How to Setup AOL with SMTP Server

There is various Third-party software like thunderbird, outlook, IncrediMail that you can use to connect to AOL. Using third party software provides flexibility to use various features like mass delete AOL  email etc. In order to connect AOL with third-party software, we configure SMTP Server using IMAP.

Procedure to AOL SMTP Setting using IMAP:

AOL suggests to use IMAP over POP, hence we will discuss how to use AOL SMTP setup using IMAP:

  • Open the client
  • Configure the following settings:
    • Server Address:
    • Username: Your AOL Mail screen name (e.g. whatever comes before
    • Password: Your AOL Mail password
    • Port Number: 587 (With TLS)
    • Alternative Port Number: 465 (With SSL)
    • Authentication: Required
    • Sending Limits: 500 Emails a day or 100 connections a day.

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