How to Access AOL Email Account with Microsoft Outlook?

Access AOL Email with Microsoft Outlook
  Dec 10, 2020     Admin

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Syncing your AOL email account with Microsoft Outlook allows you to use all the email management tools available on Outlook to send or receive emails. Microsoft Outlook uses the Personal Storage Table, or “.pst,” file format to store messages and calendar events. This blog will give you a brief overview of how to transfer your emails AOL, which uses “. PFC.” file format, to Outlook PST File Format. Apart from the steps mentioned below, you can also contact AOL and speak to a certified expert to get more details on the transfer process and to clarify any doubts you may have.

Manually Configure Your AOL to Outlook

Microsoft developed MS Outlook, a personal information manager that is used primarily as an email application. You can refer to the steps given below to sync your AOL email account with Outlook so that you can transfer emails in PST file format:

  • Open the Microsoft Outlook application on your computer and log in.
  • Navigate to the ‘File’ option and click on the ‘Add account’ option.
  • When the account settings window opens press ‘New’ and proceed
  • Look for the option that says “Manual setup/additional server types.”
  • When the list of server settings opens click on “IMAP / POP.”
  • You have to select an appropriate account type and then enter the settings given below
  • In the login, section enter your AOL email username and password
  • Mark the checkbox that reads “Remember Password” and continues.

To complete the step of the server setting, you can have a look at the server settings mentioned below and then enter the relevant data. Once you verify all the details entered, you can save the changes and then restart your computer.

Sever setting to configure AOL and Outlook

Once you select the manual setup option or the advanced setting options, you will need to enter the server settings to finish syncing your account. When entering the settings, you need to make sure you type in the details exactly as they are given below:

IMAP Settings

  • Server:
  • Port: 993
  • Encryption: SSL/TLS

POP Settings

  • Server:
  • Port: 995
  • Encryption: SSL/TLS

SMTP Settings

  • Server:
  • Port: 465
  • Encryption: SSL/TLS

While configuring your account and selecting the account type, you will probably have to use the IMAP Settings. However, if you are not sure which server settings to use or if you need help completing any of the steps mentioned above you can call the AOL helpline number and ask for assistance to troubleshoot the issues you are facing. Well trained AOL email experts are available 24 hours a day to give you the best solution to fix any error you may encounter on your email account.

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