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  1. forward mail

    I would like to be able to forward all of my mail to another email address for answering while I am away. But all I can do is use an auto responder. There should be a an email setting of "forward all mail to: [enter an email address]" with an option to choose "until revoked" or for "X" number of days.

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  2. 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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  3. "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

  4. Saving individual mail folders in Gold

    Bring back the old way of saving mail folders in your Personal Filing Cabinet like it has been since the beginning of AOL - yes I have been a paying member since the day it started and with Gold can no longer save the individual folders in the Mail to another location like a DVD or memory stick. These folders get way too big and non-manageable over time
    If you right click on a saved mail folder now in Gold it says :"Save Folder As" - like it always has - but when you click on it nothing happens.
    This…

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  5. Restore Email Headings with Date on Far Right

    Please restore or give the ability to move the date on the email headings to the far right

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    2 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hey,

    We’re happy to help! Can you provide some more details about your request? For example, do you want the ability to drop and drag the Date column so it’s on the far right of the message view?

    Sincerely,
    AOL Product Support

  6. spell check

    Please give us back the Skip all option in Spell check in a document with proper names or items not recognized by spell check: You kept Replace all so why not Skip all!
    And please all us to start spell check where the curser is: Since we cannot click Skip All we have to repeat every word we want to keep that you do no recognize which in a long email can be time consuming!
    Bottom line after reading all the other suggestions, just give us back 9.8! When something isn't broken don't fix it! Gold is a disaster on…

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  7. CLOSE MAIL BOX

    I want to close my mail box, I have other screen names that usually I closed the mail box, now are full of spam. Please put back that option

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  8. Request improved emoticon selections in email

    The current choices for emoticons in email is poor.

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  9. 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

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  11. recently deleted option is missing form mail>drop down menu

    in old aol>one went to mail on the menu bar>got a context menu>and recently deleted mail option was available to go to that mail folder.
    in aol gold the option of recently deleted mail is not available and must be reached by using read>then going to the left side window to select recently deleted mail.

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  12. allow spelling changes within spell check.

    after generating an email, one uses aol spell check and comes across a misspelled word-
    if the correct word is not in the suggested list, one must close spell check and manually correct the spelling in the email.
    spell check should allow for changes to be made dynamically in the box where the misspelled word shows up.

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  13. Format control of emails page

    I want to see and control more emails at once than the new gold allows and show only what I want to see

    On aol anywhere I can

       - change the size and adjust how many emails show up on the list
    
    - use one hand and click on the side boxes to delete a large number of emails as a first run through
    - not have all the icons take up a quarter of the page

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  14. Mailbox: Add Time Stamp e-mails

    Currently Mailbox list only shows DATE for New, Old and Sent e-mails. Please Add TIME stamp

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    5 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Although the mail list does not display a time stamp, you can see the time when the email was received, by opening the email and checking the Date section in the email header just below the Subject line.

  15. I want to customize the font I see on the AOL pages. I hate sans serif fonts. Why can't I change the font NOT just the size.

    I want to customize the font I see on the AOL pages. I hate sans serif fonts. Why can't I change the font NOT just the size.

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  16. requesting developer to remove the 2nd line at the butom of the email page

    requesting developer to remove the 2nd line at the butom of the email page

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  17. A simple way to get rid of emails that are outdated

    A simple way to get rid of outdated email

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  18. Voice Command for Email

    I hope that you would develop or add a feature in AOL Desktop Gold that let us hear the email or have an option to make AOL Desktop Gold read emails for us.

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  19. The PFC should be password protected, like it USED to be.

    The PFC needs to be password protected like it USED to be

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  20. Search mail feature!

    When I search for a particular email address, I want mail "from that one person". I now get ALL the emails that this person was included in, such as in 'group' emails, like my Lions club. Some of those people also send me "personal" emails and I want to be able to search for the one particular email from that one particular person. This is how this "search" used to work and how it SHOULD work. Please switch this feature back to how it was...it is driving me crazy!

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