How do I change my password?

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How do I change my password?

A strong password gives you a strong defense against hackers. The L0ng3rTh3pA55w0rD is, the stronger it is. Mix in numbers and symbols. Make it tough! You can change your AOL password whenever and as often as you'd like.

Here's how:

  1. Sign in at password.aol.com. (If you forgot your password, just click Forgot password.)
  2. Next, answer your Account Security Question. If you forgot the answer to your Security Question, click  Forgot Answer on the Security Question page to reset it. 

    Make the answer to your Account Security Question difficult to guess, too! It's your second line of defense. If you can, use a mix of letters and numbers in the answer to your Account Security Question.

  3. Click Change Your Password in the General Account Information section.

  4. Complete the form: Old Password, and New Password. Re-enter your new password to confirm. The strength indicator will let you know how strong your new password is. Click Save to finish the process.

That's it! Your account can now be accessed using only the new password you created.



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Last updated: 06-10-2014
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