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  1. "BLOCK EMAIL" made simple + easy!

    PLEASE, include a "BLOCK EMAIL" option in the drop down window when an email is clicked on. Having to type in the address(es) in the current block email system is VERY tedious and they change their addresses hourly. I AM SICK-AND-TIRED of all these, "I want to have * w/ you." emails, etc. **! Make it easy!

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    We’re adding more spam settings in the near future based on this type of feedback! Thanks for reaching out, so we can improve the ADG experience.

    Sincerely,
    AOL Product Support

  2. Use an asterisk (*) to when you have multiple spam such as Version@choice.girtin.net, version@spondulicks.org, version@suit.hygeist.org. E

    Use an asterisk () to when you have multiple spam such as Version@choice.girtin.net, version@spondulicks.org, Version@suit.hygeist.org. Example: Version@ That would take care of all spam starting with Version@ and no need to list each one in the Block Spam.

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  3. Hi - I would like it if you could block emails with certain words in them.

    Please allow us to block emails with certain words in them. I get about 20 emails a day that are spa but I can't block them with keywords. The email addresses with todays tech have about 20 different character combos so you can't effectively block them by selecting just the email address.

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  4. spelling dictionary

    You "suggestions" as to how to fix the spelling dictionary don't work as there is no option under Mail for any spelling dictionary words. Yes, the words get underlined and you can right click and tell AOL to accept the word as spelled but in the next email, the same words get underlined as wrong again. Restore the Spelling Dictionary so that words we had to it STAY in it. Before we had to pay for AOL, it worked so much better. Now we PAY you and get far less than we used to. Please fix our Personal Spelling Dictionary…

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  5. emoji idea

    I've written this idea before and have not seen a response. On most devices that offer wmoji's, it does not close the window when you select the emoji. I often like to insert several at a time. Could you please leave the emoji box open until I'm finished selecting emoji's?

    Also, I would really be a good thing if when I select, "Mark as Unread" you would let the text go to bold again. This way I can see which emails I've marked to reply or deal with at a later date.

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  7. bring back animations to email

    stationery is lame but better than nothing THE OLD ANIMATIONS AND MUSIC were great bring them back to us.

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  8. Making the compose box bigger

    Make the compose box field on AOL Desktop Gold bigger or expand it so that when I compose an email, it will be the format the way what I want. Make it like what you have on AOL Mail website.

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  10. blocking emails from "host" server

    would be helpful if you could get a program written to block email that are coming with the designated server as "host" - i don't have any of my email contacts coming from "host" = they are simply coming from commercial entities that i do not need in my emails

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  11. Clarity of font changed on Desktop Gold .

    Clarity of font changed on Desktop Gold for the worse. Please restore to prior settings.

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  12. Save To My PC

    When the heck did you change the 'saved to my pc'? It used to save to a folder in My Documents ON MY COMPUTER! It was great as I didn't have to get on line to sign in to AOL to see mails I saved to MY PC! I don't like the idea of having to sign on to my email account, which requires an online connection to look for something I saved to my computer. Please bring back that feature.

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  13. flashing advertisements

    Can you PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE stop--JUST STOP--all the flashing ads that play next to my e-mail. I'm going to get seizures from all the flashing!!! PLEASE JUST STOP IT. I'd hate to give up AOL and move to a new e-mail, but I CANNOT TAKE all those ads that flash (especially the clothing ads) in rapid succession.

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  14. When are you going to fix the address book so our print feature works again. If aren't going to be to print our address book anymore, then r

    When are you going to fix the address book so our print feature works again. If aren't going to be to print our address book anymore, then remove the darn print button that is in it.

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    Hi,

    Thanks for taking the time to reach out. We’re planning to add the print functionality back to the address book, so that’s why the print icon remains there.

    We appreciate your patience and will let you know once the functionality returns.

    Sincerely,
    AOL Product Support

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  16. Can Music to an AOL email or AOL mail attachment that play when it is open by recipient

    To me, I think we need a way to Add Background Songs or music to email to play when the recipient opens his or her AOL email attachment note or letter. If it can be done AOL--Gold help desk live support just said cannot be done. I do not know how or if it can be done. But sure is a great idea. Thank you.

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  17. Aol Desktop Gold

    Suggest you offer an option in the settings for mail to always show oldest "New" mail at the top, and newest at the bottom permanently. Currently, I have to click on 'Date' every time to reverse the order of display!

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  18. How do I add new fonts to AOL Gold? Used to be able to use Edwardian script to make fancy messages but the choices with GOLD are limited??

    Need more font choices such as Edwardian script or such to make nice cards or messages. Old version allowed more fonts and/or ability to add fonts? Can we add new fonts?

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    We appreciate your feedback and will be adding more fonts in the future. Thanks for reaching out and making us aware of this request!

    Sincerely,
    AOL Product Support

  19. Convenient Email settings gone.

    New Gold Format has taken away small, but convenient settings. I now have to open each one of my screens to see if there is mail. Old Format showed number of emails on Sign On screen list.

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  20. Attachment Preview option

    I use desktop software for email & I appreciate to have an option to preview the attachment prior downloading the attachment. In this manner can only download those attachments which are required for future reference and discard those after reading. This option is not currently available. Please do the needful to have this option and advise.

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