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Is AOL a POP3 or IMAP account?

Is AOL a POP3 or IMAP account?

Use POP or IMAP to sync AOL Mail on a third-party app or download your email

Protocol Server Settings
POP 3 Incoming mail server (POP3): pop.aol.com Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.aol.com
IMAP Incoming mail server (IMAP): imap.aol.com Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.aol.com

How do I set up IMAP on my iPhone for AOL?

How to Add AOL Account to Mail on iPad & iPhone

  1. Open the “Settings” app on iPad or iPhone.
  2. Scroll down and choose “Passwords & Accounts” (on earlier iOS versions, choose “Mail” instead)
  3. Choose “Add Account” under the accounts section.
  4. Choose “AOL” as the account type.

Why won’t my AOL account work on my iPhone?

If the AOL app isn’t working on your mobile device, don’t get frustrated. If you’re receiving an error message when trying to sign in or add an account in the AOL app, you may need to reset your password. Update your device’s software. The AOL app works best on the latest version of iOS software.

How do you know if my email is POP3 or IMAP?

If you get your email from a web site, it’s IMAP. If you download it to a mail client without using a web browser, it’s probably POP3. If you were using Microsoft Exchange, you’d know it: it’s ancient. (Replaced by Outlook.)

What is my IMAP password for AOL?

AOL Mail IMAP Settings

AOL Mail IMAP server address imap.aol.com
AOL Mail IMAP username Your full AOL Mail email address. For AOL email, this is your AOL screen name plus @aol.com, for example, [email protected]
AOL Mail IMAP password Your AOL Mail password
AOL Mail IMAP port 993
AOL Mail IMAP TLS/SSL required Yes

Why is my AOL email not working?

Try clearing your browser’s cache and cookies. The cache and cookies on your browser might prevent AOL Mail from loading or make it slower than usual. Disable the antivirus protection on your computer/device. In such a case, you simply have to wait a few minutes and then try accessing AOL Mail.

Should I use POP or IMAP?

IMAP is better if you are going to be accessing your email from multiple devices, such as a work computer and a smart phone. POP3 works better if you are only using one device, but have a very large number of emails. It is also better if you have a poor internet connection and need to access your emails offline.