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How To Fix Outlook AOL IMAP Not Working?

To resolve the AOL IMAP not working on your Microsoft Outlook email client, perform the instructions mentioned below.

  • Step 1:Ensure that the entered server settings are correct.
  • Step 2:The server settings are provided here for your reference.
  • Step 3:Incoming Mail Server -
  • Step 4:Outgoing Mail Server -
  • Step 5:The domain name of the AOL account should be
  • Step 6:Port for the incoming mail server (IMAP) - 993
  • Step 7:Port for the outgoing mail server (SMTP) - 465 or 587
  • Step 8:If all the server settings are correct, delete the existing AOL email account from the Microsoft Outlook application.
  • Now, re-add the AOL email account on the Outlook application as per the steps given here.

  • Step 1:After opening the Microsoft Outlook application on your computer, select the following options.
    • File
    • Info
    • Add Account
    • Manual setup or additional server type
    • POP or IMAP
  • Step 2:The POP and IMAP Account Settings dialog window will display on the screen.
How to fix if the AOL IMAP not working
  • Step 3:Fill the Your Name, Email Address, Incoming Mail Server, Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP), User Name, and Password fields with valid details.
  • Step 4:Make sure to choose the IMAP protocol from the Account Type drop-down list.
  • Step 5:To set the necessary additional settings, click the More Settings button in the POP and IMAP Account Settings window if the AOL IMAP not working .

Outgoing Server:

Select both the ‘My outgoing server requires authentication’ and ‘Use the same settings as my incoming mail server’ options.


  • Step 1:Provide the correct information in the necessary fields, select the OK option, and click the Next button.
  • Step 2:Close the configuration window once the AOL account is added to the Microsoft Outlook email client.
  • Step 3:Click the Call button provided below to get remote assistance from our technical experts in resolving the ‘AOL IMAP not working Outlook email client’ problem.