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AOL Help: About the AOL Email on the Web Display Settings

You can customise how your AOL Email on the Web mailbox and address book will display information and customise the behaviour of your mailbox.

 

How to Get to the AOL Email on the Web Display Settings Page

1. Go to http://email.aol.co.uk.
2. In the Screen Name box, type your AOL Screen Name.
3. In the Password box, type your AOL password.
4. Click the Sign On button.
5. Click the Settings button.
6. Click the Display link. This will take you to the Display Settings page.
7. Configure your display settings by following the FAQs below.

 

Page Size Setting
New Email Setting
Reading Setting
Addresses Setting

 

Page Size Setting

You can adjust the number of emails that display per page to make it easier for you to browse your mailbox for email.

To change the page size setting:
In the Display Settings area, In lists, show __ items per page box, type a number from 1-100 to indicate the number of emails you want to show on each page.

 

New Email Setting

You can adjust the way your mailbox will display and how it will behave when new email arrives in your mailbox by clicking the box next to the feature to either place a check mark in it to enable the feature or clear it to disable the feature. There are three features you can select:

  • Show a unified Inbox instead of New Email and Old Email: If this option is enabled, you will see an Inbox folder in your AOL Email on the Web mailbox containing all your old and new email.
  • Play sound when new email is received: If this option is enabled, you will hear an audible alert that new email has arrived while you are signed into AOL Email on the Web.
  • Display new email automatically: If this option is enabled, new email will display as soon as it arrives in your AOL Email on the Web mailbox.

 

Reading Setting

You can determine whether the next message will display automatically when you move or delete the current email by clicking the box next to Display next message after move/delete to either place a check mark in it to enable the feature, or clear it to disable the feature.

Addresses Setting

You can change the way your AOL Email on the Web address book displays the names in your address book and the way your address book is sorted. You can adjust these two settings:

  • Display Order:: You can adjust this setting by clicking the Display Order: drop-down menu to open it, choose your name order preference from the list, then click it.
  • Sort By:: You can adjust this setting by clicking the Sort By: drop-down menu to open it, choose your name sorting preference from the list, then click it.