AOL Desktop Gold


This forum is for you to make product suggestions and provide thoughtful feedback. We’re always trying to improve our products and we can use the most popular feedback to make a positive change!

This forum is not monitored for any support-related issues. If you need assistance of any kind, please visit our help site.

Tell us how we can improve your AOL Desktop Gold experience. The more specific your feedback, the more useful for us. While we can’t respond to every suggestion, we review regularly and take them very seriously.



  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. I encountered a fake Website while on the AOL Game Website. I thought I was making a purchase of two of the 100 handicap scooters which f 1

    I am trying to notify AOL that I became victim of a sales scam which I saw advertised as I was playing on the AOL Game website. The ad claimed to be a Walmart ad for handicap scooter 100 left, being sold off at a very discount price. I purchased 2 at a cost of $96.98 on 12/12/2031 The printout of my purchase came through as Walmart. However, when I checked my Bank credit card running balance the post did not say Walmart It read as follows: Pending:
    Paypal*JIAYUNKEJ18 JIAU. When it posted: charge officially to my account the aabove…

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  2. Sign in to post?

    Why are you all of a sudden asking me to sign-in to post a comment when I'm already signed in AOL? I've figured a work-around, but why are you doing this in the first place? A form of censorship? (I've already written to Verizon Media about this.)

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  108 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  3. what's new section

    In the what's new section of aol desktop gold, the newest build isn't listed. Why is this?
    It seems that the newest build causes the aol desktop gold software running on amd hardware to take 2 to 3 gigs of ram and then crash and just close by itself.
    On the bright side, the email is now properly synced up with the server.
    Running on intel hardware isn't a problem though.

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  4. Make it possible for users to print out a website address list of My Favorites

    Please provide a way for an AOL user to print out the website addresses of all their Favorites. If I could have printed my Favorites I would have an easy reference now that installing AOL on a new computer did not populate my Favorites and to make it worse, I can't put any favorites in My Favorites on the "new" AOL installation.

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  0 comments  ·  Favorites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  5. I can not forward with these type of attachments - 69.9 KB image002.png or image001.png (6.6KB) also winmail.dat (111.4KB)

    we should be able to forward anything that we can receive, We pay for AOL and almost no one does that and they have better capabilities on free e-mail accounts such as outlook, gmail, yahoo etc

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  6. Latest build of aol desktop gold 3384

    I just got the latest build of aol desktop gold and there are things that I don't understand and some things that are still missing.

    1) What does compact density mean? I read the text and the feature makes no sense to me at all. Maybe the feature isn't for me?

    2) What is a .net 4.8 update? Is that a .net framework 4.8 update?

    3) There is still no way to turn off auto updates on aol. I like the fact that I can watch the auto update work and I restart the software when prompted though.

    4) There…

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  7. The ability to mark emails with a color.

    If I could mark some of my emails with a color, they would be easier to locate and would also remind me about important emails. This color would go all the way across the strip describing the email ( Date, From, Subject ) so it would stand out. Basic colors could be Red for important. Yellow for something to be aware of. Green for a good one. Or you could make up your own color scheme.

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  8. We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  9. My inbox is getting more and more COMMERCIAL ADVERTISEMENTS. I pay for AOL service, I do NOT PAY TO HAVE TO DELETE unwanted email.

    My idea is for you to NOT keep sending me emails that are ADVERTISEMENTS. i'M SICK TO DEATH of money-grubbing huge multinational corporations trying so desperately to get MORE AND MORE AND MORE MONEY from me, and other people with limited incomes. It's disgusting and you people ought to be ashamed of yourselves. But of course you are not, because MONEY is all that will ever capture your attention.

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  37 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  10. when highlighting my email to read the new features to delete, spam

    When I am trying to read my email the new features on the highlight email, delete, spam, are causing me to delete my email by accident. This feature does not help, Let the person delete on their own

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  11. Popularity Biden

    Why did they list Trumps popularity for years yet never say a word about Bidens decreasing popularity. Is AOL one sighted?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  12. SPOOF Email

    Getting spoof emails saying it's from my email address to my email address about an AOL Calendar reminder that is not showing on my AOL calendar (calendar.aol.com) It started happening last 2019. Collected more than 9000 about this in my specific folder Tried to create a filter so that all emails from this sender will go directly to my specific folder but now i am getting them on the inbox.
    I also see emails from the Sent folder which iI did not send. It shows that I sent out emails from Me to Me.
    Every time I click the link…

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  0 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  13. Now that the AOL computer system has erased ALL of my Mail GROUPS... I DEMAND that AOL put MY Address Book... with MY contacts... back on to

    Now that the AOL computer system has erased ALL of my Mail GROUPS...
    I DEMAND that AOL put MY Address Book...
    with MY contacts...
    back on to MY computer...
    as a separate file...
    like it USED TO BE !!!!!!

    AOL had NO right EVER to remove MY contacts from MY computer !!!!!!!!!!!
    .

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  17 comments  ·  Address Book  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  14. AOL GOLD REALLY IS A BUNCH OF ****. THEY'RE IN TOTAL DENIAL ABOUT IT.

    AOL GOLD REFUSES TO FIX THEIR PROBLEMS, ISSUES AND WEAKNESSES. THEY'RE JUST FOOLS TOTAL JUNK OFFERED UP BY PUNKS.

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  15. We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

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

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  16. Please forward a request to get a way to change the incoming font for every email.

    Please forward a request to get a way to change the incoming font for every email.

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

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

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  17. aol desktop gold chat

    Please reinstate the CHAT on AOL gold. I enjoy communicating with friends and family. Can this be done?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  18. We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  19. We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  20. Allow us to continue reading emails when we are printing something

    When I need to print something, your AOL software used to allow us to continue opening and reading emails while the document was printing. In one of the updates to AOL Desktop Gold, you removed that capability so now when a document is printing, we can no longer do anything on-line but wait for the document to finish printing. PLEASE put it back the other way so we can multi-task.

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Reviewed  ·  0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    How important is this to you?

    We're glad you're here

    Please sign in to leave feedback

    Signed in as (Sign out)
  • Don't see your idea?

AOL Desktop Gold

Categories

Feedback and Knowledge Base