Aol Password Reset Not Working

Due to the attachment of large-size files or changing the email settings, you cannot receive emails in your AOL mail account. To fix problems in receiving emails, you can check this article.

Is AOL password reset not working?

Then this guide is for you. There are three ways to reset your AOL mail password: using a phone number, email id, or answering questionnaires. Without any further delay, let's get into the topic.

Resetting AOL password using phone number:

  • Step 1:From your web browser, open the AOL mail.
  • Step 2:On the right corner, click on the Settings icon.
  • Step 3:Navigate to the Add Account section, enter your AOL email id and click Next.
  • Step 4:Click on Forgot password.
  • Step 5:Select the "Yes, send me a code" option to get a code on your phone.
  • Step 6:Enter the verification code that you have received on your phone and click Verify.
  • Step 7:Create a new password and click Continue.
  • Step 8:Try logging in to your AOL email account.

Resetting AOL password using the Email address:

  • Step 1:From your web browser, open the AOL mail.
  • Step 2:On the right corner, click on the Settings icon.
  • Step 3:Navigate to Add Account, enter your AOL email id and click Next.
  • Step 4:Click on Forgot password.
  • Step 5:Select the "Yes, send me a code" option to get a code in your email.
  • Step 6:Enter the verification code that you have received in your email and click Verify.
  • Step 7:Enter a new password and click Continue.
  • Step 8:If necessary, add a recovery email address; this will help you recover your email next time.
  • Step 9:If it is not essential, you can skip it.
  • Step 10:Try logging in to your AOL email account.

Resetting AOL password using questionnaires:

  • Step 1:Go to a web browser and open AOL email.
  • Step 2:On the right corner, click Options.
  • Step 3:From the Options drop-down menu, select My account.
  • Step 4:A new browser tab will open with AOL help pages; scroll down and click on the "Security Questions" link.
  • Step 5:Click Forgot Answer?
  • Step 6:Decode the given puzzle and click Next.
  • Step 7:To reset the security questions, type an alternative email address or personal details like birth date, gender, etc and click Submit.
  • Step 8:Choose secret questions from the drop-down menu and set the answers.
  • Step 9:AOL will inform you that they have reset the security questions.
  • Step 10:Now, click Continue.
  • Step 11:Try logging in to the AOL email account.

Tips for creating a secure and safe password:

  • Step 1:The lengthier the password, the safer it is.
  • Step 2:Don't use the same password that you use on another site.
  • Step 3:Create a unique password.
  • Step 4:Don't create a password based on your personal details such as birthday, address, and phone number.
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