Email features on AOL Desktop for Mac

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Email features on AOL Desktop for Mac

Email features

The AOL service includes access to email. You can send email to other AOL users or Internet email addresses using the AOL Desktop for Mac software. AOL Mail gives you the ability to write a generic email. You can also spruce up your mail with pictures, emoticons, and signatures.

FAQs

How do I run spell check in email?
How do I change the font size?
How do I customize my mail?
How do I restore deleted mail?
How do I add a mail signature?

How do I run spell check in email?

If you wish to run a spell check when you are composing an email, you can do so easily. On the menu bar, click Edit, select Spelling, and then click Check Spelling or Check Spelling While Typing.

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How do I change the font size?

You can change the size of the font when you are reading an email or instant message. On the menu bar, click Format, and then click Bigger or Smaller.

Repeat the step until the font increases or decreases to a size that you can read with comfort.

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How do I customize my mail?

The Stylebar feature of the AOL Desktop for Mac software lets you customize your email. You can change the font style, font size, text justification, font forground color, and font background color as well as insert emoticons. The stylebar shows up on the write mail window by default. However, if you do not see the stylebar, or if you wish to turn it on, you can do so by clicking the drop-down menu next to the To: box, and then clicking Stylebar.

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How do I restore deleted mail?

If you have accidentally deleted an email, you can restore it easily.

To restore a deleted email

1. Ensure that you are signed in to the AOL Desktop for Mac software.

2. Click the Mail icon.

3. Click the Trash folder to show deleted emails.

4. Choose the email that you wish to restore by clicking it, and then click Undelete.

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How do I add a mail signature?

Any mail signature that you have created can be added to an email. While composing an email, click the Signature drop-down menu to open it, and then choose a signature from the list of signatures that you have created.

Note: If you do not see the Signature option, click the drop-down menu next to the To box to open it, and then click Signature. This will bring up the Signature option. You can also refer to our online help article Learn how to create email signatures.

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Last updated: 10-18-2012
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