What Are the AIM Mail IMAP Settings?

Troubleshoot AIM Mail using these settings

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If you are having trouble accessing your AIM mail, you could have a problem with one of your AIM Mail IMAP server settings. Check them and see if they match the settings given here.

AIM Mail IMAP Settings

The AIM Mail IMAP server settings for accessing AIM Mail messages and folders in any email program are:

  • AIM Mail IMAP server address: imap.aim.com
  • AIM Mail IMAP username: Your full AIM Mail email address (such as example@aim.com)
  • AIM Mail IMAP password: Your AIM Mail password
  • AIM Mail IMAP port: 993
  • AIM Mail IMAP TLS/SSL required: yes

Note that AIM Mail POP access is a simple and reliable alternative to IMAP access. If your account is a POP account, the settings are slightly different from the ones shown here.

AIM Mail SMTP Server Settings

Although AOL strongly encourages users to use its email service, you can opt to send and receive mail through your AIM Mail account from any email program using these outgoing mail settings and either the IMAP or POP access settings:

  • AIM Mail SMTP server address: smtp.aim.com
  • AIM Mail SMTP username: Your full AIM Mail email address (such as example@aim.com)
  • AIM Mail SMTP password: Your AIM Mail password
  • AIM Mail SMTP port: 587
  • AIM Mail SMTP TLS/SSL required: yes

About AIM Mail

AIM Mail is the web-based email service provided by AOL. The service is free as is an AOL email address. You don't have to be an AOL member to use AIM Mail.