How do I switch screen names in AOL Desktop v10.1?

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How do I switch screen names in AOL Desktop v10.1?

Switch screen names in AOL Desktop v10.1:

1. On the upper right, click the Sign Out drop-down menu to open it, and then click Switch Screen Name.

2. In the screen name box, select or type the screen name that you would like to use.

3. Type the password in the password box.

4. Click Switch.

FAQs

What are screen names?
What is meant by master screen name?
Can I change an existing screen name?
Can only AOL accounts be used to sign in to AOL Desktop v10.1?

What are screen names?

A screen name is the online identity by which you are known to everyone who uses the Screen Name Service, AOL® Instant Messenger™ service, AOL®, CS2000®, and other services. It identifies you on the AOL® service and serves as your e-mail address.

What is meant by master screen name?

Your primary master screen name is the first screen name that you create when you register as an AOL member. It cannot be changed or deleted. You can designate other screen names in your account as secondary master screen names by signing in using your primary master screen name.

Can I change an existing screen name?

You cannot change or modify a screen name once you have created it. However, you can delete unwanted secondary screen names, and then create new ones.

Can only AOL accounts be used to sign in to AOL Desktop v10.1?

No, you can also sign in with your AIM® and AOL® MyeAddress screen names on AOL Desktop v10.1.

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Last updated: 03-24-2011
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