Fix: AOL Email Will Not Sync on Android

Scroll down this page to know what to do if the AOL Email Will Not Sync on Android.

AOL Email Will Not Sync on Android

AOL Mail is a division of Version communications that provides free e-mail service to its customers. This e-mail service is available in 54 languages and can be accessed using web browsers. You can also configure and access your AOL Mail account on Android and iOS devices using the AOL mail app.


Some AOL Mail users have encountered an issue while syncing their accounts. The below section explains what to do when the AOL e-mail fails to sync on Android.

Basic solutions

  • Check if your Android phone is connected to the internet.
  • If not, connect it and then try to sync the e-mails on your Android phone.
  • Make sure that you have entered your AOL Mail account settings correctly during the configuration.
  • See if the settings of your Android phone is blocking the sync process. If yes, modify it and then perform the synchronization.

Advanced solutions

Method 1: Update your Android device OS

If the operating system is outdated, it may also cause a sync problem. Check whether your Android phone’s OS is up-to-date. If not, update it as given in the below instructions.

  • Connect your Android phone to the internet.
  • Open  Settings. Tap on the About Phone option.
  • Tap on the  Software Information option followed by the Software Update button.
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  • If an OS update is available, it will be initiated shortly.

Note: Based on the Android OS version, the software update procedure may vary. But the overall process is the same.

Method 2: Re-add your AOL Mail account

  • Launch the AOL Mail app.
  • Tap on the Settings icon.
  • Select the  Manage Accounts option followed by the account that you want to delete.
  • Tap the Edit option followed by Remove.
  • Now, close the AOL mail app completely and restart it.
  • Tap  Settings > Manage Account > Add Account.
  • Enter your AOL mail account credentials in the given fields and check whether the AOL e-mail not syncing issue is resolved.

If the issue persists, then reinstall the AOL mail app on your Android phone.

Method 3: Reinstall the AOL Mail app

  • On the Settings screen of your Android phone, tap on the Apps option.
  • Select  AOL > Uninstall > OK.
  • Now, launch Google Play Store and reinstall the AOL mail app on your Android phone.
  • Once the app is reinstalled, reconfigure your AOL mail account and try to sync your e-mail account.

If the AOL Email Will Not Sync on Android even after performing the steps given on this page, then contact our technical experts.

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