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Tap the “Settings” icon on the home screen, tap “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” in the sidebar and tap “Add Account.”
Go back and tap your AOL account and then tap your AOL email address. Tap "Password," and then type your new AOL password. Tap "Done" to save the changes. If this doesn't work then we will have to set up your account once again
Delete this account and then tap ADD ACCOUNT
Open the Settings app and tap on Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Select the email account you would like to delete and then swipe all the way to the bottom of the screen. You will then see an option that says "Delete Account". Tap it to remove the account from your iOS device.
Now click Add account
Type your name into the "Name" box using the onscreen keyboard. You can enter any name you want; your iPad sends this name with each email you send
Type your full AOL email address in the form “*****@******.***” into the "Address" box. If you have an AOL email address with a different domain, such as “@games.com” or “@love.com,” use that domain instead.
Enter your AOL email password ***** the "Password" box.
Type a description for your email account into the "Description" box and tap “Next.”
Tap “IMAP” at the top of the New Account pane.
Type “Imap.aol.com” into the "Host Name" box under "Incoming Mail Server."
Type “Smtp.aol.com” into the "Host Name" box under "Outgoing Mail Server."
Enter your full AOL email address into the "Username" boxes under both "Incoming Mail Server" and "Outgoing Mail Server."
Enter your AOL email password ***** the "Password" boxes under "Incoming Mail Server" and "Outgoing Mail Server."
Tap “Next.” Your iPad will verify the settings.
Restart your router and then again try
Have you entered details of outgoing mail server? If yes, then tap next
Use “imap.aol.com” as the Incoming Mail Server host name.
Make sure to input full email address into both “Incoming Mail Server”
So what exactly are you getting on your screen?
Use “smtp.aol.com” as the Outgoing Mail Server host name.
Then press NEXT
Next would be on top right screen.
Press Done then
Are you getting any error now. Check your emails and try to send an email from your Aol account
You do not have to get rid of it. Just don't go to Settings unless there is any issue.
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