AOL mail setup iPhone

Set up iPhone AOL

On this page you'll find the AOL mail settings for iPhone and iPad. Besides an overview with the imap and pop3 server mailsettings for AOL, we offer you a comprehensive guide for setting up your AOL email on your iPhone or iPad.

The exact steps may vary by model, but all the settings can to be found here. If you don't succeed or you think something is not right, do not hesitate to ask your question at the bottom of the page!

1 Choose settings

2 Scroll down and choose Mail, Contacts and Calendars

3 Tap Add account and select Other

4 Tap Add Mail Account and enter the following information:

Name: your name
Email: your AOL email-address
Password: your AOL email-password
Description: enter "AOL"

5 Choose imap under incoming mail server and enter the following information:

Hostname: imap.aol.com
Username: email
Password: your email-password

6 Scroll down and under outgoing mail server, enter the following information:

Hostname: smtp.aol.com
Username: email
Password: your email-password

7 Tap save and in select your emailadress in the next screen.

8 Scroll down and under outgoing mail server choose SMTP.

9 Under Main server select smtp.aol.com and make sure the following information is displayed:

SSL: ssl
Serverport: 587

10 Tap done and go to the previous screen. Choose Advanced and make sure the following information is correct:

SSL: ssl
Serverport: imap.aol.com

11 Again, go back to the previous screen. Restart your iPhone to finish the setup!

Question and Answer

  • Do NOT use the AOL app and try the following: START by navigating to login.aol.com/account/security Use any browser and follow the login prompt. NEXT, Enable the last option of that page: Allow apps that use less secure sign in. [X] NOW you can follow the instructions included on this website with much better results.

    6 days ago
  • I cannot get my Emails on my IPhone and I just have. Mail setting. Help!

    1 week ago
  • I cannot get my Emails on my IPhone and I just have. Mail setting. Help!

    1 week ago
  • I cannot get my Emails on my IPhone and I just have. Mail setting. Help!

    1 week ago
  • Difficulty in getting mail on my iPad and iphone

    2 weeks ago
  • Not sure why I’m asked for my email address? I can’t receive them......I have the same issue as the other folks. HELP!!!!!

    2 weeks ago
  • SAME PROBLEM AS ALL OF THESE FOLKS. SERIOUSLY NO ANSWER?? WTH?

    3 weeks ago
  • email stop working on iPhone- have done everything possible -even called genius of the world bar for hours and guess what- either there is a flu which has crippled AOL-Apple interactivity or AOL is running a customer bend ova appreciation configuration. Guess what- Plenty of ways to socialize-bye-bye

    1 month ago
  • I have a iPhone 6s. Unable to receive or send mail. Deleted email account. Tried to set it up again. I need to know the preferred email server settings. I would appreciate the help!!

    1 month ago
  • Hello, Since yesterday, I cannot access my emails on the Mail app of my iPad and my 2 iPhones (6 & 7). I tried to cancel the account and add it again. The incoming IMAP server does not appear. I am still able to receive emails on Safari. I called AppleCare. They stated the problem was with Aol. Could you please help ? Thank you. Regards, Pascal

    1 month ago

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Mail settings AOL

POP / IMAP imap
Incoming server imap.aol.com
Incoming port 993
SSl (security) incoming ssl
Outgoing server smtp.aol.com
Outgoing port 587
Requires sign-in yes