When it comes to getting your AOL Mail on your mobile device, you have choices - Alto for Mobile or the AOL app.

Alto goes beyond the typical inbox by providing intuitive organizational tools and features like Cards and Stacks that automatically highlight the most important and timely information. Find photos, attachments, flight schedules and more without opening a single email. Your email experience doesn’t have to be painful!

With the AOL app you can get today’s headlines, fast-loading AOL Mail and trending videos right from your phone. Receive breaking news alerts instantly even before opening the app and never miss the urgent notifications you need throughout your day.

Whatever you enjoy reading, the AOL app has you covered: News, Entertainment, Finance, Lifestyle, Sports and Weather. Plus, check your AOL email, send messages, receive real-time email alerts, manage your inbox and access all your AOL and phone contacts.

Select one of the headings below to learn more about each app.

Alto

With Alto you can:

  • Manage all your inboxes in one place: No more cluttered mess to sift through when searching for a specific email in a specific account. Alto keeps your accounts all in one place whether it’s Gmail, Outlook, Yahoo!, iCloud, Hotmail, Verizon migrated mail or AOL Mail and even your corporate accounts. Alto supports Microsoft Exchange, and any account that uses IMAP.
  • Get Real-time Updates for Travel and Shopping: Whether it’s a last-minute flight delay or gate change, get alerts and updates in a simple yet elegant setting. Track your packages and latest orders. All this without having to open a single email!
  • Organize your Mail by Category: Alto automatically sorts and categorizes email by the content or status of the message. Find not only Unread, Starred or Snoozed email in one place, but also Photos, File Attachments, Shopping, Travel, Financial and Social messages. There’s even a “Personal” category that includes email only from people you know!


Follow the instructions below to learn how to set up your Verizon migrated account in Alto for mobile:

  1. Download Alto on your mobile device by clicking on one of the links below, depending on what device you're using.
  2. Install Alto on your mobile device.
  3. Tap the Alto icon on your home screen to launch the application.

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  4. Tap Get Started.

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  5. Select AOL as your email provider.

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  6. Sign in with the email address/alias, including @verizon.net, and the password you selected during the migration process.

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  7. You can add multiple accounts by tapping Add Another Account. To continue, swipe to the left on your device to move through the introduction screens

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  8. Tap GO TO INBOX to access your email.

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  9. That's it! You can start using your newly configured account in Alto for mobile.
For more information about Alto for mobile, please visit our Alto page: https://help.aol.com/products/alto-mobile.

AOL App

Some of the features of the AOL App include:

AOL News​:
  • Today’s trending headlines, news, entertainment, finance, lifestyle, sports and weather - all in the AOL app.
  • Read news and stories from popular sites like TechCrunch, The Huffington Post, Engadget, Daily Finance and AOL Sports.
  • Get instant push notifications for breaking news stories.
AOL Mail​:
  • Fast-loading email with tools that save you time.
  • Manage your AOL Mail from anywhere.
  • Access all of your AOL and phone contacts easily, in one place.
  • Swipe to delete, move, mark or flag emails.
  • Tap just once to empty all trash and spam.
Social & Weather:
  • Social sharing: send articles and videos via Facebook, Twitter and email.
  • Check weather in your location with a tap.


Follow the steps in the section below to learn how to download the AOL App on your device, depending on what type of device you use.
 

How do I get the AOL app on my Android device?

To get the AOL app – and quick, one-tap access to your AOL Mail inbox:
  1. Tap the Google Play icon on your home screen to go to Google Play.
  2. Using search (the magnifying glass), type AOL.
  3. There are a few apps by AOL. Choose: AOL: News, Mail and Video.
  4. In the upper-right corner, tap INSTALL.

How do I get the AOL app for iPhone, iPad, or iPod?

To get the AOL app – and quick, one-tap access to your AOL Mail inbox:

  1. Tap the App Store icon on your home screen to go to the App Store.
  2. Using search (the magnifying glass), type AOL.
  3. There are a few apps by AOL. Choose: AOL: Mail, News, Weather and Video.
  4. In the upper-right corner, tap GET, then INSTALL.

Once you downloaded the AOL App on your device, follow the instructions below to learn how to set up your Verizon migrated account in the AOL App:
  1. Launch the AOL App by tapping on its icon on your home screen.

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  2. You may see some tips for using the app. Tap Close in the lower-right corner of the window.

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  3. Tap the envelope icon (Mail) in the lower-left corner.

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  4. Sign in with the full email address/alias and password that you selected during the migration process, including @verizon.net.

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  5. Your inbox opens.

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  6. That's it! You can start using your newly configured account in the AOL App.
For more information about the AOL app, please visit our AOL app page: https://help.aol.com/products/aol-app.