If you'd like to transfer and read AOL email via another email application, you'll first have to configure the AOL server's settings. However, if you've never experienced this before, this might appear not very easy. But don't be concerned. This article contains all the information you require to complete this task effortlessly. I'll give you my SMTP settings, POP, the IMAP setting to an AOL email address, and how to configure them to work with your AOL email application. SMTP and POP/IMAP Aol Email Server Settings Below are the SMTP and the POP/IMAP/SMTP server configurations to use with AOL Mail: AOL SMTP Settings SMTP Server name: smtp.aol.com SMTP Port: 465 Encryption TLS/SSL encryption SMT Username Your complete AOL account email (including"@aol.com") "@aol.com") SMTP Password: your AOL mail password 2. AOL POP Mail Server Settings AOL The server Name: pop.aol.com Port Number: 995 Encryption: SSL POP Password: your AOL mail password 3. AOL Mail IMAP Server Settings AOL Email IMAP Server: imap.aol.com Port: 993 Encryption: SSL IMAP Password: your AOL email password When you enter your account information, Make sure you use your full email address, including @aol.com. Also, ensure that SSL encryption is turned on for both outgoing and incoming mail. Return to the content Then, let's look at how to add account settings to email clients, such as Microsoft Outlook or Mozilla Thunderbird or Mozilla Thunderbird, etc. How to Set Up Your AOL Email Settings Most of the time, the email application you use allows you to configure SMTP IMAP, SMTP, and POP settings through your account settings inside the email app you're using. You have to link the AOL account in the mail program and then enter your SMTP and POP/IMAP settings in your account settings to configure your incoming and outgoing mail servers. For instance, here's how to go about a manual configuration for these protocols within Microsoft Outlook account configurations: SMTP Open your Microsoft Outlook mail app. Go to File > Info > Account Settings > Server Settings. After that, click outgoing Email and then enter the appropriate settings. AOL SMTP Settings AOL server address:smtp.aol.com Server Port: 465 Encryption: TLS/SSL Authentication Required: Yes Smtp Username: the complete AOL mail address (including the "@aol.com") SMTP Password: your AOL account password You can also use the same server's outgoing mail setting to configure your AOL application to work with a Mac and Windows 10 mail app, an Apple iPhone or Android mobile application, or a web-based browser. You're now ready to start writing the emails you'll send using your email software! If you require help getting your emails started, This is a helpful guide that explains all you must be aware of before starting your Email. 2. POP and IMAP Once you've configured your SMTP settings within your mail application, then you can start sending outgoing messages from the account you have with your AOL account. However, you'll still need to set the AOL mail POP setting and the AOL Mail IMAP settings to get messages through your email provider! Don't worry. Similar to configuring the SMTP settings, the AOL mail IMAP settings and AOL POP settings are simple. If you're registered with an Outlook account (formerly Hotmail), navigate to the File menu > Info > > Account Settings > Server Settings. On the next page, click on Email and enter your network settings. These are AOL mail settings you'll need to configure either an inbound server protocol or AOL's inbox. AOL inbox: 3. AOL POP Settings AOL server address: pop.aol.com Server Port: 995 SSL-encrypted connection SSL 4. AOL IMAP Setting IMAP Server: imap.aol.com Server Port: 993 Secure connection SSL After you've completed your mail server account for incoming mail settings, you'll start to receive your AOL webmail in your email application. How to Configure AOL Mail Settings Suppose you're trying to improve the efficiency of your AOL mailer more effective, or perhaps you're just looking to add some personality. In that case, You can modify your AOL mail settings. This is how AOL users can gain access to AOL email settings : 1. Log in to the account you have created with your AOL Mail Account. 2. Click on "Options." 3. Choose the tab that corresponds to the setting you'd like to alter. After accessing your email settings tab, Here are the different settings that you can alter: General Settings lets you modify all the fundamental aspects that are part of the AOL mailbox, for example:This day On AOL: Check this box to see the most recent news, tips for mail, and emails that have not been read.Name of the Sender display: Choose whether you would like to show the name of the Email's sender or email address.Reading Decide how you would like your emails to be presented in your email mailbox.NEW EMAIL: Choose whether you would like to be notified whenever the new Email arrives. You can also modify the notification settings.Send Away Note: Senders are notified of your disappearance by sending a mail-away message. You can either design one on your own or use an existing one.Automatic Sign-Off: Set the Email you use to shut down automatically after a certain period. This can be useful for those who use an internet-connected computer or frequently fail to sign off.Topic Suggestions for Themes: Adjust your mail interface using the AOL themes available for the app.Contacts Decide how you would like to display your contact information.Pop-up Windows: Check "Always write mail in a new window" to make sure that it is opened in a new tab when you write your Email. Compose Settings Compose Settings: Compose settings to handle the configuration of your email outgoing. In the AOL Compose Settings, You can alter your settings for messages and then select "Save" to complete your choice. Below are the various settings that you can set: Cc/Bccc Select the Cc (Carbon Copy) or Bcc (Blind Carbon Copy) options to be displayed while writing messages.Default compose mode: Choose how you want the Email to compose screen to be displayed.Write emails on a pop-up screen select this option to get new mails written on the pop-up window.Write your mail with full-plane composeSelect this option to receive new emails written in the entire plane.Write your mail in a separate tab: Select this option to create new emails from your mailbox in a different browser.Rich Text/HTML Sign up for Signatures and allow Rich Text/HTML editing to utilize your favorite font and color.Show Name Enter the name you want to display to the recipient in an email you're sending.Automated Save: Select if you want your Email saved in a set period.Sending These are settings that you can enable with this option:Select whether you want your messages checked for spelling before sending.Select if you would like an email address to be automatically added to your contacts list once the Email has been sent.Select if you would like an email confirmation to be displayed on a separate page each time the Email has been sent. Filter Settings You can also design filters to ensure that your new AOL emails are delivered to the address you would like them to go. You can edit, create or remove filters from within the same window. To Create a Filter Click " Create Filter."Set the parameters for the filter.Click Save. To Edit a Filter Move your mouse to the name of the filter.Click "Edit."Input the changes you'd like to change.Click " Save." To Delete a Filter You can erase any filter by clicking on the X next to " Edit." Spam Settings Here are the settings for spam emails you can modify: Spam Filter: Adjust the filter to a higher level if you would like to keep from receiving unwanted messages.Content Filter Create the filter using whatever word you don't wish to receive Email, and those messages will be redirected to your mailer.Stop Senders You can create an allowlist for email addresses from senders that you do not want to receive. You can request that they be sent into your junk mail folder promptly.