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Needto please.know how to activate AOL automatic signon,

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Needto please.know how to activate AOL automatic signon,
JA: What version of AOL are you using? And have you installed any updates lately?
Customer: (.*. Any version newer. Did not locate any newer
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: Auto-update. Yes.
JA: Anything else you want the computer expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: How do I mute all Aol sounds... you've got mail, etc.. Don't like it.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Michelle replied 11 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be the expert working with you today to help and resolve the problem you have posted.

Expert:  Michelle replied 11 months ago.

I am sorry to hear that you are having such trouble. I will try my best to help you out and resolve the problem as quick as possible.

Expert:  Michelle replied 11 months ago.

Solution and steps to try:

Log in to your AOL account, then choose Keywords –> Search by Keyword and enter ‘start up settings’:

Enter this and you’ll get to a screen that makes it pretty obvious how to turn on (or off) the automatic sign on feature:
AOL Startup Settings

Notice that my account is already set up for automatic login for the specified screen name. To disable this, just unclick the checkbox. If you do turn this on then you’ll get an important warning:

AOL Auto Signon Confirmation Dialog

I encourage you to think carefully about that before you decide to enable this feature!
Now, it turns out there’s a second way to get to this settings dialog if you have the AOL icon on your taskbar: right click on the icon then choose

Expert:  Michelle replied 11 months ago.

9.0 Settings… :


This produces the following dialog box:

And so you can make the changes by clicking on the Start-up Settings .
Good luck!

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