Select an FAQ below to see more information.

How do I add a username to AOL Desktop?

Adding usernames to AOL Desktop is easier and faster than ever!

Follow these simple steps to learn how to add a username:

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

How do I view all the usernames 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 username.
  3. Select the desired username by clicking on it. Click Continue once you selected the username.
  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 username by clicking Continue.
  3. Once you click Continue a new window appears. Check if the correct username is displayed and click Continue.
  4. A new window opens. Type your password in the field.
  5. Click Sign In.

How do I switch usernames in AOL Desktop?

Follow the steps below to learn how to switch usernames:
  1. Launch AOL Desktop and sign on with your username.
  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 usernames.
  4. Select the desired username by clicking on it. Click Continue once you selected the username.
  5. Once you click Continue a new window appears. Check if the correct username is displayed and click Continue.
  6. Enter your password in the window that appears and click Sign In.

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

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

  1. Launch AOL Desktop.
  2. On the Sign On screen, select the desired username.
  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 username.