Using the AOL App for iPad
Using the AOL App for iPad
The AOL App puts the online world at your fingertips.
Stay in the know with access to up-to-the-minute news, top videos and impactful stories from the editors at AOL.com. Plus, gain quick and easy access to your AOL Mail inbox, now optimized for iPad.
Select an FAQ below to expand more information.
How do I sign in and out of the AOL app?
To sign in to the AOL App for iPad with your AOL account:
You are now signed into the AOL App for iPad with your AOL account.
NOTE: To sign out, tap on the Settings icon and then select the Sign Out option.
How do I change news categories?
To change news categories:
How do I refresh the news stream?
To refresh the news stream swipe your finger from the top of the page downward. Pulling down the news list will display a spinning icon as your stream refreshes. New stories will appear at the top.
How do I change my text size when reading an article?
To change the text size of an article, tap the Aa icon at the top right of the page. The text will enlarge or shrink to a new size.
Why isn't the video playing on my article page?
Unfortunately, some videos that are embedded in the article pages are not supported by iOS. If a video appears to be missing, or isn't playing full-screen, it is most likely due to this issue.
NOTE: You must be online to view videos on the AOL App for iPad.
How do I access AOL Mail?
To access AOL Mail on the AOL App for iPad:
Can I use Favorites in the app?
Favorites are not part of the AOL app. Open Faces on your mobile browser at aol.com/favorites, and on your desktop at aol.com (the heart icon at the top of the of the page). You can add the Faves browser extension to your desktop browser at aol.com/favorites.
What is the red number on the AOL App icon?
If you are signed in to the AOL App, you will see your AOL Mail count added to the AOL App icon on your home screen. This way you can keep track of how many emails are waiting for you even if you aren't currently using the App.
How do I change my weather location?
To change your weather location:
How do I get back to the previous page?
Once you have left the home screen of the AOL App for iPad, you will see a back arrow in the top left corner of the screen. Tapping this arrow takes you back to the previous page.
How can I turn the getting started tutorial back on?
Tap the Settings icon in the top left corner of the App, and select App Tutorial from the menu.
How do I report a problem with the AOL App?
To report a problem you are experiencing with the AOL App for iPad:
Can I use this app offline?
No, the AOL App for iPad requires online access.
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|Last updated: 08-11-2014|
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