Forgot my AOL password, how reset it?

Let’s say that I forgot or lost my password, what can I do then to reset my password and recover the access to my account?

Related: Do you still know your AOL password but do you just want to change it? Here’s how to modify it >


 1  Forgot your password?

is the button you will need when you arrive on the AOL sign in page.

Open AOL sign in page >

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 2  Enter your AOL email address or username

and of course the captcha that you see on the screen. Click on Next when you’re ready.

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 3  Enter the alternate email address

That you entered while creating the account (in my case it’s an address)

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 4  Confirmation

You must see a confirmation now that a reset mail has been sent to the email address that you entered (if it’s linked to an AOL account of course). This link will expire in 72 hours so go to your inbox immediately.

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 5  Request to reset your password

is the title of the mail you will receive from AOL now. Click on the blue button (or paste the link in your web browser if you can’t click on it).

Important: If you didn’t receive this mail, don’t forget to check your junk/spam folder (or restart the procedure from step 1 to resend the mail).

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 6  New password

Type the new password that you want 2 times. Click on Next afterwards.

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 ✓  Result

You are automatically logged in again. You have now reset your password and recovered your account.

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