Set Up the AOL Buddy List to Start Automatically

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Set Up the AOL Buddy List to Start Automatically

This article will help you set your AOL Buddy List® to automatically appear when you sign on to the AOL service.

How-To's

Set Up the AOL Buddy List to Start Automatically on AOL 9.6, AOL 9.5, or AOL 9.1 or AOL 9.0

To set up the Buddy List:
1. Sign on to the AOL software.
2. On the lower-right of the AOL Buddy List window, click the Setup button.
3. Click IM Settings at the bottom of the Buddy List Setup window.
4. Click the General Buddy tab.
5. Under the Choose your Buddy List® settings section, check the Show me my Buddy list window at sign-on box.
6. Click Save.
7. Click the red X button in the upper-right corner to close the Buddy List Setup window.

Set Up the AOL Buddy List to Start Automatically on AOL 8.0

To set up the Buddy List:
1. Sign on to the AOL software.
2. Click the Setup button in lower-right corner of the Buddy List® window.
3. Click Set Preferences at the bottom of the Buddy List Setup window.
4. Click the General Buddy tab.
5. Under the Choose your Buddy List preferences section, check the Show me my Buddy list window at sign-on box.
6. Click the Apply button.
7. Click the Save button.
8. Click the red X button in the upper-right corner to close the Buddy List Setup window.

Set Up the AOL Buddy List to Start Automatically on AOL 7.0

To set up the Buddy List:
1. Sign on to the AOL software.
2. Click the Setup button in lower-right corner of the Buddy List® window.
3. Click the Preferences button at the bottom of the Buddy List Setup window.
4. Check the Show me my Buddy list window at sign-on box.
5. Click the Apply button.
6. Click the Save button.
7. Click the red X button in the upper-right corner to close the Buddy List Setup window.



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Last updated: 06-10-2014
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