How Do I Recover/Reset My AOL Email Password?

recover/reset AOL mail password

You might be missing on a lot of things when you are not able to login to your email account. Missing work cannot be accounted especially if it is a work email ID. In any case, you need to recover that account to know what happened while you were gone.

If you have forgotten the password for your AOL account, you’ve come to the right place. We will help you in recovering or resetting the password for your account. But first, here is something you should try and then look for resetting the password. 

Use the browser first

Most modern browsers offer an autosave feature which is used to save the details of login on most websites. The browsers offer to save the login details when you first-time login to any website on that browser. A pop occurs that offer to save the information for you. 

If you are using the latest browser to use your AOL mail, it is possible that your AOL email password details are saved there. So, you need to check that first before resetting the password. If the details are saved in the browser, it will fill it automatically when you are trying to login to that site. If not, you can check the saved details manually in the browser settings. You have to look for the browser support page to know where to check for those settings.

Mostly the procedure is the same for all kinds of browsers but you should check their support page for help. Now, let’s look at the procedure of recovering and resetting the password of your AOL account. 

AOL email password reset procedure

Here are the steps to recover AOL mail password with ease, just follow these steps carefully and you’ll be good.

As other top email service providers, AOL moved away from recovering the same password. They only allow you to reset the password nowadays. 

Let’s get started.

  • First, open a browser and put aol.com into the URL bar.
  • Now, you have to click on the Login/Sign Up option where you need to click on the Trouble Signing in option located right under the email box.
  • Then you have to enter your Username and hit enter or Select the next button to proceed.
  • Now, you have to enter the full phone number that is associated with this account which you have entered at the time of account creation.
  • Now, you have to click on the ‘Yes, text me a verification code’ or ‘Call me with a verification code’ button.
  • You will receive verification on your mobile number within minutes which needs to be put in the verification box. 
  • Now, enter the verification code received on your mobile to the verification box on the password reset page and click on the Verify button.
  • Now, you have to enter the password you want to create for your new account.
  • Then click on the Save button to save the recent changes made to the account. 

Now, you can log in to your AOL account with your newly created password. This way you can easily change AOL mail password and regain access to your account once again.

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