What are Saved On My PC and On AOL email storage folders on AOL Desktop v10.1?

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What are Saved On My PC and On AOL email storage folders on AOL Desktop v10.1?

AOL Desktop v10.1 offers the On My PC and the On AOL email storage folders to help you save and organize your email. These folders represent two different approaches to mail storage and offer a powerful, yet flexible, way to manage your email. AOL Desktop v10.1 gives you the option of saving your email messages both on your computer and on the AOL servers.

Your email storage folders are accessed from your Mail window or the Mail icon on the toolbar. The emails that are saved on your computer can be found in the On My PC folder, whereas the emails that are saved on AOL servers can be found in the On AOL folders. Your On AOL email folder can be accessed from anywhere on the Internet.

Save emails to your On My PC folder

The emails saved in your On My PC folder will only be accessible on the computer on which the folder was saved. You can select your On My PC settings to automatically save emails that you send and read to your On My PC folder.

To save email to your Saved On My PC folder

1. Launch AOL Desktop v10.1.

2. On the AOL toolbar, click the Mail icon. If required, sign on with your AOL screen name and password.

3. Click the email you wish to save to highlight it. To save the email on your computer, click the Save drop-down menu, select On My PC, and then click the folder into which you wish to save the email.

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Save emails to your On AOL folder

You can permanently store email messages in the online folder called the On AOL folder. This folder can be accessed from any computer even if you sign on to the AOL software as a Guest.

To save email to your Saved On AOL folder

1. Launch AOL Desktop v10.1.

2. On the AOL toolbar, click the Mail icon. If required, sign on with your AOL screen name and password.

3. To save the email to your On AOL folder, click Save, select On AOL, and then select the folder you have created to save the email.

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

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Last updated: 09-08-2011
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