Get to know the version of AOL Mail that we customized for mobile browsers (like Safari and Chrome) on iOS and Android devices. It's what you see when you log into Mail on your device at:

http://mail.aol.com

 

Below are some tips and tricks to help you get more familiar with your AOL Mail mobile web inbox.

Note: AOL Mail on your device's browser will run on iOS 5.0 and above and on Safari 4.0 and above for the iPad and on Android 4.1 and above tablets using native and Chrome browsers.

How do I select one or multiple messages to delete or mark them as spam, or to move, flag, or mark them as 'Read' or 'Unread'?

Tap the box to the left of each message that you'd like to select.

For tablets:

To the right, under ‘CHOOSE AN ACTION’, tap what you'd like to do with the message(s) you selected: Delete, Spam (to send message(s) you selected to the Spam folder without opening them), Move to put messages into a folder, or Mark Read or Mark Unread. You can also flag or un-flag one or multiple messages right here.

For iPhone and Android phones:

Above your message list, tap the icon that corresponds with the action that you'd like to perform: Delete, Spam (to send message(s) you selected to the Spam folder without opening them), Move to put messages into a folder, or Mark Read or Mark Unread. You can also flag or un-flag one or multiple messages right here.

How do I select all messages?

To select all messages in your inbox or folder, tap the box next to an email.

For tablets:

At the bottom of your message list, tap the box next to Select All.

For iPhone and Android phones:

Above your message list, tap the open box on the left.

How can I see more of my message list?

Adjusting the line spacing will let you see more of your message list in your inbox. Here's how:

In the upper left, tap the menu button.

Scroll to the bottom and tap Settings.

In the Settings menu, tap Message Preview.

You can adjust your line spacing of your message list by taping 1 Line or None.

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How do I search or sort messages?

Sort messages by using the Search tool. For example, Search for a name of someone who sent you an email. You will see a "sort" by that Sender.

  1. Tap the menu button (three lines in the upper-left corner of the screen) to open the folders column.

    You can also simply pull down your message list to reveal a Search window at the top of the list.

  2. Tap in the search window and type what you're looking for.

For tablets:

On a tablet, Search includes a filter tool.

  1. Just above the Search window, tap the funnel icon with the word Filter next to it.
  2. Tap below the Search window to filter: All, From, To, and Subject.

How do I sign out of AOL Mail on mobile web?

For tablets:

  1. In the upper right, tap your Username.

  2. In the pop-up that appears, tap Sign Out.

For iPhone and Android phones:

  1. In the upper right, tap the three horizontal dots.

  2. In the menu that appears, tap the silhouette on the right and then tap Sign Out.

Can I attach a photo or a file to an email?

Yep! Tap the Compose icon to start writing an email.

In the Subject field, on the far right, tap the paper clip icon.

In the menu that appears, select either Take a Photo or Video or Choose Existing.

Is there a Spell Check feature in AOL Mail for mobile web?

AOL Mail for mobile web, like many web apps, relies on the built-in spell checker that comes on your device. If you mistype a word, the auto-correct feature on your device should fix it for you.

How do I save a photo that I received as an attachment?

To save a photo that you've received as an attachment begin by tapping the photo. The photo will open in a new browser window.

Tap and hold on the photo. In the pop-up window that appears, tap Save Photo. The photo will be saved in your tablet's photo app.

Note: If you're using an Android device, if you tap the attachment, it should begin downloading to your device's photo/gallery app.

How do I refresh my mail to get new messages?

Expecting an email? On your message list, tap, hold, drag down, and release the list to refresh your mail and loading any new incoming messages.

Is there a Reply All option?

Yes! To reply to everyone who received an email, tap the REPLY button at the top.

In the bar that appears at the top, tap REPLY ALL.

In the To: field, you’ll see a list of everyone that received the original message. You can add additional recipients by entering their email address in the To box or you can remove people from the list by tapping their email address and then tapping the backspace (or delete button) on your tablet keyboard. Add your message in the compose box, and when you’re ready to send your message, in the upper right, tap SEND.

How do I move a message into a folder?

For tablets:

To move an email into a folder, above the message, tap the ACTION button.

In the menu bar that appears, tap MOVE. This will open a list of your folders. Tap the folder you’d like to move the message into. You can create a brand new folder by tapping the +Add Folder link at the bottom.

You can also move an email into a folder on your message list by swiping from left to right to bring up a quick menu. In the menu bar that appears, tap MOVE. Tap the folder you’d like to move the message into. Like the previous method, you can create a brand new folder by tapping the +Add Folder link at the bottom.

For iPhone and Android phones:

To move an email into a folder, above the message, tap the ACTION button (down arrow on the right).

In the menu bar that appears, tap MOVE. This will open a list of your folders. Tap the folder you’d like to move the message into. You can create a brand new folder by tapping the +Add Folder link at the bottom.

Note: You can also move an email into a folder on your message list by swiping from left to right to bring up a quick menu. In the menu bar that appears, tap MOVE. Tap the folder you’d like to move the message into. Like the previous method, you can create a brand new folder by tapping the +Add Folder link at the bottom.

How do I create a new folder?

Here's how to create a new folder:

For tablets:

  1. Select a message that you'd like to move to a new folder, and then above the message in the upper right, tap the Action drop-down menu.

  2. Tap Move.

  3. At the bottom of the window that appears, tap +Add Folder.

  4. Enter the name of the folder and then tap the return key on your tablet keyboard.

For iPhone and Android phones:

  1. Select a message that you'd like to move to a new folder, and then above the message in the upper right, tap the Action menu button (down arrow on the right).

  2. Tap Move.

  3. At the bottom of the window that appears, tap +Add Folder.

  4. Enter the name of the folder and then tap the return key on your mobile keyboard.

How do I print an email in AOL Mail mobile web?

If you want to print an email, you need to use your device's native print feature. Here's how:

For iPad:

In the upper left, next to the url field, tap the Share icon.

In the sharing window that appears, tap the Print icon.

How do I change the email signature?

To edit the email signature, above your message list, tap the menu button next to Inbox.

At the bottom, tap Settings and then tap Signature. In the main viewing area you can edit your email signature.

Can I save an email as a draft to finish later?

Yes! If you need to finish writing an email later, you can save the email to your Drafts folder.

Note: On AOL Mail for mobile web, you won't be able to edit emails that you previously saved to your Drafts folder using a desktop or laptop only emails that you saved while using the mobile web version of AOL Mail.

  1. To save an email to your Drafts folder, in the upper left, click the Cancel button (Don't worry, this won't delete your message!).

  2. In the menu bar that appears, click SAVE DRAFT.

  3. When you're ready to continue writing, tap your Drafts folder and then tap the saved draft. Above the message, tap EDIT to continue composing your email.