How to Setup AOL Email on iPhone or iPad


  1. Once you have logged in to your Aol account via https://login.aol.com using a web browser, click on your account name at the top right corner.
  1. Then, go to the ‘Account security’ tab and switch the ‘Allow apps that use less secure sign in’ slider.

Now you can authorize in Spark simply using your email and password. To do this, follow instructions below.

  1. If you haven’t already, download and install Spark mail app on your iPhone or iPad to get started. If you’re already using Spark and want to add a AOL account, these instructions here instead.
  2. Launch Spark on your iPhone or iPad
  3. Read the intro screens by swiping them to the left or tap the “Skip” button at the bottom if you’re familiar with Spark’s features already.
  1. Type in your email address, tick the checkbox next to “I agree to the Spark Terms of Use and Privacy Policy” and tap on the “Next” button to proceed further.
  1. On the next screen, enter your AOL password and tap Next. Then, tap on the blue ‘Allow’ button to grant Spark access to your email account, so you can use your AOL within Spark.

That’s it! There are no Settings to configure and no servers to specify. Just sign into your AOL account and start using Spark for iOS.


How to Add AOL Email to Spark for iOS

  1. Get Spark from the App Store for your iPhone and iPad and launch the app.
  2. Tap on the Sidebar button at the top left of the screen.
  1. Scroll down till you see the ‘Settings’ option and tap on it.
  1. Tap on ‘Mail Accounts’ and then on the ‘Add Account’ button at the bottom.
  1. Tap on the ‘Set Up Account Manually’ button in blue.
  1. Enter your @AOL email and password to sign into your AOL account.
  1. Tap on the ‘Allow’ button to let Spark access your AOL Account, so that you can start using your AOL email with Spark on iPhone or iPad.
  2. Choose how you’d like Spark to handle notifications for you and then click ‘Done’.

That’s it! Spark will automatically set up your AOL account on your iPhone and iPad and all you emails will be accessible for you to use.