How To Log In To AOL MAIL
If you have been using online web-based email you may once have come across AOL email especially for most people that resides in United States of America. AOL also referred to as AIM Mail is a free web-based email that you can use as a great alternative to other web-based email like Gmail and Yahoo. AOL mail service is provided by AOL. AOL mail is one of the most popular web-based emailing services in United State; the service has many features which made it attractive to the users. The web-based email continues to come up with various features to keep it up to date with what users want. In the summer of 2012, AOL completely overhauled the AOL Mail and gave it a brand new look. The overhaul done in 2012 is the very first major overhaul done in five years.
AOL webmail made its debut in the spring of 2005, before then AOL has always offered online mail service only to the paying customer. The launch of webmail in 2005 is as a response to the competition from Gmail, Yahoo, MSN and other top web-based mail service providers.
You don’t require any special software before you can login to your AOL mail account; it works exactly like other web-based emails where you can log on to your account from any device through your favorite web browser.
How to Log in To AOL Mail
Logging to AOL mail is as easy as browsing your favorite website online, all you need to do is create account with this email service provider and log on to your account whenever you want to access your account. You need to have internet access before you can log on to access your mails.
If you don’t have account yet with AOL Mail, to mail.aol.com and click on “Get FREE AOL Mail” which will take you to where you can create your AOL mail account. If you already have an account, no need creating another account, the following tutorial will teach you how you can easily log in to your AOL mail any time you want.
You can login to your AOL mail account from any browser and you can even use it as a login for a social networking account or any other website that demands you insert your email address before you sign up.
To Login To AOL mail Account
✓ Open your favorite web browser and type in www.mail.aol.com
✓ If you already have an account with AOL, you just need to put your username and password on the space provided.
Note: You need to have your username and password ready. There is also possibility that someone is already signed up to the page and you will be seeing the person’s account especially if you are using public computer, you need to log out the user first before you can be able to log into your own AOL account. To log the former user out, click on “Sign out”. The logged on user will be automatically signed out and you will see a fresh page where you can insert your own login details.
✓ Now, you will see a blank sign in form directly on your right. All you have to do now is to type in your username or your full email address just by attaching @aol.com in the end. For instance, if your username is newuser; type newuser and then @aol.com. Your username will now become; firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: You can login with either just your username or with your full email address.
When you done typing your username; hit “tab” button to go to next box where you will now type in your AOL account password.
Note: Your password is case-sensitive; ensure that your “CapsLock” is turned off.
If your username and password combination is right, you will be taken to a fresh page where you can be able to read your emails, store your documents and send emails.
I can’t log On to My email
If you can’t log in to your AOL mail account, there is possibility that you either got your username or password wrong.
✓ Type in your username again
✓ Type your password on notepad, now copy it and paste on the space for password.
Note: if you can’t remember your password again, click on “Forgot Password” to recover your password. Clicking on the link will take you to where you can reset your AOL password. To make it easier for you to recover your password when you forgot it, ensure that you add your cell phone number and alternative email address when you are creating your account.
Features of AOL mail login
✓ If offers protection against virus
✓ It protects your email against spam
✓ Your account expires after 90 days of inactivity
✓ You can only attach a file of not more than 25MB to any email
✓ It has unlimited email storage capacity
✓ It shows ads on free accounts
✓ You can easily link to other email accounts from other service providers such as Gmail.