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  1. SCREEN SHOTS SHOULD BE ADDED HERE !

    YOU ALL should have it to where someone could upload a screen shot to sees what someone is talkin about

    adding the upload option HERE makes good sense ;-)

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  2. When doing a "Quick Find:" in "Sent" emails.. One search fails.

    When I change to the "Sent" folder, and search for "UnknownSender@..."
    (Blind copy email).. as I type the letter "U", all emails with "U" in either the To: ID or the Subjeet line -ARE- found. When "Un" is entered, it also finds all. But upon type the rest, "Unkno...." it fails.. None are found..

    Also, why does the header in "Sent" emails say "FROM" ?????

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  3. PLEASE! Please switch the "Delete All" button with the "Delete" button on SPAM folder.

    New mail delete is on right side and on spam it's delete all on right side. I have unwillingly deleted all on spam when all I wanted was to delete one mail. Too confusing and darn frustrating because I can't recover what was deleted.

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  4. Default Browser: I asked, & AOL support answered.. Now add it to AOL HELP.

    Those answers all assume AOL IS NOT CONSTANTLY STEALING IT AWAY!! & you've Ignored EDGE, VIVALDI & DUCKDUCKGO

    P.S There's really a better way

    1.Click the start menu, and in the search box, search for Default Programs.
    2.Click on Default Programs.
    3.Click Associate a file type or protocol with a program
    4.In that Window, find .htm & .html
    5.Click on .htm, then 'Change program' (at top)
    6.Click on YOUR PREFERRED BROWSER, click OK.
    7.Repeat for html

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  6. While writing an email, my font is "Segoe ,," yet it is not in the font list..

    When I pasted other text into the email, it pasted in as my default "Comic Sans MS". There was no way to change it to match the "Segoe" font...

    If you can *identify* a script, why can't you allow us to use it???

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  7. Bring back feature to automatically start AOL when it crashes

    There was a box to check in 9.8 if you wanted AOL to automatically restart after a crash.

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  9. File Downloading

    When an email has a file attached now, (1) it doesn't open like they used to and (2) there is no means to open files via Aol software like before. This is crazy! Now if you download something you have to find it on your computer which isn't always easy.

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    Planned  ·  Product Support responded

    The product team is planning some changes to the handling of attachments. When you download a window opens allowing you access to the attachment unless you have that turned off. Outside of that what would you like to see different in how we handle attachments? Please reply in a comment to this post.

    Thank you!
    AOL Desktop Gold Support

  10. There are NUMEROUS 'suggested' problems not being fixed.

    I, and others, have been suggesting problems that need to be fixed - yet none are being done ever since you've forced users onto the Gold Beta.

    Will this BETA ever get the fixes being asked for?

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  11. Would like to see Quick View come back for mail, address book. Celebrity sounds for Welcome, You've Got Mail, Good Bye. Great job so far!

    Would like to see Quick View come back for mail, address book. Celebrity sounds for Welcome, You've Got Mail, Good Bye. Great job so far!

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  12. Add back "Insert Hyperlinks"

    Though there is the "insert Hyperlink" with the drop-down on highlighted text when writing an email, It DOES NOT work!!
    The word to add does get added, in the 'hyperlink color' but the Hyperlink does not get added.
    IN FACT - when hyperlinked images or words are added via copy/paste or "Reply To", the hyperlinks disappear

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  13. PLEASE, PLEASE , PLEASE FIX "THE BASICS"

    FIX THE BASICS AOL GOLD IS WORST PROGRAM I EVER USED. I BEEN USING COMPUTERS SINCE 1987.

    1.) SAVE DRAFT SHOULD SAVE THE ORIGINAL DRAFT ONLY
    "1 TIME" IT SAVES MULTIPLE COPIES.

    2) COPY, PASTE, CUT, UNDO, SPELL CHECK WORKS ONLY 50% OF TIME.

    3. BROWESER EDIT WORKS 50% OF TIME

    4. IT TAKES 4-10 CLICKS FOR EMAIL TO OPEN SOMETIMES IT FREEZES.DOESNT OPEN AT ALL, OR WILL NOT SEND.

    THESE ARE BASIC EMAIL FEATURES WE USE EVERY DAY. ARE WE HAVING A LANGUAGE BARRIER HERE, YOU ARE FIXING THINGS NORMAL PEOPLE USE ONCE A MONTH!!!

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  14. FIX BASIC BROWSER BUGS P-L-E-A-S-E

    FORGET STICKY KEYS, AND SORTING ORDER. FIS THE BASICS. AFTER 2O YRS I NEVER SAW WEBSITE WITH SO MANY ERRORS, ITS TECH 1989 ALL OVER AGAIN
    I USE COPY PASTE, & SPELL CHECK EVERY TIME I SIG ON/

    AOL GOLD BROWSER HARDLY FUNCTIONS.
    1...SPELL CHECK IN WEBSITES-FORMS WORKS 25% OF TIME
    2....COPY PASTE WORKD 25% OF TIME
    3... EROR MESSAGES 50% OF TIME
    4... EMAIL SUBJECT BAR, CANT PASTE REPEAT SUBJECTS.
    5.. PROGRAMMERS SHOUDL USE THE EMAIL AND AOL BROWSER ... IN 1 DAY THEY WILL SEE MOST OF THE ERRORS.

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  15. can't handle large PFC..

    aol gold can't handle a large PFC..constantly accessing the hard drive..this doesn't happen with my other screen names that have a small PFC..the old AOL did not have this issue..

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  16. Top line - Edit - Find in Top Window .. Needs count

    When using the Find in Top Window (A *VERY* useful tool!)
    there is NO count of items found. When the searched for word is NOT in the top window, no indication is given (i.e. Not Found!) and when many are found, well same thing - no count..

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  17. Will you please put the date on the posts . This is Sunday February 4 2018 with newest date first.

    Will you please put the date on the posts . This is Sunday February 4 2018 with newest date first. , thanks..... Nancy

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  18. Thank you + font

    Thank you for now allowing emojis to be used in sent emails and also for emblems/crests in letter headings to be included on emails.
    Is it possible to link the fonts on word processors to fonts on sent emails? This was done on earlier versions of AOL. Commercial script and Cloister Black would be welcomed by me.

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  19. 'Reply to' feature

    It would be great to have a 'Reply to' feature. In other words, if user A sends an email to user B and user B replies, the email goes back to user A. If user A could have a 'Reply to' feature e.g.,, user A could insert a different screen name for replies. I use AOL GOLD for our home owners association and most people have the tendency to reply to an email rather than forwarding it to an email address specified in the body of the email. In this case, a 'Reply To' feature would be great.

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  20. On the AOL APP for Android phones, there is ability to select: ALL, Read, UNRead, etc..

    when I go to ANY email folder on the phone APP, I can choose 'view UNREAD' or others

    This would be a VERY NICE enhancement for the Desktop.

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