AOL Mail is a web-based email provided by AOL free of cost for its users. Before configuring the AOL Mail on Microsoft Outlook configuration, choose your incoming server protocol; POP or IMAP. POP stands for Post Office Protocol that downloads the mail from the server for permanent local storage. IMAP is a server protocol that downloads a copy of the emails from the server and caches emails locally on the email clients. Moreover, IMAP is a form of cloud storage, and you can access your emails whenever required from any device/client.
Carry out these steps to configure an AOL Mail account on Outlook: