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A user-friendly guide on AOL mail

A warm hello to my reader family! The present writeup has been planned in a way to help you with the information regarding AOL IMAP  settings and the procedure to download AOL Desktop Gold. So without much ado, let’s get started!

AOL IMAP settings

Here in the section below, we have listed down the IMAP settings for AOL settings.

AOL mail IMAP server address:imap.aol.com

AOL mail IMAP username: User’s complete AOL email address

AOL mail IMAP password: User’s AOL mail password

AOL mail IMAP port:993

AOL mail IMAP TLS/SSL required: Yes

The section deals with the downloading and installation procedure of AOL Desktop Gold. But before that, it will be relevant to discuss in brief about AOL Desktop Gold.

A brief introductory section on the download of AOL Desktop Gold

AOL Desktop Gold, an AOL product is a user-friendly desktop that provides a comfortable experience of mailing, browsing and searching that comes along with some premium features and automatic updates.

Benefits of AOL Desktop Gold availed by its customers:

  • Top-notch security for its users: The two-step verification plus the added encryption feature ensures the safety of the user’s account. User’s personal information is secured from any hacking and thus is at the least risk of being compromised at the hands of the hackers.
  • Smart automatic updates: The AOL Desktop Gold’s smart automatic updates from old to the latest versions saves a lot of user time and most efficiently manages the software’s space on the computer.
  • Can be easily operated: The software’s easy to operate features make it a comfortable experience for the users.
  • The facility of live support: Users are provided with the facility of 24*7 live support by the technicians offering support services such as installation, toolbar customization, desktop connectivity and many more.

Here in this section, we have got for you the easy to perform the procedure to download and install AOL Desktop Gold.

Here this first section talks about the process of downloading and installing AOL Desktop Gold on your system. But before the process let’s look at the system requirements to be able to download the same.

System requirements:

  • The user’s computer processor should be having a device speed of 266 MHZ or more than that.
  • A good internet connection and a RAM of 1024 MB.
  • Hard Disk with a space of 512 MB.
  • 1024*768 or higher screen resolution.
  • The latest version of the web browser.
  • User’s AOL Desktop Gold credentials.

That’s how you can install  AOL desktop Gold.

That’s how you can download if you are AOL Advantage plan member:

  • As the first step, sign in to your “My Benefits page”.
  • Now at this step, you are required to click on “AOL Desktop Gold” which is located below the “All Products” link.
  • Now lastly you are required to click on the option “Download Now” and follow the on-screen installation steps.

The downloading procedure to follow if you have an AOL Desktop Gold trial or subscription.

  • Begin the procedure by logging in to “My Accounts page”.
  • Hit click on “My services/subscriptions” link.
  •  As the last step click on the “Get Started” option present under the “AOL Desktop Gold” link. Thereafter follow the on-screen installation steps.

Installation process.

  • Begin the procedure by opening the File Explorer icon present on the desktop bar icon.
  • Hit click on the “Downloads Folder”.
  • Double click on the “Install AOL Desktop” icon and proceed to the last step.
  • As the last step click on “Run” and thereafter on “Install Now “ and you are done with the installation process!

Now here we have got for you the installation process of AOL Desktop Gold on Windows.

Pre-requisites for AOL Gold install on Windows.

  • Firstly you have a space of at least 512 MB on your system’s hard drive.
  • In order to install AOL Desktop Gold, your system should be working on Windows 7 or a later version.
  • The user’s system should have a capacity of 1GB RAM along with a steady internet connection.
  • Ensure that you have Internet Explorer 7+, Safari or Chrome.
  • The system’s screen resolution should be at least 1024*768. A higher screen resolution is always an advantage.
  • The user’s system should have 266MHZ or a faster computer processor.

Procedure detailing how to install AOL Desktop Gold for Windows.

Please note this particular procedure will work on Windows 7 and higher versions, be it 8 or 10.

  • As the very first step you need to download the AOL Desktop Gold file from a reliable source or from the manufacturer’s official website.
  • Once the downloading process finishes, click on the AOL setup file. Now after following the on-screen instructions, complete the process appropriately.
  • The user is required to enter the AOL credentials as and when asked of you.
  • After finishing filling the form, click the “Next” button. You will then be taken to the “All products section”.Scroll the screen and hit click on the “AOL Desktop Gold” link.
  • A t this step you are required to click on the “Run” button after which you will be asked to “import your email” and “Uninstall older version”.
  • As the last step, click on the “Install now “ button and the software will be installed on your Windows computer.

Hope the  write up will come to your best advantage while looking for AOL mail IMAP settings and the procedure suggesting the best way to download AOL Desktop Gold.

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