Mail is the professional platform to communicate over internet in these days. Most of the users are making use of AOL mil for personal as well as corporate communication purposes. AOL stands for the America online and it is one of the leading email service provider having millions of users across world. It is most annoying when user wants to send some urgent mail but unable to send it or unable to receive the mail from the sender.
If any random user is facing the same kind of issue with their AOL mail then they can find the perfect solution by reading this article. There can be numerous reasons behind the issues of aol mail not working on the users system. This article consist the set of problems and their solutions which assist users to fix their problems associated with AOL mails.
AOL mail not working on system or Smartphone:
In all kind of issues user can try the simple step to restart their system or the Smartphone to fix the problem. Many users are working continuously on their devices which cause the overheating of the devices so user should turn off their device and turn it on after 10 minutes or simply restart their device to resolve the problem.
Incorrect configuration of the AOL mail in the system often leads to the AOL mail not working problem. Desktop and laptop users can access their AOL mail with the use of application, AOL desktop gold or the web browser. Similar there are wide range of third party android and iphone applications available in the market which can be used by user to access AOL mail from their Smartphone.
If user is accessing AOL mail with the use of any application then follow these steps to correctly configure the AOL mail account. Before following all these steps user should check their internet connection. These steps will not work without internet or slow internet connection.
IMAP incoming server: imap.AOL.com
Incoming port number: 143
Security type: None
After doing IMAP setting, click on next button to setup outgoing server.
Outgoing SMTP server: smtp.AOL.com
Outgoing port number: 587
If still having the same problem then user should update the application to the latest version available in the market. The android or iphone users can simply restart their devices and update the application which they are using for accessing the AOL mails. If still the same problem persists with AOL mail then user should uninstall the current application and reinstall the latest version of same application on the device to resolve issue.
The users which are using web browser for accessing their AOL mail account can use following steps to fix their problem of AOL not working on browser.
User can close the web browser and try to access their AOL mail account. If user still not able to sign in to their account then there might be possibility that someone else hacked their account or AOL temporary blocked user from accessing the AOL mail account. In this case user can reset their password using following method.
Receiving mail problem in AOL:
Following set of solutions will assist users to fix the problem of AOL mail not receiving emails.
User can check the spam folder if unable get the incoming mail. Irrelevant or the promotional mails are often goes to spam folder or junk mail folder of the AOL mail. If that particular mail is relevant to user then user can mark it as not spam so it will moves to the AOL mail inbox.
User should edit or delete email filtering to receive the AOL mails in their inbox. Here are the steps which assist user to modify or delete email filters setting.
If the email forwarding setting is enable to your AOL mail account then incoming mail will directly go to the mail id which you provide in email forwarding settings.
User can check email forwarding setting for it and disable it by using following steps.
The users should check the image file extensions, the received images should be in the format of .jpg or.png so that user can view it without any trouble. If the sender sends file in unsupported format like .TIFF then user can ask sender to resend the file in supported format. User should not download any file with unsupported extension as it can contain malicious content which harms the user’s device.
Unable to send Mails from the AOL:
Sometimes users receives mail from the sender but unable to reply, forward or send mail to recipients. User can try following set of solutions to fix the aol not sending emails issue.
Host name: smtp.aol.com
Username: username without ‘@aol.com’ (this is main problem which need to changed by user).
Password: AOL mail password.
Security or authentication: password
Server port number: 587
Steps to enable rich text/html mode are given below.
We hope that these set of solutions will assist user to resolve their issues related with the AOL mail. The users can also contact official support team of AOL team to fix the issues associated with the AOL mail.
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