How to Recover a Lost AOL Password Without Resetting It

Written by c.j. burry
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AOL is a massive American Internet service and multimedia company. One of the main services that AOL provides for its users is access to a user-friendly e-mail server. This server can be used to send and receive e-mails to other accounts around the world. However, just like your keys, your wallet and the remote, passwords to e-mail addresses can easily be lost. When this happens, you can go onto the Internet service and retrieve your lost AOL password without having the change it.

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    Go to

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    Find the login box on the main page.

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    Click on the "forgot password" link, which is underneath the login box.

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    Type in the user information that you do know. This will be your current e-mail address as well as your name as it appears on the AOL billing information.

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    Type in the last four digits of your billing credit card for further verification.

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    Click on the "next" button at the bottom of the screen.

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    Enter an alternative e-mail address where you can retrieve your password.

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    Press "submit." Retrieve your AOL password from the alternate e-mail address you entered.

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