Windows Phone - AOL mail setup

Set up Windows Phone AOL

On this page you'll find the AOL mail settings for Windows Phone 8. 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 Windows Phone 8.

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 On Start, flick left to the App list, tap Settings Settings icon, and then tap Email + accounts.

2 Tap Add an account > Other account.

3 Enter your email adress and password and tap next

4 Tap Internetmail and enter the following information:

Account name: choose a name for the mail account
Your name: enter your own name

Incoming e-mail server: imap.aol.com
Accounttype: imap
Username: email
Password: your email-password

Outgoing e-mail (SMTP) server: smtp.aol.com
Outgoing server requires authentication: yes
Use the same credentials as for the incoming email setup.

5 Tap advanced settings, choose your download settings and tap sign in.

Question and Answer

  • No matter what I try I cannot get AOL email on my Microsoft Lumia 635 phone

    6 months ago
  • The above did not work because when I tapped email and accounts, I got no further, I just got the same list back again!

    6 months ago
  • When are you going to release an app for Windows 10 mobile?

    9 months ago
  • I have set my wife phone to all my aol settings and get error 80072F30

    9 months ago
  • I have set my wife phone to your instrutions I keep getting imformation in correct

    9 months ago
  • Hi issu

    9 months ago
  • Suddenly I can't log into my Aol Account on my Nokia Lumia 635 phone. It says it is not supported but I am on windows 8.1 and always have been. Can you help please?

    1 year ago
  • Suddenly I can't log into my Aol Account on my Nokia Lumia 635 phone. It says it is not supported but I am on windows 8.1 and always have been. Can you help please?

    1 year ago
  • When I send a email test message to my email carrol215@aol.com from an alternate email address.I didn't receive that message

    1 year ago
  • Does anyone know how to remove AOL contacts from Nokia Lumia 521? I remove them online but they still remain in my phone! I even uninstalled and re added the acct. Help! Neither t-Mobile or AOL have been of any assistance.

    2 years 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