What do you want to do with your free and large AIM Mail
or AOL Mail account? Certainly not the exact same things everybody else wants. But… maybe something similar? Let's see if the AIM and AOL Mail tips most popular with others can prove useful to you, too.
(Updated March 2013)
AIM Mail is readily accessed on the web, but setting it up to be delivered (seamlessly and automatically syncing up with the web version) to your desktop email program is a snap, too.
Save all your contacts from AIM Mail or AOL Mail to a text file — ready to be imported in just about any other email service, contact manager or, of course, email program.
Can't get into your AIM Mail or AOL Mail email account? The password you think you remember does not work for the user name you know is right? Here's how to reset and recover your AIM Mail or AOL Mail password.
You can send files and photos easily with AIM Mail and AOL Mail — but only files small enough. Find out about the AIM Mail and AOL Mail attachment size limit, and what to do when what you want to send exceeds it.
Do you think AOL forgot to include into AIM Mail and AOL Mail a way to change your password? You may be right; but you can change your password nonetheless — easily.
Don't want to use Arial for all email purposes? Increase the font size every time you start a new message? Here's how to change the default font face, size and color in AIM Mail and AOL Mail.
You don't have to go to AOL to get your AOL Mail. You can get all new messages in Windows Live Hotmail, too. Of course, this works beautifully with AIM Mail as well.
Do you have an AIM Mail account, screen name and email address that you no longer want or need? Here's how to get rid of them.
Use your AIM Mail account to send mail from any email client (and have copies of outgoing messages placed in the "Sent" folder automatically).
Let AIM Mail or AOL Mail reply to incoming emails while you're away.