Maybe you are looking to create a new AOL email account and wish to close the existing one, or you have multiple email accounts and you think that your AOL Mail is not so useful for you anymore. No matter the reason due to which you are looking delete your AOL Mail account, you can do so easily by following the instructions mentioned below.
However, before you delete your AOL Mail account, make sure of the following:
- Take a backup of your important emails, contacts, documents etc.
- Check if you have any paid subscription associated with your AOL Mail. Make sure to unsubscribe and clear dues (if any).
- Check if you have any social networking account associated with your AOL Mail.
- Inform others who may usually contact you through this email address. Provide them with an alternate email address.
Once you are done making the above changes. You can follow these instructions to delete your AOL Mail account.
Steps to Delete AOL Mail Account
1.) On your web browser, open the AOL website via link https://www.aol.com/. In case you are not already signed into your AOL mail account, you will need to log in by clicking on the Login / Join option given on the upper-right corner of AOL Mail webpage.
2.) Once you are signed into your AOL Mail account, scroll down to find and select the option MY ACCOUNT. This will direct you to your account and service page.
NOTE: Make sure that you don’t click on the MY ACCOUNT option given on the left-hand side of the webpage as it will direct you to the Account Settings page.
3.) Now, click on the Manage My Subscriptions link located below Services heading on the left-hand side under the MY ACCOUNT page.
4.) Next, you will need to click on the Cancel option located on the lower-right hand side of the Plan Information section. Doing so will take you to the cancellation window.
5.) On the cancellation page, click on the CANCEL AOL option given at the bottom-side of the window. Once you will click on this button, your AOL Mail account will be deleted at once.
So, this is how you can easily and quickly delete your AOL Mail account.
Steps to Delete an AOL Email Account from an iPhone
1.) On your iPhone, tap on the Settings app icon. You will be directed to the Settings’ section of your iPhone.
2.) Under Settings, you will need to scroll down and tap on the Mail, Contacts, Calendars option.
NOTE: If you are using iOS 10, you will need to select the Mail option.
3.) Next, you will need to select your AOL account from the Accounts section.
NOTE: If you are using iOS 10, you will need to select the Accounts option before you get the list of email accounts configured to your iPhone.
4.) After selecting your AOL account, you will need to tap on the Delete Account button located at the bottom of the screen.
5.) Then, tap on the Delete from My iPhone button to confirm your action of removing AOL email account from your iPhone.
And, this is how you will be able to remove your AOL Email account from your iPhone.