How to Open AOL Mail with Inbox Instead of “Today on AOL”

Almost every popular email provider has some quirks that aren’t appealing to some of their users. Use these steps to make AOL mail open to your inbox instead of the “Today on AOL” news page. Sign into your AOL email account. Click Options at the top-right. Choose Mail Settings. Click the box to the left […]

Can I BCC Someone from My AOL Account?

The BCC feature, or blind carbon copy, allows you to copy an email message to another recipient. It differs from the standard CC option because the other recipients of the message won’t know that the BCC’d address is also receiving the email. This is useful when you need to copy a message to your boss […]

How to Show Full Headers in AOL Mail

The emails that you view in AOL Mail contain information like your email address as the recipient, the email address of the sender, and the email addresses of anyone that was copied, or CC’d, on the email. This information is contained in a part of the message called the header, and you can view it […]

How to Hide the Reading Pane in AOL Mail

When you are viewing your AOL emails on a Web browser, you may be accustomed to seeing a short list of your messages at the top of the window then, when you click one of those messages, it is displayed in a reading pane at the bottom of the window. The location where the message […]

How to Disable Links from Unknown Senders in AOL Mail

Some of the most dangerous emails that you receive in your inbox are the random ones from people that you don’t know, or ones that use the names of your contacts, but are actually coming from a stranger who has “spoofed” their name. These emails often consist of nothing more than a link, which, if […]