At present, most of the people are using AOL email service on their devices because of its booming or successful advanced features. Users are using their email service at mail.aol.com or the AOL app on their mobile or other devices for secure emailing. If you are selecting any other email software such as Microsoft Outlook, Windows 10 Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird, or Apple Mail to send and receive your AOL Mail, you need to enter the general configuration directions in these email programs. The correct SMTP setting is necessary to address emails through the software as mentioned above, whether using POP3 or IMAP.
Know about AOL Mail outgoing server settings:-
However, AOL is suggesting the users to using the IMAP protocol, POP3, and both of these are AOL supported. The SMTP settings are similar for both protocols for sending emails, whenever they differ for mail receiving. The AOL Mail outgoing SMTP server settings is helpful to send mail through AOL Mail from any email software or services are:-
- AOL Mail outgoing mail server (SMTP) address: smtp.aol.com
- SMTP username: Your AOL Mail screen name, which comes before “@aol.com” in your AOL Mail address. If user email id is “email@example.com”, then your corresponding screen name will be “XYZ.”
- Password: User AOL Mail account password
- Port using SSL/TLS: 587
- TLS/SSL required: Yes. Make sure SSL encryption is enabled for incoming and outgoing email.
Know about AOL receive mail settings:-
As we know, before reverting to any mail, you have to accept it first. If you want to download any mail from your AOL Mail account on your email program, enter the server setting for receiving mail. This setting is different depending on whether with IMAP or POP3 protocol. The rest of the information is the same as mentioned in the Outgoing Mail configuration.
- The incoming mail server for POP3 accounts is pop.aol.com.
- The incoming mail server for IMAP accounts is imap.aol.com.AOL.
Unavailable Features from other mail programs:-
While accessing your AOL Mail from other email software, some features will be obtainable to you. Features that are affected by some other email servers include:-
Spam button is missing. If you want to move any email as spam, you have to shift it to the email client Spam or Junk folder.
Removed Mail. You will get your deleted email in the original folder with a mark for deletion, or you will not be able to get any deleted mail at all (it depends on which email application you are using).
Received Mails. You will not accept unopened emails from AOL users.
Message Status. You will not be able to check your send mail or message status.
We hope that the given information is enough to know about AOL Mail SMTP Settings. But still, if you want to know more about it, then you can ask your all queries by AOL Support team. You can connect by dialing AOL support toll-free number to AOL certified technicians.