AOL Desktop Gold

Aol Desktop Gold

To update the AOL Desktop to AOL Desktop Gold, you just need to follow some basic installation steps and enjoy its exciting features.

AOL for Windows

For Window

It becomes really convenient to use the AOL Desktop Gold software on Windows 7 and more after you have downloaded it by following the correct steps.

AOL for Mac

For Mac

Wish to download AOL Desktop Gold software for Mac OS? Do it easily by following the basic installation process and download the astounding software at once.

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Aol App

Feel the need of the fabulous AOL app in your smartphone? Do it easily by just downloading it from the play store or Appstore and enjoy the premium features.

AOL for Windows

For Android

Do you possess an Android smartphone and wish to download the AOL app, and is your android version 4.4? Then, just don’t wait and download the helpful AOL app from the play store.

AOL for Mac


Installing AOL app in your iPhone has been made so effortless, as you can directly install this mind-blowing app by directly searching it from the Appstore.

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Download or Install AOL Desktop Gold
Complete the following steps to install AOL Desktop Gold software on your device
  • Firstly you need to download aol gold on your device
  • On your desktop taskbar open the file explorer icon.
  • Click- Download folder.
  • Double click on the Install AOL Gold Icon
  • Then click on Run Button
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AOL Email setup:
To access AOL email in your device, you would first need to install it. Do so by these given steps:
  • Search For MS in your Pc and open it
  • Now just open the file>Next>Add account
  • Then click on next by choosing between the manual setup option or additional server type.
  • Ensure that the POP and IMAP settings are in place.
  • Incoming server settings(Account type-IMAP, mail
  • Outgoing server error(Account type-IMAP, mail server-
  • Provide in with the login information
  • Finish the process by clicking on Ok
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Download AOL app in your smartphone
  1. Go to the Appstore if you use an iPhone and play store if you are an android user
  2. Look for the AOL app in the search bar
  3. Choose the desired search result
  4. Click on Install icon, by agreeing on the licensing agreement.
  5. After the installation is complete, open the app in your smartphone
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If you have an AOL membership:

  • Firstly ensure that your computer meets these system requirements:
    • Mac OS version 9.0 or higher.
    • Newest safari version.
  • Then download the AOL desktop gold same as windows AOL members.
  • After that do a proper and complete installation of software carefully, else you will get errors while using AOL desktop gold.

Downloading AOL Desktop Gold Software on Windows if you are new to AOL

When you are new to AOL

  • You will need to take an AOL membership first.
  • Then create an AOL account and take a premium membership from that AOL account.
  • Then install the software with the same process as existing AOL users.

Installation Process following the confirmation email

Once the download is complete run the executable file to start the installation.

Then accept the license agreement and click on continue.

After that follow on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

At last click on Finish.


If you have an AOL membership:

  • Your computer should meet the system requirements to AOL desktop gold download and the system requirement is as follows:
    • The process of 266MHz or above.
    • RAM 1GB or above.
    • HDD space not less than 512 MB.
  • Since you have an AOL membership, go to the login page and log in with your AOL account credentials.
  • After login search for AOL desktop gold in My Benefits section. Then click on it to start the download.

Installing AOL Desktop Gold on Mac if you are new to AOL

If you are new AOL then you have to take an AOL membership to enjoy all the features and services.

  • Go to the AOL official website and click on “Get Membership”. Then follow all the given instructions on the screen to create an AOL account.
  • When you have created your AOL account successfully, login to your account and click to get the premium membership.
  • After all this process you will be able to download AOL desktop gold.
  • When you will take a premium membership you will get a mail on your AOL account which will have the link “Start with AOL desktop gold”.
  • Click on that link to start the downloading process of AOL desktop gold.
  • After that, to install AOL desktop gold follow the same process given above for existing users.

Facing installation error with AOL desktop gold and unable to use its amazing features? This problem can be very frustrating if you don’t know how you can solve this issue. This issue originates from your computer and little mistakes by the user but you can resolve this issue by some troubleshooting techniques. Try to solve this issue by following techniques.

  1. Restart your computer and try to install AOL desktop again.
  2. Ensure that your computer meets with the system requirements because if your computer doesn’t fulfill the requirement it’s never going to uninstall and if somehow you managed to install it, it will show many errors while using it.
  3. Check the HDD space of your computer. If it’s full then delete all the unnecessary files from your computer.
  4. Check your plan in your AOL account and if you don’t have that plan which includes AOL desktop gold then buy the right plan.

When you make a browser your web browser you can easily access into the browser. Whenever you will click on a link on your computer, default web browser will automatically detect and open the link. You should use the best web browser in your collection as default web browser.

If you want to make AOL desktop gold your default web-browser then follow these steps.

  1. 1st of all Download AOL desktop gold in your computer and install it completely.
  2. Then open AOL desktop gold web browser.
  3. Then click on the Settings icon at the upper part of the window.
  4. Choose to open the general tab and select make default option.
  5. Then open a new window from the default, and go to the web browser setting option.
  6. Then choose AOL desktop gold to make it the default browser.

If the icon of your AOL desktop gold software is gone from the desktop screen of your computer then follow given below steps:

  • Move the mouse cursor to the taskbar and click on the little triangle.
  • Then choose to show all the hidden items.
  • Then right-click on AOL desktop gold and choose to create a shortcut on the desktop

If you are facing the AOL desktop gold not responding issue. Then 1st of all you should know, what are the causes due to which you are dealing with this?

  1. There might be a poor network issue.
  2. If you are using an outdated version of AOL desktop gold.
  3. Virus and malware attack on your computer.
  4. If your system doesn’t have the proper system requirements.
  5. Incorrect installation of AOL desktop gold.

These the basic causes due to which AOL desktop gold doesn’t respond sometimes. You can fix this issue by getting over above-given causes.

Follow these techniques:

  • Check for the networks. Make sure you get a good internet connection.
  • If you are using an outdated version of AOL desktop gold then uninstall AOL desktop gold and reinstall AOL desktop gold latest version from the official website of AOL desktop gold.
    • Go to the AOL login using a web browser.
    • Log in with your AOL account.
    • Then go to My Benefits section.
    • Choose AOL desktop gold and click on Download.
    • When the download is complete, start the installation process.
    • Accept the license agreement and complete the installation process by following screen instructions.
  • Use an Anti-Virus and remove every suspicious file from your computer.

Step 1: In your windows PC search for MS Outlook and open it.

Step 2: Now open ‘file’ and click ‘next’, then select ‘add account’.

Step 3: After this, select the option ‘manual set up or additional server types’ and click on the ‘next’ button.

Step 4: Now choose the ‘POP or IMAP’ option to open the dialog box.

Step 5: Enter the following details for the respective email server setting of your account.

  • Account type: IMAP
  • Incoming mail server:
  • Outgoing mail server:

Step 6: Enter your login information to finish the form.

Step 7: Now go to ‘more settings’ and select the ‘outgoing server’ tab.

Step 8: Click or check the box that says ‘my outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication’ and then choose the option ‘use same setting as my incoming server’.

Step 9: In the same window, select ‘advanced’ and enter the following details

  • Incoming server: 993 or 143
  • Incoming server encrypted connection: SSL
  • Outgoing server: 587
  • Outgoing server encrypted connection: TLS

Step 10: Now to finish the process click on ‘ok’.


Step 1: You can start off by choosing either ‘POP3’ or ‘IMAP’

Step 2: Enter the following details;

      For POP3:

  • Incoming mail server (POP3):
  • Outgoing mail server(SMTP):


  • Incoming mail server(POP3):
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

Step 3: Enter your login information to complete the form.

Step 4: Now, for the port setting, go to the ‘advanced’ tab and enter the following details:

For POP3:

  • Incoming server: 993
  • Incoming server encrypted connection: SSL
  • Outgoing server: 465
  • Outgoing server encrypted connection: SSL


  • Incoming server: 993
  • Incoming server encrypted connection: SSL
  • Outgoing server: 465
  • Outgoing server encrypted connection: SSL

Step 5: Once you have made the necessary updates click on ‘ok’ to transfer all the email from Verizon to AOL.

Step 6: Verify it by signing in to your AOL account.


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