How do I add contacts in AOL Mail?

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How do I add contacts in AOL Mail?

Adding contacts to your AOL Mail account is a quick and easy way to store information about people who you've emailed.

Note: Whenever you send an email with AOL Mail, the recipient's email address will automatically be added to your contacts.

To add a contact:

1. In the left panel, click Contacts.


2. Above your list of contacts, click the New Contact icon (the single silhouette with a + sign).


3. On the 'New Contact' page you can add:

  • The contacts First and Last name
  • Their nickname if they have one (optional)
  • Their AIM Username
  • Their email address. If you have more than one email address for a contact, click the + Another link to add it. You can have a maximum of 2 email addresses per contact.
  • The contacts phone number. You can click the + Another link to add up to five phone numbers for each contact and click the drop-down arrow to assign the number as Mobile, Home, Work, Pager, or Fax.

Note: If you wish to add more details to a contact, click + More Details, to add work info, the contact's home address, or personal info.

9. At the bottom, click the Add Contact button.

Sweet! You just added a new contact to your Contacts list. To learn how to edit a contact, please visit our help article How do I update a contact in AOL Mail? or to learn how to delete a contact, please see our help article How do I delete a contact in AOL Mail?


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Last updated: 08-31-2012
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