AOL SMTP

AOL is formally known as the America Online which is the most popular and best Web portal and online service provider of the New York.  If you want to learn more about the AOL then you can visit this https://www.aol.com/ link. This is the official link of the AOL, here you will be able to get lot more information related to the AOL. AOL provides its services all around the world. The main service that the AOL provides to its user are web portal services and online services.

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SMTP stands for the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. The SMTP is used in sending mails and it works with both POP3 and IMAP. SMTP is used for the outgoing and the POP3 and IMAP is used for the incoming.

POP3
POP3 is used to check the secure connection when accessing the AOL incoming mail. The incoming server is pop.imap.com and the port number is 995.

IMAP
The IMAP is used to put a check mark before the secure connection (SSL). The incoming server is imap.aol.com and the port number is 993.

SMTP
SMTP is required to send the emails. And the outgoing server is smtp.aol.com and the port number is 587. It is required for the authentications.

POP3 configuration: AOL email account in windows live mail

  1. At first you will need to open the Windows Live Mail program on your Windows OS based computer device.
  2. As you open the Windows Live Mail program there you will get to see a menu bar on the top of the frame. In that menu bar you will get to see lots of menu options.
  3. Among these menu options you will need to search for the tools menu options and click on that options. As you click on that options you will get to see some more other setting options.
  4. In those setting options you will need to search and click on the accounts options. After this you will get to see a new frame on your computer desktop.
  5. In that frame you will get to see so many button in the right side of the frame. Now you will just need to search for the “ADD” button and click on that button.
  6. As you click on the “Add” button a new window frame will pop up. In that frame you will get to see some options available. Among those available options you will need to double click on the “Email Account” option.
  7. After this you will get to see a new frame with some blank fields. You will need to fill all the blank fields with the required information like AOL email address, Account password, Display name and make sure that you check the small box mentioning “Manually configure server settings for email account”. After this click on the “next” button.
  8. Now again you will get to see new frame. In this frame you will get to see a drop down option at first, in this drop down options you will need to select the POP3.
  9. In incoming server you will need provide “pop.aol.com” and in port you will need to provide 995. After this you will need to check the small check box saying “This server requires a secure connection”.
  10. And in outgoing server you will need provide “smtp.aol.com” and in port you will need to provide 587. After this you will need to check the small check box saying “My outgoing server requires authentication”.
  11. Now you will need to click on the “Finish” button. And now you have successfully set up and AOL account in Windows Live Mail using POP3.
    These are the steps required to setup the AOL account in Windows Live Mail using POP3.

AOL IMAP Setup on Windows Live Mail

  1. At first you will need to open the Windows Live Mail program on your Windows OS based computer device.
  2. As you open the Windows Live Mail program there you will get to see a menu bar on the top of the frame. In that menu bar you will get to see lots of menu options.
  3. Among these menu options you will need to search for the tools menu options and click on that options. As you click on that options you will get to see some more other setting options.
  4. In those setting options you will need to search and click on the accounts options. After this you will get to see a new frame on your computer desktop.
  5. In that frame you will get to see so many button in the right side of the frame. Now you will just need to search for the “ADD” button and click on that button.
  6. As you click on the “Add” button a new window frame will pop up. In that frame you will get to see some options available. Among those available options you will need to double click on the “Email Account” option.
  7. After this you will get to see a new frame with some blank fields. You will need to fill all the blank fields with the required information like AOL email address, Account password, Display name and make sure that you check the small box mentioning “Manually configure server settings for email account”. After this click on the “next” button.
  8. After this it will show you that your AOL email account has been successfully set up. Now you will just need to click on the “Finish” button.

These are the steps that will help you to setup your SMTP of AOL email Account in windows live mail.

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