What are the keyboard shortcuts in AOL Mail?

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What are the keyboard shortcuts in AOL Mail?

Keyboard shortcuts allow you to perform certain activities using the keyboard. Listed below are the keyboard shortcuts that can be used in AOL Mail.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Global Actions and Navigations

Within the Global Actions and Navigations menu:
Alt + W -- Write mail.
Ctrl + Write Mail -- Write mail in a new window.
Apple + Write Mail -- Write mail in a new window on a Mac.

List View (Mail, Contact Event)

Within the List View (Mail, Contact Event) menu:
Up arrow key -- Go to the previous item in the list.
Down arrow key -- Go to the next item in the list.
X -- Check/uncheck the item in focus.
Enter -- Open the item in focus.
Delete -- Delete the item in focus.
Q -- Open quick action for the item in focus.
Home + Apple + up arrow key -- Go to the top of the list on a Mac.
End + Apple + down arrow key -- Go to the bottom of the list on a Mac.
Page Up -- Go to the first row of the page. If it is already in the first row, it goes to the previous page.
Page Down -- Goes to the last row of the page. If it is already in the last row, it goes to the next page.
To select multiple messages, click the check box for a message, hold down the Shift key on your keyboard, and then select the other message from the list.

Mail List View

Within the Mail List menu:
R -- Reply to a message.
A -- Reply to all.
F -- Forward a message.
N -- Keep the message as new.
Ctrl + click on a message -- Open the message in a new window.
Apple + click on a message -- Open the message in a new window on a Mac.

Compose View

Within the Compose menu:
Alt + = -- Open the spell checker.
Alt + X -- Close the compose window.
Alt + [ -- Focus is in the To box.
Alt + ] -- Focus is in the Cc box.
Alt + \ -- Focus is in the Bcc box.
Ctrl + B -- Compose bold in Internet Explorer and Firefox only.
Ctrl + I -- Compose italics in Internet Explorer and Firefox only.
Ctrl + U -- Compose underline in Internet Explorer and Firefox only.
Ctrl + Enter -- Send a message.

Read Mail Window

In the Read Mail window:
R -- Reply to an email.
A -- Reply to all.
F -- Forward a mail.
N -- Go to the next message.
P -- Go to the previous message.
T -- Print the mail.
X -- Close the message.
E -- Add to calendar.
D -- Add a To Do.

Contacts

Within the Contacts menu:
E -- Add a New Contact.
Ctrl + Enter -- Save a contact.
Alt + X -- Cancel, add or edit a contact.
T -- Print current view or selected contacts.
X -- Close contact or the Distribution list detail.

AOL Calendar

Within the AOL Calendar window:
E -- Add an event.
M -- Get the month view.
V -- Get the week view.
O -- Get the day view.
N -- See the next month/week/day.
P -- See the previous month/week/day.
Ctrl + Enter -- Save an event.
Alt + X -- Cancel, add or edit an event.

Quick Action (Mail, Calendar, and Contacts)

Press the Q key to activate the quick action option. If you do not press the Q key, then these actions listed below may conflict with the other non quick action controls.

Within the Quick Actions or Right-Click menu:
R -- Reply
A -- Reply All
F -- Forward
N -- Keep as New

Getting used to and using the keyboard shortcuts will help to more quickly navigate AOL Mail.




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Last updated: 01-02-2013
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