Add Mail Account settings for AOL™ or AIM™
The mail settings outlined here are specifically for AOL or AIM mail
accounts. If you are setting up an AIM account, please change all
references of 'aol.com' to 'aim.com'
Click the "Tool" menu item on the main menu and select
"Accounts" from the drop-down list.
Click the "New" button to enter details for the new mail
- Enter the required information and click "Next"
to add your mail server information.
- Enter the Mail Server information required and click
"Next" to enter the advanced mail account settings required
by AOL. This
information is outlined in the next step and can be found on the AOL website
by going to the AOL Help section, selecting help for Email and then
selecting the link for "Third Party Email
Applications". If you do not provide a password
for your account, you will be prompted for a password each time you
send or receive mail.
- To finalise the settings for your AOL or AIM account you must change
the Outgoing Port (SMTP) to 587 rather than the standard SMTP Port
25. The Incoming Port should have change automatically
when you selected IMAP on the previous (Servers) tab, but it should be
143, the standard IMAP incoming port.
- Your account settings have now been saved. Click
"Close" to return to the main program, click "New"
to add another mail account or click "Edit" to modify the
selected account. As you will note in the screenshots that
follow, Mirramail has automatically added your AOL or AIM folders to
Mirramail's Folder List and a shortcut to your AOL Inbox on the