Change AOL password

Changing AOL password in periodical basis is a good practice. It, on the one hand, reduce the chance that other have unauthorized access to your account and on the other side it will reduce the possibility that you get too familiar to the old password that eventually leads to its compromise. Besides this, if someone already has access to your old password, even they cannot login to your account and cause any planned damage to your account. So, it is essential that you change the password of accounts that are important to you on a regular basis. In this article, we will discuss how you can Change AOL password in detail.

Change AOL password

    • Navigate in any web browser.
      AOL Mail Change password
    • Log in to your AOL account. Here is some help to AOL Mail sign in.
      AOL mail changing password
    • After you sign in click on “Option” that lies towards the top right corner of the page, just below your account name.
  • Click on “Account Info” from the drop-down menu that appears as you click on “Option”.
  • In the Account information page click on the “Account Security” tab in the left panel.
  • Now click on “Change Password”.
    Change AOL password Now
  • Create a New Password that is strong enough for others to guess and simple enough for you to remember. You are recommended to use the combination of Upper-lower case alphabets, numeric and special characters while creating a password. Never use the same password in multiple account, to prevent losing your password you can use various password manager app.
  • Type the password again to confirm. We recommend you not to copy and paste the password to confirm the same because you will be aware if there was any typo while creating the password.
    AOL new password
  • You can click on “Show Password” to verify whether the password is actually what you have intended to keep or not.
  • As you are done, click on “Continue” and your password will be changed.

Reset AOL password

Forgot AOL password? If you have forgotten your password and you are not being able to remember it no matter how much you are trying to remember. You need not worry, and you can always reset the password with some simple steps so that you can get back your existing account. You just need to have access to your phone number or email address used as password recovery methods to recover your AOL account easily. If you don’t have access to any one of these, you can still get back your account but cannot be assured.

  1. Go to the AOL login page.
  2. Enter the username (AOL email ID) the password of which you want to reset and then click on “Next”.
    Reset AOL password
  3. Click on “I forgot my password”.
    AOL I forgot my password
  4. Now the different verification modes will be shown to you depending upon the recovery information (Recovery email ID- Recovery mobile number) you have provided.
  5. Generally, three modes of password recovery are available:
    • AOL password reset using mobile

      • If you have access to your mobile number, then click on “Yes, text me a verification code”. Sometimes you need to complete the mobile number before the AOL sent you a text message.
        AOL mail verification code
      • Once you receive the code in the text message, type the code in the field provided for it and then click on “Submit”.
        AOL mobile verification code enter
      • A success message will be displayed. After this click on “Create new password”.
      • Create a new password that you can remember easily, and at the same time, it should be difficult enough for others to guess.
      • Re-type the password to confirm and then click on “Continue”. If you want to ensure that your password does not have a typo, you can check the ‘Show password’ box.
        Choose new password for AOL
    • AOL password change/reset using recovery email

      • If you have not provided mobile number while creating AOL account, then the option to recover using email address will be shown to you. If you have submitted both recovery information you will be shown recovery using mobile number first and if you click on “I don’t have access to this phone” you will be displayed the option to recover the AOL password using the email address.
      • Click on “Yes, send me a verification code”.
        AOL mail reset password with email
      • Sign in to the recovery email address in a new tab of the web browser that you are using and open the email from AOL with the subject “Recover access to your AOL account”.
      • Return to the tab where the AOL password recovery process is running. After that, enter the verification code sent to your email in the field provided.
        aol mail password reset
      • Click on Continue. This will display a success message on your screen.
      • Select “Create new password”.
        Type your new password and re-type it to confirm the same.
        Change password for AOL mail
      •  Finally, click on Continue and your password reset process is complete.
    • AOL password reset without recovery phone and email

      • If you have not provided or you don’t have access to your email address as well as your mobile number and you have enabled Account Security Question (ASQ), then you will be asked the security questions you have provided the answered to. Type the correct answer and then click on verify. Apart from this you will be asked for other profile information, d answer them as per given instructions and then click on “Continue.”
      • Once succeeded click on Create a new password. Type the new password and retype to confirm the same. Finally, click on Continue to recover the password.