Recovering your AOL password starts with a
simple trick i.e. checking your browser as most of the browsers have the
auto-fill feature that can help you log in to your account even if you have
forgotten the password. You must have noticed that pop-up that asks you save
your password after you enter the username and password on a password-protected
In case you have recently logged in to your
AOL account, you might have saved the password for your account. So, if you
haven’t deleted your browser cookies yet, you may be able to log in without
entering the password as just double-tapping in the password field can do the
Also, you can retrieve your forgotten AOL password from the settings of your browser. This feature can be found in almost every browser, all you need is the latest version.
Those who avoid saving their password in a browser,
need to reset their password. Here below we have tried to answer the question “How
do I recover my AOL email” or “how to
reset AOL password”.
How to Reset AOL Email Password:
AOL has always been a user-friendly platform and the exclusive password reset process has made it even more convenient to use. Follow the steps to reset AOL password.
Reset using phone number:
Go to the AOL sign-in page
Enter your username
Tap on I forgot my password
Type the username again
Type the phone number linked with your
Again click Next
In order to verify your identity, you need
the verification code that you receive on your respective phone number.
can select any method from “Yes, text me
a verification code” and “call me
with a verification code”
receiving the code, enter it in the “Enter
enter the new password for your account
Reset with secondary email address:
Perform the steps 1-6 from the above method
Select Try another verification option
a reset link to my recovery email address
and you will receive an email on an alternative email address
Access the alternative email address to
access the password reset link
Click on the Reset password link in the email
Now enter a new password on the redirected
Reset AOL password by answering the security question:
Provide the answer for your security question
If you have answered correctly, you will get
a link to reset your password.
Now after creating a new password, you will
be able to login to your account.
How to Remember Your Password:
It is quite natural to forget the complex
passwords, as you cannot rely upon your memory all the time. So, it is
important to keep your password saved somewhere or you can use a reliable
password manager. Also, enabling the Two Factor Authentication and other
security-key help you avoid password related issues.
How to create a secure password?
Do not use anything common such as your
number or name
Use a different password for different web
Try to keep a long password
Try to use a unique combination of letters,
numbers, and characters.
Avoid using your personal details like
Keep your recovery methods updated.
Regularly change your password.
Nevertheless, users can also borrow a helping hand from the AOL support executive to recover the AOL password in a hassle-free manner.
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