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How to configure AOL IMAP settings Outlook 2016?

One needs to make the right choice between the two protocols, the IMAP or POP while configuring email clients to access email accounts.Email clients like Outlook support the user to simplify their daily tasks. It's a one-spot service that runs multiple functions and also ensures a maximum security level. Scroll down this page to configure your AOL IMAP settings Outlook 2016.

AOL IMAP Settings Outlook 2016 

You can use your AOL mail account in Outlook 2016 without installing any other software. The process involves setting up of IMAP account in Outlook 2016. 

On this page, we'll assist you through the steps with which you can configure AOL IMAP settings in Outlook 2016.

On your device, open Outlook 2016 and select the File tab at the top-left corner of the window.

  • Click the Add account button and a new Outlook window would show up on your screen.
  • Click the Manual setup or additional server type radio button in the Add Account window and then click on Next.
  • Select the POP or IMAP radio button and click Next.
  • Type your name and email address in the respective fields and input the following information:

Account type: IMAP

Incoming mail server: imap.aol.com

Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.aol.com

  • Enter your login information and click Next. 
  • Navigate to the More settings section and select the Outgoing server tab.
  • Tick on the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication checkbox and Use same settings as my incoming mail server radio button.
  • In the same window, go to the Advanced tab and confirm the following information:

Incoming server (IMAP): 993 or 143

Incoming server encrypted connection: SSL

Outgoing server (SMTP): 587

Outgoing server encrypted connection: TLS

  • Click OK once you are done with the verification.
  • Finally, click Finish to complete the process.
  • You have now successfully configured AOL IMAP settings Outlook 2016 .