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How do I set up an alert?

There are several ways to set up alerts by email, AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), or your mobile phone.

  1. Go to the Alerts Directory or sign on using your AOL software and go to AOL Keyword: Alerts Directory, and choose from several popular alert topics.
  2. Click on the Alert Me links you will see throughout the AOL service to instantly create alerts. If you're accessing AOL on the web, go to: