How to access an AOL email account with Outlook

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  1. Select “Tools | Email Accounts…” from the menu
  2. Make sure “Add a new email account” is selected
  3. Select “IMAP”
  4. Enter your name under “Your name:”
  5. Enter “imap.aol.com” under “Incoming Mail Server (IMAP):”
  6. Go to the “Server Outgoing” tab
  7. Now go to the “Advanced” tab
  8. Now click on “Next >” and then on “Finish”

Select “Tools | Email Accounts…” from the menu

  • Select Resources | Email accounts… from the menu.

Make sure “Add a new email account” is selected

  • Make sure it is selected Add a new email account

  • Click Next>

Select “IMAP”

  • Select IMAP

  • Click Next>

Enter your name under “Your name:”

  • Enter your name in the field Your name:

  • Enter your AOL email address (for example, your AOL screen name plus “@aol.com”, “[email protected]”) in the field E-mail address:

  • Make sure your AOL screen name is listed in the box User name:

  • Enter your AOL password in the field Password:

Enter “imap.aol.com” under “Incoming Mail Server (IMAP):”

  • Enter “imap.aol.com” in the field Incoming mail server (IMAP):

  • Enter “smtp.aol.com” in the field Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

  • Click Additional settings…

Go to the “Server Outgoing” tab

  • Go to the tab Outgoing server

  • know for sure My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication the checkbox is checked.

    • Leave the default Use the same settings as on my server for incoming mail without changes.

Now go to the “Advanced” tab

  • Now go to the tab Additionally

  • Enter “587” in the field Server Port Numbers for Outgoing server (SMTP):

  • Click Okay

Now click on “Next >” and then on “Finish”

“and then “Done””
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  • Now click Next > and then Done.

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