Email, Messaging, & Video Calls Email How to Have AOL Mail Automatically Check Your Spelling You don't have to remember to do it manually with every message by Heinz Tschabitscher Writer A former freelance contributor who has reviewed hundreds of email programs and services since 1997. our editorial process Heinz Tschabitscher Updated on August 07, 2019 Paul VanDerWerf / CC 2.0 / Flickr Email Yahoo! Mail Gmail Tweet Share Email Everyone misspells words from time to time. When writing an email, though, it's important to use correct spelling so recipients know exactly what you want to communicate. AOL Mail includes a smart tool that checks for and corrects each spelling mistake. Set up AOL Mail to use this tool automatically on each outgoing email message you send. Set Up Automatic Spell Check in Outgoing AOL Mail To check the spelling on each outgoing email automatically: Open a web browser, go to mail.aol.com, and log in. Or, go to AOL.com and select Mail. Select Options and choose Mail Settings. In the left pane, select Compose. In the Sending section, select the Check spelling before sending messages check box. Select Save Settings. Automatic spell-checking is not available with the AOL app for mobile devices.