Below are instructions on how to manually configure the mail server and port settings on many common third party email clients. Remember to use the AOL supported configuration below while updating your mail settings.

NOTE: If you connect with mail.aol.com or the AOL app, you DO NOT need to make any changes to your settings in those interfaces.

Step 1: Find the IMAP/POP server settings in your email application.

These settings can usually be found under an account settings menu in your application. Then, go to step 2 to change your mail server and port settings.

For specific help with email setup and configuration, you can find a list of common email applications and links to help for each of these below.

Step 2: Check your Server and port settings using the information provided in the AOL Supported Configuration chart below.

Your email client might prompt you to select either IMAP or POP3. To learn more about the differences between IMAP and POP3, please visit our help article What is the difference between POP3 and IMAP? If you decide to change your configuration from POP3 to IMAP, be sure to save or backup your email to avoid potential loss during the transition.

 
ProtocolServer SettingsPort Settings
POP3Incoming mail server (POP3): pop.verizon.net

Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.verizon.net

Make sure SSL encryption is enabled for the incoming and outgoing mail server.
POP3 - 995 - SSL

SMTP - 465 - SSL
IMAPIncoming mail server (IMAP): imap.aol.com

Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.aol.com

Make sure SSL encryption is enabled for the incoming and outgoing mail server.
IMAP - 993 - SSL

SMTP - 465 - SSL
 

Step 3: Update and save any changes.


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