A Beginner Guide to Learn About AOL Email Server Settings

AOL email server settings

AOL Email Settings Detailed Guide

AOL Email Settings & Verizon Email settings for AOL Through IMAP, SMTP And POP Server

The present write up talks about the email server settings by which you can configure your Aol email account on any device or mail application. These settings include detailed description of IMAP, POP and SMTP server settings for the mail.

Prior to dealing with the detailed procedural steps of AOL mail, let’s get acquainted with the basic AOL mail server settings for Verizon.

AOL Email IMAP Server Settings

Enter these mail settings to configure your Aol mail through IMAP-

AOL Mail IMAP server address (Incoming)
IMAP UsernameComplete AOL Mail address. For AOL email, this is your AOL screen name plus @aol.com, for example, user@aol.com.
IMAP PasswordYour AOL Mail password
AOL Mail IMAP port993
AOL Mail IMAP TLS/SSL requiredYes

AOL IMAP Settings


AOL SMTP Server Settings


AOL SMTP Server Address (Outgoing)
SMTP UsernameYour AOL Mail screen name (e.g. whatever comes before @aol.com)
SMTP Password:Your AOL Mail password
SMTP Port Number587 (With TLS)
Alternative Port Number465 (With SSL)
Sending Limits500 Emails a day or 100 connections a day.


AOL POP Server Settings


AOL POP3 server addresspop.aol.com
AOL POP usernameYour AOL Mail screen name (for example, if your address is me@aol.com, your screen name is “me”)
POP Password:Your AOL Mail password
POP Port Number995
AOL Mail POP TLS/SSL requiredYes

aol pop 3 settings

AOL Mail Server Settings for Outlook

Lets get started on how to setting up AOL mail on Outlook using IMAP Server.

  • Firstly, open your Outlook and click on ‘File’ tab.

click file tab

  • Now, click on the “Add Account” button .

add account

  • From the next prompt, select checkbox ‘Manual setup or additional server types’.

Manual setup or additional server types

  • Select POP or IMAP service and click ‘Next’ button.


Now Add on the User Details for server information

Account Type : IMAP

Incoming Mail Server : imap.aol.com

Outgoing mail server :smtp.aol.com

Follow the Instruction as Below:

IMAP settings

  • Click on the ‘More settings’ option from bottom right side and select ‘outgoing server’ tab from the next screen.
  • Select Tick Mark on the ‘My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’ option and click check box ‘Use same settings as my incoming mail server’.

Use same settings as my incoming mail server

  • On the same screen click on the ‘Advanced’ tab and then verify the following details:

Incoming IMAP server : 993 or 143

Incoming encrypted connection: SSL

Outgoing SMTP server : 587

Outgoing encrypted connection: TLS


Then Click on ‘OK’ button to finish this step.

  • Now click on ‘Next’ from the Windows IMAP and POP account settings.
  • If all the settings has entered perfectly then the test task will finish successfully. Then click on ‘Next’ option again.


  • Finally, AOL Mail Server settings for outlook has been completed. 

Conclusion: If you are looking for AOL email settings for Verizon, follow this article thoroughly. However, other AOL email server settings mentioned here along with the IMAP, SMTP & POP settings are useful  for all users who are looking to settings their AOL email on Verizon email & their other devices. 

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