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How to Set Up Another AOL Email Account

Updated March 23, 2017

Even if you have one AOL e-mail account, it’s OK to have another. If your original account was receiving too much spam, you were getting harassing e-mails or even if you just don’t like your screen name anymore, it may be time to set up an additional account. If you want to set this up as your main e-mail account, you can import all your contacts to it so you do not lose anyone’s information. AOL accounts are free, so you can have as many as you want.

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  1. Open your web browser and go to aol.com.

  2. Click the “Sign In” link next to the search box.

  3. Click the button that says, “Get a Free AOL Screen Name Now.” This will bring you to the registration page.

  4. Fill out all the information required. This includes your name, the email address and password, account security questions and answers, Postcode, birthday and a CAPTCHA code. The CAPTCHA code is the series of letters and numbers you have to type as they are shown in a picture. This will verify that you are a person and not an e-mail bot.

  5. Click the “Submit” button at the bottom.

  6. Start configuring your new e-mail address by clicking “Access Email Now.” You will be prompted to import contact lists. Also, you can click the “Settings” link to make any changes to account security and notification.

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About the Author

Michelle Varsallona started writing professionally in 2009. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in literature from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. She specializes in writing about all things mobile, gaming, geek-culture and vegan related.

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