone number, then you will get an error message or you won’t able to verify the account.
Step 7: Equally important, choose a strong password that is 6 to 16 characters in length. Enter it in both password fields for confirmation. For strong security, the password should contain a combination of letters, capitalization, numbers, and symbols.
Step 8: Select your date of birth and gender respectively. Then click on the ‘Continue’ button after accepting the terms and policies.
Step 9: Next you have to Click on ‘Text me a Verification code’ in the verification page. It will send verification code to the number that you provided then enter that code received.
Step 10: In addition, click the ‘Set a Security Question’ drop-down menu, select a security question, and answer it correctly in the next line. This question helps with password recovery for the future easily.
Finally, after submitting all your requested personal information, you can send/receive e-mail. You can enjoy the web portal and instant messaging using your own account.
Congratulations, on getting yourself a brand new AOL mail account. Now, you can enjoy and easily send emails from your @aol.com email address to anybody else you like. Also, read below to learn how you can log in to your AOL account. You may need to learn so that you can easily log in back to your AOL later anytime from any device being anywhere.
Watch this Video Guide to Learn to Create AOL Account:
Log In to your AOL Mail
Do you already have an account on AOL Mail? In this case, you can skip the first part of this article and can continue to log in to your AOL Mail account. You just have to follow the instructions below.
Similar to the sign-up process, you can log in to AOL via phone or computer. Either way, the procedure is just the same. For easy access, you may download and use the AOL app on your smartphone for free. Then follow the instructions provided below.
Step 1: To sign in via online (without the AOL app), you’ll first have to visit the website ‘www.aol.com’. You are free to use any web browser.
Step 2: You have to click the ‘Login/Join’ button on the right corner at the top menu bar of the homepage. Then it will take you to the new ‘Login Page’ where you have to fill some required credentials.
Step 3: Now enter your username, email address, or phone number. (e.g. email@example.com). The information you provided must be the same and correct that you use while creating an account. Otherwise, you will not be allowed to log in to AOL Mail.
Step 4: Then you’ll have to click the ‘Next’ button just below.
Step 5: Here you will be asked to enter your AOL password. If you remember it, simply type it in. Or have your password save manager fill it in automatically.
Step 6: After entering your username and password tap on the ‘Submit’ button below on the page.
If you have entered the valid login credentials correctly, you will be let into your AOL account. Thus, you’re all set up to use your AOL Mail. Get ready to make the most out of it.
If you want to check whether you have logged in/ signed in successfully or not? That’s very easy. You will see your username at the top right corner which you have entered recently while logging into your account. You can confirm your username so.
Watch this Video Guide to Learn to Login AOL:
Recover Your AOL mail Account | Forgot Password
Forgot your AOL mail account Password? Is it possible to log in to an AOL account without knowing the password? Need to login to AOL but forgotten the password? Want to recover your AOL mail account? Now! No more to worry about. Take a look below.
Yes, fortunately, it is possible to recover and reset the password of your valid AOL account. It is a new normal that we forget our account password. It is the result of busy days and having us to remember lots of credentials for different accounts. As we all know that sometime somehow we forget our account password and username. Well, Good news! people. You can easily recover your AOL mail account in a few minutes. If you want to recover your existing AOL mail account, follow the below procedures.
Are you curious about how to recover AOL Mail when you forget your account password? You just need to follow the simple steps mentioned below. It’s not that difficult at all.
Step 1: Getting started, you will first have to visit the official website of AOL that is ‘www.aol.com’. Or more easy and quick tap and open the AOL icon on the app list on your mobile device. AOL app is free to download and use for any mobile device. You may download and install it on your phone via the play store or app store.
Step 2: After landing on the AOL mail homepage you have to click on the ‘Login/Join’ button on the right side at the top menu bar. It will take you to the new page with a sign-in form. Again back to the sign-in screen.
Step 3: In case if you don’t remember your username, just click the ‘Forgot username?’ link. It is situated just below the ‘Next’ button after the sign-in fields.
Step 4: Likewise with your username, the same condition is applied with the password. But first, enter your correct username and hit the ‘Next’ button. Now just click the ‘Forgot password?’ button on the new screen where you are supposed to enter your password.
Step 5: After that, choose one of the options to reset it (usually by a phone number or an alternate email). So that the verification code will be sent to you via the medium you chose.
Step 6: Forward you will be asked to enter the verification code that is sent to your phone or email. And you will have to get your account confirmed.
Step 7: Once you are done with your account confirmation, then click on ‘Create a new password’. There you can create a new password. After that click on ‘Continue’ to proceed further.
Correspondingly, you can sign in with the new password or username according to what you have reset.
Hooray! You’re ready to get back into your AOL account and start cleaning out all that old junk mail. Next time, to save your time and energy, keep your credentials safe in your notebook or notes folder.
AOL Mail Log Out
In the above article, there is described how to log in and create a new AOL mail account. After that, we learned to login to the existing AOL account. Following that, we learned how we can reset the password and username. Now, here we will learn how we can log out of our AOL account from any device safely.
Are you using a computer device to open an AOL Email account? Then it would be better to log out of it right away after the use. For the security thing, you know. Are you curious about how to logout AOL Mail? Let’s get an answer to your curiosity.
After you are logged to the AOL mail account, you just need to follow the simple tips mentioned below. It’s a two-step task.
Step 1: Check if you are logged in already. You can confirm your AOL account from the username or profile icon at the top-right corner of the AOL screen.
Step 2: After confirmation of your AOL account then go to the same right-side. Nearby the profile icon, click on the ‘Sign out’ push button.
Tada! Now, your AOL mail account has successfully logged out. Once you are logged out, you can sign in again to your account. For that, you just have to follow the sign-in procedure to enjoy the AOL services again.