Trash software preferences in AOL for Mac OSX

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Trash software preferences in AOL for Mac OSX

Trashing the software preferences will restore your AOL Software to its default settings.

Note: If trashing preferences using a Mac with Lion (10.7 or higher), please refer to instructions in help article Making the Library folder visible when trashing software preferences or uninstalling AOL Desktop for Mac.

To trash the software preferences:

1. Click the Go menu, and then click Home.

2. Double-click the Library folder.

 
 

3. Double-click the Preferences folder.

 
 

4. On the toolbar, click the View menu, and then click as List.

 
 

Note: For AOL Desktop for Mac users, please skip to step 6.

5. Drag the America Online folder to Trash 

 

6. Drag the com.aol.aol.plist file to Trash.

Note: For AOL Desktop for Mac users, drag the com.aol.aoldesktop.acs.plist and com.aol.aoldesktop.plist files to your Trash. If using the Mac Lion software, you will need to drag the com.aol.aoldesktop.plist.lockfile and com.aol.aoldesktop.acs.plist.lockfile files to your Trash.

 

7. Click the red dot on the upper left to close the window. Similarly, close all the windows that were opened during the above steps.


 



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Last updated: 06-10-2014
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