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  1. imap folder limit 100k emails a bad idea

    Currently export.imap.mail.aol is limited to 100k. this is new. this is a huge problem for MANY of us PAID users that have way more than that 100k per folder. used to be 1M limit. that is ok. PLEASE change it back because many of us have many folders that exceed the limit and need to be able to offload our emails to our own local servers, and third party programs.

    i also tried to create new folders to get each folder under 100k BUT the copy function limits you to moving 1000 emails at a time (that is anotehr suggestion).

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    Hi there. Our team is aware of this issue and is working to have it resolved. Try using our AOL app and webmail to access your account or redistribute your emails to less than 10K per folder. 

  2. Correct Folder Glitches via the More Actions Menu

    On my laptop, the More Actions menu suddenly does not list all of the folders that I have created over many years. Hence, I am unable to move important messages from Inbox to a folder whose title is no longer listed yet still exists, for example, a folder created many years ago to consolidate transfers from checking account. In addition, most folders do not appear when accessing AOL via Smartphone or Tablet, thereby forcing me to save messages by topic only from my laptop, which is inconvenient. Now even that option is not possible due to the omission of certain…

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  3. Bulk Mail

    A couple of years ago there was a spam folder. Then it got renamed to 'Bulk Mail' (about the time AOL seemed to start running on the Yahoo mail platform).
    This morning 2022-04-18, my email client started getting timeouts on 'Bulk Mail'. Logged on through mail.aol.com and found it was now named 'Bulk'. Was this deliberate? Another account still has a 'Bulk Mail'. When you change the names of the "built-in" folders, do you notify users? Will I soon find it named 'Bulk_Mail' because the embedded space became a problem in your mail server software?

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    Hi there, 


    The Bulk folder is not a default folder in AOL Mail. If you're using third-party email apps to access your AOL emails, that folder would be linked to that particular email application. If you need additional help or you have questions, you can also contact us at help.aol.com


    Thank you, 

    AOL Mail team

  4. Cannot add a new email folder

    I cannot add any new folders to my email? Where did the prompts go for "new folder" or "+" ?

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    Hi there, 


    If you're not seeing the ''+'' sign to create a new folder, it's possible your left side menu to be hidden/minimized. To increase its size, drag the margin to your right or double click the margin. 


    In case you need additional help, contact us at hep.aol.com


    Thank you, 

    AOL Mail team 

  5. Folders once I set them up and have no need for folder anymore I am not able to delete?

    I am having problems trying to delete folders I no longer need

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    Hi there, 


    You can delete folders  in AOL Mail. Hover over the folder you wish to delete, click the gear icon then click on Delete. In case you're not seeing the gear icon, that means the left side menu is minimized, you can drag its border to the right to maximize it. In case you need additional help, you can contact us at help.aol.com


    Thank you, 

    AOL Mail team

  6. How many days does an e-mail stay in the SPAM folder? Provide answer in HELP.

    Help, does not answer the question of "How many days an e-mail stays in the SPAM folder". Off and on, mail is put in the SPAM folder with no indicator/count. Would help if ones knows how often to check SPAM folder for non-SPAM mail put into the SPAM folder.

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    By default, both the Trash and Spam folders empty automatically to keep your account tidy. You cannot change the Trash and Spam settings.


    Trash deletion frequency - Trash is deleted after 7 days.

    Spam deletion frequency - Spam is deleted after 30 days.

  7. First, I want to commend your Tech Support member, Kurt, who helped me through a nightmare this evening in cleaning up folders in my email.

    Commend Tech support representatives like Kurt from this evening and Chris from yesterday and some others.

    Not only did Kurt help move things into the proper folders, he also showed me ways to prevent this in the future. He took the time and used his expertise and experience in a professional and caring way to ensure that I was satisfied. What a great role model for customer service. He was respectful of both my time and my level of understanding at each step.

    Chris also provided good service and spent countless hours trying to moe things in different folders.

    Another…

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  8. Don't like the "Old Mail" and "New Mail" folders. It's better having just one folder and let users delete the ones they don't want.

    Don't like the "Old Mail" and "New Mail" folders. It's better having just one folder and let users delete the ones they don't want.

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  9. Stop deleting emails I "Save as New"

    Stop deleting emails I "Save as New"

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    Hi there,

    Can you switch to unified mailbox, by going to Options (top right corner), select Mail Settings then General>Inbox Style, select ‘’Use Unified Inbox style’’ then click Save settings. Please let us know of the issue persists.

  10. The recent update leaves old emails in my inbox

    After the recent update some emails doggedly remain in my inbox and refuse to be moved - please fix

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    Hey,

    Thanks for reaching out. Our engineering team is working on a fix as we speak and the issue should be resolved soon. If you’re still experiencing problems in a few days please let us know so we can investigate further.

    We hope this helps and appreciate your patience!

    Sincerely,
    AOL Product Support

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  12. Delete unwanted folder on PC

    I found that I have a mail folder in AOL acct. that I did not create. I can't delete the folder. Any suggestions on how to delete it?

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    Hi there, I’m sorry to hear that! We’d like to further investigate this, can you message us directly on Twitter at @AOLSupportHelp or on Facebook on our AOL Customer Care page? In case you do not have a social media account, please contact us at help.aol.com

    Thank you!

  13. sent mail disappeared

    Today, 4.22.21, I had to reload aol mail on my iphone 7 because it kept requesting a password. I never had to enter a password for aol on my iphone 7. After deleting the aol user account and reloading aol user account on the phone, the old SENT mail from my aol disappeared.
    Is there anyway to recover the old SENT mail? The rest of files look ok.

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  14. No folders seen on the app - WHY?

    I used to be able to see my AOL folders on the app, but not any more. Can access from my tablet. FIX THIS PLEASE.

    AOL email now looks like Yahoo email, and I have NOT synced these.

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    Hi there, I’m happy to help! Can you tap on the ’’Saved’’ drop down on the folders list, you should be able to see the missing folders there. If you encounter any issues, you can message us directly on Twitter at @AOLSupportHelp or on Facebook on our AOL Customer Care page. In case you do not have a social media account, please contact us at help.aol.com

  15. RECENT UPDATES HAVE CAUSED TO MANY PROBLEMS LEAVE ARE OLD MAIL SETTING ALONE

    RECENT UPDATES HAVE CAUSED TO MANY PROBLEMS LEAVE ARE OLD MAIL SETTING ALONE

    Same here I have saved folders for different bills and they showed up in my old mail 2354 emails from 2018 to 2020 they are forcing us to use their new set up of no old mail file They need to leave well enough alone I DO NOT LIKE THIS NEW SET UP AT ALL do this and it should help
    Switch to the Unified Inbox view
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    Learn how to switch your Inbox from the New/Old Inbox style to the Unified Inbox style.

    The…

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    Hey,

    Thanks for reaching out. Our engineering team is working on a fix as we speak and the issue should be resolved soon. If you’re still experiencing problems in a few days please let us know so we can investigate further.

    We hope this helps and appreciate your patience!

    Sincerely,
    AOL Product Support

  16. Folders

    I would like to know if there is a way to create Main Folders that can contain subfolders? I have so many folders, I would like to be able to group them by subject, much like the desk top to windows.

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    Hi there,

    Currently we do not off a sub folder feature. I will be sure to pass this along to our product team for future consideration.

    AOL Support

  17. Mail disappeared

    I'm pretty sure all my old mail is now in spam. Why? And old mail only goes back a month. I need some of the older ones. Where are they?

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    You can find the list of contact and see available options for your account on https://help.aol.com/contact If you prefer to speak directly to a Customer Care Representative, to get real-time answers to your questions, please call AOL Customer Support team at 1-800-827-6364 Monday – Friday (8 AM – 1 AM ET,) and Saturday  (8 AM – 10 PM ET.)

  18. Similar to Block email, please create Alert email setup page to redirect emails into a temp folder

    Similar to Block email, please create Alert email setup page to redirect new emails into a temp , junk or user created folder name.

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    You can “filter” incoming mail in AOL Mail to make certain emails go directly into the folders where you want them — or, to make unwanted mail from specific senders go straight into Trash or Spam. Note: You can create up to 50 filters. Here’s how to set up Filters and Alerts: 1. In the upper-right corner next to your Username, click the down arrow, and then click Mail Settings. 2. In the left panel, click Filters and Alerts, and then click the Create filter button in the middle of the page. 3. The “Create Filter” window opens. Give your Filter (or Alert) a name, and fill in as much detail as you’d like. 4. Under “Look for incoming messages matching all of the following,” define the criteria for the filter. That is, the emails that the filter will capture. 5. Under “Do the following with matched messages,” click the…

  19. AOL isn't Syncing with Outlook Any More

    Since a recent "upgrade" I'm noticing that not all my new or read email is being uploaded to Outlook on my or my wife's computer. I don't see a pattern about which ones are skipped. But on my Android cell phone using GMAIL app I get all of them, but not on our computers.

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    Please delete and re-add your account in Outlook. The incoming and outgoing mail servers require SSL enabled for all ports, and also the username field in the account setup, needs to contain your full email address.

    In case your server settings are correct, open the link below (and sign in if necessary), and make sure the option “Allow apps that use less secure sign-in” is turned ON.

    login.aol.com/account/security

    After this turning ON this option, check if your mail application is able to connect. If the problem persists, verify if the “Two-step verification” option on the Account Security page (the URL above) is turned ON or OFF.

    In case this feature is turned ON, you will have to create a unique application-specific password for each one of your email applications, by following the steps from the section titled “How do I set up 2-step verification?” from the following article: help.aol.com/articles/2-step-verification-s.

  20. why can't I restore mail that is sitting in Recently Deleted??? I select the email, then click on restore, and it doesn't work

    Why can't I restore a Recently Deleted email?? I select the email, click on restore, and it disappears for a moment, then reappears as Recently Deleted. Is

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