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I just bought a Motorola Razr (android) and when I try to add my aol email it says "connection timed out"... what can I do?

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What connection settings are you using?

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I tried :

  • IMAP Username:YourUsername@aol.com(or @love.com, @games.com, etc.)
  • Incoming Mail Server:imap.aol.com(Use port143for standard or993for SSL connections)
  • SMTP Outgoing Server Address:smtp.aol.comSet the port to587

but it wasn't working so I tried 

POP Setup Information

  • POP Username:YourUsername@aol.com(or @love.com, @games.com, etc.)
  • Incoming Mail Server:pop.aol.com(Use port110for standard or995for SSL connections)
    • Remember to check the option toLeave messages on the server
  • SMTP Outgoing Server Address:smtp.aol.comSet the port to587

It was still not working...

suddently it was working (both pop or imap) last saterday night but since then it have never been working again

Also when I go to "setting" and Imap and pop it says "

IMAP and POP Configuration Instructions

There was an unexpected error while retrieving POP/IMAP configuration. Please try again later.


Is yours a UK account?  What username are you trying to connect to?

no it's a @aol.fr account


Can you make sure that the domain in your username matches the domain in the settings?  For your username/account, did you put name@aol.com or name@aol.fr?

My bad, it's a @aol.com but i'm living in france. I put an @aol.com for my username. 

Pop is working well using pop.aol.com and 110

Imap is not working using imap.aol.com and 143....

Why that?


Are you trying to use POP or IMAP?  Is POP still working?  You can find the full settings at mail.aol.com by clicking 'Settings' and selecting IMAP and POP.

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