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

  • the name from my sent emails need to be changed.... from Sharon Olsen to Bill Olsen...how do I do that on an iphone?

    2 days ago
  • since update cannot get e-mails on my i-phone imap.aol.com not responding

    5 days ago
  • I can't receive emails since update 12.3.1. Shows as " imap.aol.com" not responding

    1 week ago
  • What is the IMAP password?

    1 week ago
  • Lost me email in my cell phone as got scammed I believe by mymail.com. What do I do to get my aol back.

    1 week ago
  • Lost me email in my cell phone as got scammed I believe by mymail.com. What do I do to get my aol back.

    1 week ago
  • Phonehasnoaddaccount

    2 weeks ago
  • I have updated all my emails and filed in to sub folders on AOL web site, but on my iPhone, iPad it has not updated, it use to why not now?

    2 weeks ago
  • I'm having the same problem with re-connecting to AOL on my iphone since installing IOS 12.3.1 today. As somebody else has asked previously, where are the answers to our questions, because your step by step fix above has not worked.

    3 weeks ago
  • I recently lost access (today) to my email account it said my password was incorrect, I have since logged in on line and changed my password, I have changed the password on both my I phone and I pad and they still say password is incorrect. I have reloaded settings and restarted and still no good. Was is going on

    3 weeks 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