• 6 Steps to Set Up AOL Mail on iPhone/iPad

    | Updated on November 26, 2021

    AOL email accounts have been quite popular since 2005 when it was launched under the name AIM Mail. Having an AOL account has a lot of benefits such as you can connect with your family and friends, browse the internet, get the latest information about news, entertainment, lifestyle, and much more.

    Another highlighting feature is you can integrate AOL mail with any other email account such as Outlook and you can even set it up on mobile devices. So to enhance your convenience of checking and sending emails, you can add your AOL account on your iPad or iPhone. 

    Adding an AOL email address to iPad and iPhone is quite easy and make sure you remember your email address and password to get started with it. After adding your AOL mail account to your iPad or iPhone, you will not need to log in to your AOL mail account every time you want to check your emails, you can just take out your iPhone. 

    This article will take you through the steps to add an @aol.com email account to the Mail app on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

    Steps to Set Up AOL Account on your iPhone or iPad

    For both iPhone and iPad, the steps to be followed to add your AOL mail account are the same; so here are the steps:

    1. Go to the “Settings” app on iPad or iPhone
    Open the Settings app on your iPhone
    1. Scroll down and tap “Passwords & Accounts”
    Tap on the ‘Passwords & Accounts’ option
    1. Then under the Accounts section, tap “Add Account”
    Under the Account section, tap on ‘Add Account’
    1. For the Account Type, choose ‘AOL’
    Choose ‘AOL’ for the Account Typ
    1. Enter your AOL email address and password to log in
    2. You can select what items you want to sync to your device and then tap “Save” to finish setting up an AOL mail account on your iPhone or iPad.

    After following the above steps, you can simply open the AOL Mail app on your iPhone and you will be able to check all your emails, send new emails, reply, forward and so on using your @aol.com email address. After opening the mail app on your iOS device, just tap the ‘Mailbox icon’ in the upper left corner. 

    Manual AOL Email Configuration Server Settings

    If you want to manually configure your AOL email account on any third-party email app or on your iPhone or iPad, you can use the given mail servers depending on POP3 / SMTP or IMAP. These AOL mail IMAP and POP settings for iPhone are not required in the automatic configuration process.

    Have a look at the important AOL mail settings for iPhone:

    POP3 servers for AOL email

    • Incoming mail server (POP3): pop.aol.com, port 995 SSL
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.aol.com, port 465 SSL

    IMAP servers for AOL email

    • Incoming mail server (IMAP): imap.aol.com, port 993 SSL
    • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.aol.com, port 465 SSL

    These settings are only important when you are configuring an AOL mail account on another email client or manually setting AOL mail in iOS or iPadOS.

    Khushboo Chhibber
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