How do I get a new AIM Username with AIM.com?

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How do I get a new AIM Username with AIM.com?

Welcome to AIM. We're so pleased to meet you.

Here's how to sign up for a new account:

1. From the AIM.com sign-in screen, click Sign Up.





2. Fill in the required information on the account creation page, and then click Sign Up. Yes, you use your existing email address and no, it doesn't have to be an AOL/AIM email address (Yahoo!, Gmail, and Hotmail addresses are just fine).





3. Click Go to my inbox. This should take you to your email account, where you'll receive an email confirmation of your new AIM account.




4. Once you get to your inbox, you should have an email from AOL Account Services. From that email, click the Activate my new AOL account now link.





5. Enter your name and email address to confirm, and then click Looks good!





6. Copy and take note of your new Username.

7. Invite your Facebook, Google Talk, or email contacts, and then click Next.





8. Ready? Click Let's go!





If you'd like to sign in with an existing AIM or AOL Mail Username, click sign in instead of Sign Up.




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Last updated: 02-15-2012
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