Change AIM settings in AOL Desktop v10.1

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Change AIM settings in AOL Desktop v10.1

The AOL® Desktop software has many settings which can be customized to suit your needs. This includes settings for General IM, Enhanced IM, Offline IM, Mobile, IM Logging, Expressions, Sounds , Buddy List, Invisibility, Notifications, Privacy and Plugins.

Note: If the images are different from what you see on your computer, you do not have the latest version of AOL® Desktop software. Please install the latest version of AOL Desktop v10.1 software.

Change the AIM Settings

You can change the settings from the Buddy List® window.

To change the AIM settings
1. Launch the AOL® Desktop software, enter your screen name and password, and then click Sign In.

2. In the Buddy List window click the Edit menu, and then click Settings.

Note: You can also tap the F7 key on your keyboard to get to the Settings window.

3. Select the category tab.

4. Make the desired changes, and then click Save.

Note: For more information about each tab, click the features link at the top of the article.

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Last updated: 10-30-2012
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