AOL email accounts have been around for a very long time, and they are still used by many people today. So if you have an iPhone 5 that you want to use to be able to read and write emails from your AOL account, you might be wondering how to go about setting that up.
Fortunately Apple has made it very simple to get your AOL emails onto your iPhone 5, and it is something that you can take care of directly from the iPhone.
How to Put AOL Email on iPhone
The tutorial below was written in iOS 7 on an iPhone 5. Your screens may look different if you are using a different version of iOS. You can read here to learn how to update your iPhone 5 to iOS 7.
So once you have your AOL email account and password in hand, you can follow the steps below to add your AOL email account to your iPhone.
Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.
Step 2: Scroll down and touch the Mail, Contacts, Calendars option.
Step 3: Touch the Add Account button.
Step 4: Touch the AOL button.
Step 5: Enter your name, email address and password into their respective fields, then tap the Next button at the top-right of the screen. If there are any errors you will be given the opportunity to correct them. If all of the information was correct, then you will be able to proceed.
Step 6: Select the options that you want to sync on your iPhone, then touch the Save button. An option is turned on when you see green shading around the button, as in the image below.
Your AOL email will then be accessible through the Mail icon on your Home screen.
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Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
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