How do I report email violations?

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How do I report email violations?

Using email, you can get in touch with your friends, family, and co-workers quickly and easily. Unfortunately, this facility is misused by some people. They send out a large number of unwanted and unsolicited emails. AOL provides you with the means to report unwanted email to help you keep yourself safe online.

You can send an email to the AOL Community Action Team to report violations of the AOL Terms of Service. Choose the appropriate version of the AOL software that you are using from the list given below to report email violations.

To report email violations on AOL Desktop
1. Click the Mail icon.
2. Click the email that you want to report.
3. Click Report Spam.

To report email violations for AOL 8.0 or higher versions
1. On the AOL toolbar, click the Read icon.
2. Click the email you that want to report.
3. Click Report Spam.

To report email violations for AOL 7.0
1. On the AOL toolbar, click the Read icon.
2. Click the email that you want to report.
3. Click Notify AOL.
4. In the text box, type your report.
5. Click Send Report.

To report email violations for AOL 6.0
1. On the AOL toolbar, click the Read icon.
2. Double-click the email that you want to report.
3. Click Forward.
4. In the Send To box, type the mail address, aol_phish@abuse.aol.com, and then click Send.

Note: You can manage your mails using the unified Inbox folder or New/Old mail folder. To learn more, please visit our online help article How do I switch to unified Inbox Mail?

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Last updated: 06-10-2014
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