Select an FAQ below to see more information.

How do I add a screen name to AOL Desktop?

Adding screen names to AOL Desktop is easier and faster than ever!

Follow these simple steps to learn how to add a screen name:

  1. Launch AOL Desktop.
  2. On the sign on screen, click the small arrow pointing down.
  3. Click Add Username.
  4. Type in another screen name and click Continue. Enter your password in the window that appears.
  5. That's it! Your new screen name is automatically added to AOL Desktop when you sign on with it.

How do I view all the screen names saved in AOL Desktop?

  1. Launch AOL Desktop but do not sign on.
  2. On the Sign On screen, click the small arrow pointing down to bring up a list of all stored screen names.
  3. Select the desired screen name by clicking on it. Click Continue once you selected the screen name.
  4. Enter your password in the window that appears and click Sign In.

Where do I enter my password?

The password box is displayed on the next window after the Sign On screen.

  1. Launch AOL Desktop.
  2. Sign on with your screen name by clicking Continue.
  3. Once you click Continue a new window appears. Type your password in the appropriate field.
  4. Click Sign In.

How do I switch screen names in AOL Desktop?

Follow the steps below to learn how to switch screen names:
  1. Launch AOL Desktop and sign on with your screen name.
  2. Once signed on, click the Sign Off menu at the top and select Switch Screen Name.

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  3. On the Sign On screen, click the small arrow pointing down to bring up a list of all stored screen names.
  4. Select the desired screen name by clicking on it. Click Continue once you selected the screen name.
  5. Enter your password in the window that appears and click Sign In.

How do I set AOL Desktop to automatically sign on a screen name?

Refer to the steps below to set up AOL Desktop to automatically sign on a screen name:

  1. Launch AOL Desktop.
  2. On the Sign On screen, select the desired screen name.
  3. Check the Save Password and Auto sign on this username on open boxes.
  4. Click Continue and sign on.
  5. That's it! Now AOL Desktop automatically signs on this screen name.