Updated: Friday, 23 August, 2019
Nowadays, users prefer to create multiple accounts in different email to send or receive emails for personal and professional use. Thus, it becomes a difficult situation to manage all accounts by opening them in their corresponding applications. To make it easier for AOL Mail users, they can access their e-mail in the AOL e-mail client or by adding AOL e-mail account to other e-mail accounts. To do this, users may need to manually configure the AOL Mail IMAP / SMTP settings.
IMAP is the abbreviated form of Internet Message Access Protocol, refers to the e-mail protocol for storing and retrieving e-mail over a TCP / IP connection. The IMAP protocol allows users to view, manipulate, and organize e-mail in different folders to manage them correctly. The IMAP protocol is supportive of all modern email clients. IMAP along with Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) used to send emails are highly recommended by AOL because of its capabilities, flexibility, security, security, and synchronization.
9. Similarly, configure the outgoing mail server configuration options, as detailed below:
Users can now use the AOL Mail account to easily send, retrieve, and access AOL emails using third-party clients.
If users experience any error or problem during the above-mentioned steps to manually configure AOL Mail's IMAP / SMTP settings or while sending or receiving AOL's e-mail from a third party, then they can directly reach out to the help desk of AOL mail to get quick assistance or to raise any complaint.