Email (Electronic mail) allows you to exchange messages, documents, photographs, and sounds, with anyone with an email address, virtually anywhere in the world, virtually instantaneously.
There is no charge for sending or receiving email on the AOL Email on the Web service.
How to Sign on to AOL Email on the Web
1. Go to http://email.aol.co.uk.
2. Enter your Screen Name and password, then click the Sign On button.
Note: If your Web browser displays a Security Alert message, click the Yes or OK button to continue.
You will know that you have email waiting to be read two ways:
Note: Typically, the Folder List will show two separate folders, New Email and Old Email. If Settings is changed to show a unified inbox, a single Inbox folder will be displayed instead, containing all new and old email.
The New Email folder (or Inbox, depending on your Settings) is automatically and regularly refreshed, so there is no longer a need to manually click a button to see if any new messages have arrived. If you'd like to manually refresh the folder, click the Email button near the upper right of the window. If you are on a different button when a new message arrives into the New Email folder, the Email button will turn green. A sound will also be played (if turned on).
You can use a Web browser to read your email through the AOL.co.uk Web page. After you open a message, the message no longer appears in bold font on your message list. Only unread messages appear in bold.
1. In the Email section, click the New Email link
(or Inbox, depending on your Settings).
2. Click the subject of the message you would like to read. A new window will open.
The email window has several buttons that give you the following options: