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How To Configure AOL Mail Server Settings?

On this page, you'll learn how to configure AOL mail server settings.

One of the free e-mail service providers and a division of Verizon Communications, AOL, offers e-mail service through its proprietary brand. AOL mail offers mailing service only to its paid customers. This mailing service is available in 54 languages and allows you to send, receive, and manage your e-mail messages through a third-party e-mail client. 

Now, let’s see how to configure AOL email Server settings. 

To manage your AOL mail account using the third-party e-mail client, you need to manually configure the account settings. To do so, you need to know the settings.

AOL Mail Server Settings 

Incoming server settings of AOL Mail


Incoming mail server: Port: 995 SSL: Yes, required


  • Incoming mail server:
  • Port: 993
  • SSL: Yes, required

Outgoing server settings of AOL Mail


  • Outgoing mail server:
  • Port: 465
  • SSL: Yes, required

Now, let’s see how to configure AOL Mail server settings with the Outlook 2016 client.

  • Launch the Outlook 2016 e-mail client on your computer.
  • Click File > Add Account. Now, the Outlook dialog box will open.
  • Type your AOL mail account’s e-mail address in the given field and click Connect.
  • In the given field, enter your account’s password if prompted.
  • Click OK > Finish.

Congratulations! Your AOL Mail account has been configured successfully with the Outlook 2016 e-mail client.

In The iPhone Mail App

  • Open the Settings app on your iPhone.
  • Tap the Mail menu.
  • Select the Accounts option followed by Add Account.
  • Now, a list of e-mail service provider icons will be displayed on the screen.
  • Choose the AOL Mail icon.
  • In the given fields, enter your AOL Mail account’s address and password.
  • Tap Next.
  • When prompted, verify your account details displayed on the screen and tap Save.
  • In case the AOL Mail icon is not displayed on the Add Account screen, then tap Other > Add Mail Account.
  • On the New Account screen, type your name, AOL Mail e-mail address, and password in the corresponding fields. 
  • If necessary, type a short description of your account in the given field and tap Next.
  • Once the AOL mail account is configured, you’ll receive a notification message.

If you have doubts about configuring AOL mail server settings, contact us.