How to Resolve IMAP Problems on AOL Email?



    AOL is one of the largely used email clients known for providing web portal and online services. AOL is successfully adding new technology to its already existing services and features. Its number of services include the internet service provider, mobile network service provider, broadband services and email services, etc. AOL holds a great user base which is all because of its amazing services. However, with a technical product, problems can occur anytime. Such an error arises when there are issues with IMAP settings for AOL email. You can get direct help for this purpose via AOL Support Number.


    AOL recommends you to use IMAP settings and not POP3, however, both of them are supported. Difference between both of them is that IMAP helps the app or other services synchronized with the AOL email account. When you set up the AOL email account in a different email provider, you have to enter specific information. This allows the other provider access your AOL mail. You are required to enter certain IMAP settings to access your AOL mail at a different email provider which are as follows:


    1. AOL Mail IMAP server address:

    2. AOL Mail IMAP user name: Complete AOL Mail email address. For AOL, this is your AOL screen name plus ‘,’

    3. AOL Mail IMAP password: AOL Mail password.

    4. AOL Mail IMAP port: 993.

    5. AOL Mail IMAP TLS/SSL required: yes.

    These settings allow you to receive AOL mail. But in order to be able to send new email from your AOL account, you need to enter these SMTP settings in the correct field to send outgoing email using your AOL email account from any mail program.

    SMTP Outgoing Server Address:

    SMTP port: 587

    SMTP security: STARTTLS

    SMTP Username: Complete AOL Mail email address, such as ‘’

    SMTP password: AOL Mail password that you use to log in to AOL


    When you use AOL from another email application, you might not be able to use some of its features:

    • You will not be able to retrieve unopened mail from AOL users and check the status of a sent message.

    • You will not be able to access the Report Spam button.

    • Some email applications don’t show the option for deleted mail.

    This is how you can correct the IMAP settings of your AOL mail account and fix the related issue. For the situations where you are still facing issues with IMAP settings or have any other issue with AOL email client, you can simply give a call at the AOL customer service phone number. The technical representatives will help you by providing appropriate technical assistance and solutions. They are working round the clock to provide you with the best technical support regarding AOL.


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