AOL is an American online service provider. You can access your AOL emails from a browser or an email application. To check your AOL emails from an email application like Outlook, you have to add your AOL email account to it either automatically or manually. To configure your AOL IMAP settings, carry out the step-by-step instructions provided on this page.
Open the Microsoft Outlook 2010 application.
Click the File tab at the upper-left corner of the screen.
On the Email Accounts screen, click the Email tab followed by the New button.
To test your email account settings, select the Test Account Settings by clicking the Next button checkbox and click the Next button.