How do I remove stored password on the AOL Desktop Software and AIM ?

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How do I remove stored password on the AOL Desktop Software and AIM ?

You might think it’s convenient to save your AOL password on your computer so you’re only one click away from signing on to your account. But if you stored your password in any easily accessible place, anyone who has access to your machine can sign on to the AOL service with your Username.

Use any of the methods below to remove your stored AOL password and better secure your account:

To remove your stored AOL password using AOL Keyword

Note: If you are using AOL Desktop v10.1, skip to the next solution.

1. Sign on to the AOL software with the Username whose password you wish to change.

2. Go to the AOL Keyword: Store Password.

3. Clear the Sign-On box, delete the password and then click Save.

To remove your stored AOL password using the sign-on screen

AOL 9.6, AOL 9.5, AOL 9.1, AOL 9.0, and AOL 8.0 Plus/AOL 8.0

1. Start the AOL Desktop Software. Click the Sign in link.

Note: If you are already signed on the AOL Desktop, click the Sign Out link and then click the Sign In link.

2. Choose the Username whose password you wish to change.

3. Clear the check box next to Save Password and then delete the password.

If you want to change your password, read our help article How do I change my password?

AOL Desktop v10.1

1. Start the AOL software as you normally would, but don’t sign on.

Note: If you’re already signed on the AOL Desktop, click the Sign Out link and then click the Sign In link.

2. Click the Screen Name or Select a Screen Name drop-down menu, and then choose the Username for which you wish to change the password.

3. Clear the Save Password box and then delete the password.

If you want to change your password, read our help article How do I change my password?

To remove your stored AOL password from the AIM software

1. Start the AIM software as you normally would, but don’t sign on.

2. Choose the Username for which you wish to remove the stored password.

3. Clear the Remember my password and Automatically sign me in boxes and then erase the password.


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Last updated: 08-11-2014
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