How Do I Fix Aol Mail Not Syncing With Outlook?

AOL is a free email service provider known for its amazing features. The AOL mail allows users to import their contacts and old emails from their email client. Sometimes, the AOL mail will not sync with Outlook due to incorrect server settings or a few other reasons. By adhering to the instructions below, you can solve the Aol mail not syncing with outlook issue.

RENAME THE FOLDERS:

  • Step 1:On your computer, open the Outlook application or use your browser to log in to your Outlook account.
  • Step 2:Make sure that a list of folders appears under Inbox. Then close the Outlook application.
  • Step 3:Open the AOL mail on your computer and sign in with your email address and password.
  • Step 4:Now, you need to rename your folders under the inbox folder.
  • Step 5:Again, open Outlook and allow it to sync.
  • Step 6:Now, check whether the AOL mail can sync with Outlook.

Follow the above instructions to resolve the AOL syncing problem.

CREATE NEW FOLDERS AND MOVE YOUR EMAILS:

Create a new folder and move all your emails into it. Then check whether AOL can sync with Outlook without any issue. Implement the following instructions to create a new folder and move your emails.

  • Step 1:Open your Outlook app and make a note of which folders are there under the inbox folder.
  • Step 2:Now, close the outlook application.
  • Step 3:Open the AOL mail and log in to it.
  • Step 4:Back up all your emails and then delete all the folders.
  • Step 5:Again, open the Outlook mail and delete the folders that are under the inbox folder.
  • Step 6:Now, check whether AOL mail not syncing with Outlook issue is fixed.

CHECK THE SERVER DETAILS:

  • Step 1:Open the Outlook mail on your computer.
  • Step 2:Go to the File option and select the Account Settings option.
  • Step 3:Again, choose the Account Settings option from the menu list.
  • Step 4:Click on the Email tab and select your AOL account from the list and then choose Change.
  • Step 5:In the POP and IMAP Account Settings window, choose the More Settings button.
  • Step 6:Now, select the Outgoing Server tab and check whether a tick mark is on the My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
  • Step 7:Choose the Advanced tab and check whether the server details are correct. If you use an IMAP account, then check whether the credentials match the settings mentioned below.
  • Incoming server port (IMAP): 993

    Encrypted connection: SSL/TLS or SSL

    Outgoing server port (SMTP): 465 or 587

    Encrypted connection: SSL/TLS, SSL, TLS or Auto

  • Step 8:If you use a POP account, then check whether it matches the following incoming and outgoing server details.
  • Incoming server port (POP): 995

    Encrypted connection: SSL/TLS or SSL

    Outgoing server port (SMTP): 465 or 587

    Encrypted connection: SSL/TLS, SSL, TLS or Auto

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