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How to Configure AOL IMAP server settings Com On a Smartphone?

AOL mail is a web-based email service provider similar to Yahoo, and Gmail. The “imap.aol.com” is the incoming mail server name for the AOL IMAP server settings in the email account. IMAP is the standard email protocol that downloads a copy of an email from the email server.

How to Configure Imap Aol Com On a Smartphone

Carry out these steps to configure imap.aol.com on an Android:

  • On your Android mobile, navigate to Settings and select the Mail app.
  • Otherwise, open the mail app directly by touching the mail shortcut icon.
  • On your mail app, go to the Settings and tap Add a new email account.
  • Type your AOL email address and password in the respective fields.
  • Select the Manual Setup button to configure the server settings. 
  • Choose IMAP as the incoming mail server for your AOL account.
  • Fill up the Username field with your AOL email address and enter the correct password for your AOL mail in the Password field.
  • Type “imap.aol.com” as the incoming mail server name and enter 993 as the incoming port number for AOL IMAP server settings. 
  • Select SSL for encrypted connection and tap Next.
  • In the SMTP server field, type “smtp.aol.com” as your outgoing mail server name and enter 465 as the outgoing port number.
  • Choose SSL for encrypted connection and select Yes if authentication is required. 
  • Tap the Done button to close the email setup window.
  • Now, the AOL mail is configured successfully on your Android mobile.

Carry out these steps to configure imap.aol.com on your iPhone:

  • On your iPhone main screen, tap the Settings icon and select the Mail, Contacts, Calendars option for AOL IMAP server settings.
  • Under Accounts, tap Add Account and choose AOL. 
  • Under Mail, in the Add Mail Account field, type your desired name in the Name field.
  • Enter your AOL email address in the Address field and type your correct password for the AOL email.
  • You can also type a small description for your AOL mail in the Description field.
  • Select IMAP and fill the incoming mail server settings under the Incoming Mail Server section.
  • Enter “imap.aol.com” as the hostname and type your AOL email address and password in the respective fields.
  • In the Outgoing Mail Server section, type “smtp.aol.com” and fill the rest of the fields.
  • Toggle both the Mail and Notes buttons ON and touch the Save button to apply the configured settings.
  • Verify the server settings by sending a test mail from the AOL account on your iPhone after the AOL IMAP server settings.