There could be several reasons why AOL users need to delete the AOL account and one reason could be that they have multiple accounts and now they need to close one. If you are using this account on Windows 10, then the process to remove it is quite simple. Those users who are using AOL email app on their Android devices can also go through the same process to remove their account. These steps apply if you wish to delete your account permanently.
Steps to delete an AOL email account
Follow these steps carefully to delete the AOL account from your Windows as well as Mac or iOS device.
- The first thing you need to do is log in to your account by visiting mail.aol.com.
- Now, scroll down and locate “My Account” or directly visit myaccount.aol.com.
- Under this page, click on the link that reads as “Manage My Subscriptions”.
- Further, click on the “Cancel” option present next to your “Plan Info” section.
- This will redirect you to the cancellation window.
- When it opens, click on the “Cancel AOL” option. You will find it present at the bottom of the window.
- When you click this option, your AOL account will be canceled or deleted permanently.
AOL account deactivated due to inactivity- Resolved
This situation usually arises when you do not use your AOL account for a period of a month. In order to continue using AOL mail services, one should log in to his account at least once a month. If he fails to do so, then his account might deactivate due to inactivity. If your account is deactivated, then you can reactivate it again. But, doing so will not bring back the emails of that time when your account was deactivated.
Steps to reactivate AOL account
Reactivating the AOL email account means logging in to your account once again using the same process that you used to sign in. This is how to do it:
- Launch a web browser and go to the login page of AOL.
- Here, type your login credentials i.e. email ID or the username.
- Further, click on the “Next” option.
- Enter your AOL mail login password in the provided space.
- Now, tap on “Sign In” to reactivate your account.
In case you are having trouble to delete or reactivate your account, then you may contact the customer care executives. They will provide you with the best solution to resolve your query in no time.