Tips to view AOL® Mail in Microsoft® Outlook
What are the ways to set-up Microsoft Outlook for AOL Mail? Learn about the ways to access and view AOL Mail in Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Outlook is a well-known e-mail client which is installed in your PC. Microsoft Outlook is different when compared to the web mail which you access online. Without opening an Internet browser just by launching the program you could check your mailbox through an e-mail client as long as you have an Internet connection. AOL Mail is usually a webmail service which had been provided by AOL. This AOL Mail is free and it could be used for creating e-mail address for a custom domain. Some of the features of AOL Mail are unlimited storage, 25 MB attachments, spell checking, Spam protection, Virus protection. This AOL Mail is usually accessed with the help of POP 3 and IMAP protocols. These e-mail protocols has the ability to download messages to your computer. Then POP 3 protocol is capable of leaving a copy of the e-mail on the server.
The following explains more about AOL Mail and Microsoft Outlook:
- Ways to set-up Microsoft Outlook
- Ways to access and view AOL Mail
- Tips to fix issues
Ways to set-up Microsoft Outlook
In order to setup Microsoft Outlook for AOL Mail you need to sign in to AOL and start Microsoft Outlook. Then click on the Tools in Outlook and select Account Settings. After that click on e-mail tab by clicking New and select Microsoft Exchange POP3, IMAP or HTTP e-mail option. Then select the checkbox to manually configure server settings and enter your name, e-mail address and username as necessary in the Internet e-mail Settings form. Finally click on OK so as to confirm your settings.
Ways to access and view AOL Mail
For accessing and viewing AOL Mail in Microsoft Outlook first you need to launch Microsoft Outlook. Then click on Accounts by hitting tools in the menu bar. After that in the Windows which appears you need to click on Add button in the Internet Accounts. You would have to type your AOL e-mail address in the field on the next page and click on the next button. After that go back to the Internet Account Window and then highlight the account which you have created and then hit the properties button. Finally close your Windows and restart your Microsoft Outlook.
Viruses are considered as one of the most frequent issues which appear while using the AOL Mail. Thus so as to get rid of this issue it is always recommended to block all kind of instant messages from unknown users and also you need to scan the files which comes through instant messenger with the help of antivirus software. Then another issue which occurs while using AOL Mail is Log in jacking and in order to prevent this issue never try to use remember username or remember password function in your instant messenger application.
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