How do I set up IM forwarding in AOL Desktop v10.1?

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How do I set up IM forwarding in AOL Desktop v10.1?

Wish you could continue receiving IMs from your buddies long after you logged off? Register your mobile device in AOL® Desktop software and get just that! You can also control who can and can't send IMs to your mobile device.

Once you register your mobile device, your online buddies will see a mobile icon next to your name when you are offline. They can continue sending IMs to you which will be sent to your mobile device.

Note: If images in this article are different from what you see on your computer, you do not have the latest version of AOL® Desktop software. Please install the latest version of AOL Desktop v10.1 software.

To register a mobile:

1. In the Buddy List® window click the Edit menu, then click Settings.

2. Click the Mobile tab.

3. Click Register a Mobile Device.

4. In the Mobile Device Registration page, enter your mobile device number, then click Send.

5. A text message with the confirmation code will be sent to your mobile device. Enter the confirmation code in the Confirmation: box, and then click Confirm.

6. Click Close.

7. Your mobile device number will now appear in the Settings - AIM window.

Note: You can delete your mobile device anytime you wish to, by clicking Delete in the Settings - AIM window.



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Last updated: 06-10-2014
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