AOL email settings for iPhone

On this page you find the AOL mail settings for iPhone. Follow the step-by-step iPhone guide or use the settings overview with the imap and pop3 server email settings for AOL.

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 465
Requires sign-in yes

iPhone guide to setup AOL mail

1 Open 'Settings', click on 'Passwords & accounts' and 'Add account'.

Click on your provider name if it's listed, otherwise click on 'Other'

2 Choose 'Add mail account', and enter the following information:

Name: your own name
Email: your AOL email address
Password: your AOL email password
Description: a personal description

3 Choose imap and enter the following details under 'Incoming mail server':

Hostname: imap.aol.com
Username: your AOL email address
Password: your AOL email password

4 Under 'Outgoing mail server' enter the details below and choose 'next':

Hostname: smtp.aol.com
Username: your AOL email address
Password: your AOL email password

5 Make sure 'Email' is checked and click 'Save'.

Your email account is now saved. In the next steps we check if all settings are correct.

6 Click on your newly created email address and choose 'Advanced'. Make sure that the following data is correct under 'Incoming server':

Use SSL: on
Identity check: password
Server port: 993

7 Go back to the previous screen and under 'Outgoing server' click on smtp.aol.com. Make sure the following information is correct:

Use SSL: on
Identity check: password
Server port: 465

8 Choose 'Done' at the top right and restart the iPhone to activate the settings.

Congratulations, your account is now set up. Open the mail app to use your account.

Question and Answer

Have a question regarding your iPhone email setup or think you can help other AOL users out? Please comment below!

  • How will I receive my answer(s)?

    1 month ago
  • iOS mail app allows me to move folders around that I've created for gMail, but not AOL folders I've created. How can I move AOL folders?

    1 month ago
  • My email will not load onto my iPhone

    1 month ago
  • Followed set up carefully but have following message The user name or password for AOL is incorrect. Checked on lap top and all is fine

    2 months ago
  • imap mail server is not working on iPhone 7

    3 months ago
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    3 months ago
  • My incoming server disappeared off my iPhone 10. I can send mail but incoming is empty on phone. Email answer to ljankeloff@herricks.org ThankYou

    3 months ago
  • I phone 7 - Followed instructions but get error"Mail server smtp.aol.com is not responding. Tried several times. Thanks -

    4 months ago
  • #10. Server port: 993. How can I change to imap.aol.com? Iphone 11. I have followed all your instructions and says imap.aol.com is not responding.

    4 months ago
  • My mail stopped coming they on my iPhone. I am getting an error message.

    4 months ago