Why Outlook Not Working With Aol?

“Outlook not working with Aol” is a standard mail synchronization problem, and it can be solved by changing the POP and IMAP settings in Microsoft Outlook. This page will help you fix the problems that result in Outlook not working with Aol. Let’s see how to clear this problem using a step-by-step method.

Basic Email login check-up:

  • Step : 1 On your Windows computer, open the web browser and go to the Outlook sign-in page.
  • Step : 2 On this page, enter the sign-in credentials and click Sign in.
  • Step : 3 Check if there are any server issues with the Outlook mail service.
  • Step : 4 Now, go to the official Aol sign-in page.
  • Step : 5 Enter the required credentials and then click Sign in.
  • Step : 6 Check if there is any error with the Aol mail server, and ensure it is running correctly.

How to Sync Aol email with Outlook:

Sometimes, the “Outlook not working with Aol” issue might be caused due to improper synchronization of Aol mail with Outlook. To get rid of this problem, you need to sync Aol mail with Outlook properly. Follow the steps given below to do the same:

  • Step : 1 Open Microsoft Outlook on your Windows computer.
  • Step : 2 Now, click Files and then click on Add Account.
  • Step : 3 Next, click the Manual setup or additional server types radio button on the Auto Account Setup wizard.
  • Step : 4 Now, select POP and IMAP and click Next.
  • Step : 5 On the Add Account wizard, under User Information, enter your name and Aol email address in the respective fields.
  • Step : 6 Under Server Information, select the Account Type drop-down box and click POP.
  • Step : 7 Now, type “imap.aol.com” in the Incoming mail server text box.
  • Step : 8 In the Outgoing mail server (SMTP) text box, enter “smtp.aol.com”.
  • Step : 9 Under the Logon Information title, enter your Aol email address and password in the respective fields.
  • Step : 10 Now, click More Settings.
  • Step : 11 Click the Outgoing Server tab, select the Use same settings as my incoming mail server radio button and click OK.
  • Step : 12 Click the Advanced tab, select Outgoing server (SMTP), and type 465. Click OK.
  • Step : 13 Under the Delivery option, select the copy of the message on the server and then choose the Remove from server when deleted from 'Deleted Items' checkbox.
  • Step : 14 Click the Use the following type of encrypted connection drop-down box and select SSL.
  • Step : 15 Click OK and close the Internet E-Mail Settings dialog box.
  • Step : 16 Now, click Next on the Add Account screen.
  • Step : 17 Now, Outlook will test the account settings you have entered.
  • Step : 18 Under the Task tab, check the Log on incoming mail server (POP3) and Send test e-mail message boxes.
  • Step : 19 Now, click the Send and Receive button at the top of the Outlook screen.
  • Step : 20 Wait for a few seconds, and Aol mail will automatically load into the Outlook inbox.

How to solve Outlook not working with Aol:

  • Step : 1 Open Microsoft Outlook on your Windows computer.
  • Step : 2 Click Files and choose Add Accounts. Type the Aol email address in the Email Address bar and click Connect.
  • Step : 3 Now, click IMAP or POP on the Advanced setup screen.
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  • Step : 4 On the POP Account Settings screen, under Incoming mail, type“pop.aol.com” in the Server box and enter “995” in the Port box.
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  • Step : 5 Under Outgoing mail, type “smtp.aol.com” and “465” in the respective fields.
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  • Step : 6 Click Next. On the next screen, type your Aol email account password and click Connect.
  • Step : 7 If you see the Something went wrong popup message, follow the steps given below.
  • Step : 8 Go to the Aol sign-in webpage.
  • Step : 9 Sign in to your Aol mail account using the login credentials.
  • Step : 10 In the top-right corner of Aol mail, click the profile icon and then click My Profile.
  • Step : 11 Now, select Account Security on the left side of the Aol webpage.
  • Step : 12 On the Account Security page, scroll down and click Generate app password.
  • Step : 13 Now, the App passwords window pops up. Click the Select an app drop-down box, select Outlook Desktop, and then click the Generate button.
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  • Step : 14 Now, copy the password.
  • Step : 15 Next, click Change Account Settings, check the POP Account Settings, and then click Next.
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  • Step : 16 On the next screen, paste the password and click Connect.
  • Step : 17 Wait for a few seconds; Outlook will add Aol mail.
  • Step : 18 Open the Outlook app and click Send/Receive tab.
  • Step : 19 Under the Send/Receive tab, click Send/Receive All Folders.
  • Step : 20 Now, Aol mail will sync with your Outlook mail. Within a few seconds, your Aol mails will appear in the Outlook inbox one by one.
  • Step : 21 Now we have seen how to fix Outlook Not Working With Aol issue.
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