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

  • Where are the answers to all these questions?

    1 week ago
  • How can I make sure that all of my AOL mail automatically gets stored in icloud. Right now it only seems yo save icloud mail, which I never use. All of my emails are with aol mail

    2 weeks ago
  • I have two aol email accounts. I have been able to only add one to receive and send mail. I can not add the second one...why and help me to add it. I have deleted it from my phone, but when I try to add it it won't take.

    2 weeks ago
  • just got a new phone want to add my email to new phone

    2 weeks ago
  • I do not know why I stopped receiving email on my phone. Now it keeps asking for an IMAP..aol.com password. My email PW does not work? How do I find IMAP password? I never heard of IMAP till now! Very frustrated

    2 weeks ago
  • The messages I am deleting on my phone are not deleting from the server. How do I get it so that once deleted from the phone they are removed from the server too?

    3 weeks ago
  • I have forgotten my PW and I keep getting a message that I need an imap.aol.com password

    3 weeks ago
  • I am not able to get my emails on my iPhone any more because it says “enter the password for IMAP account”...please advise. Thanks

    1 month ago
  • I can not access my aol mail on my i phone 7 plus, ever since i changed the pass word what do i do? pLease help.

    1 month ago
  • Can I copy emails to my phone, leaving master copy on server and view all by PC

    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