Can AOL Mail Be Transferred to Yahoo?

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Yahoo Mail permits you to associate other email addresses with your account so that you can receive mail from multiple sources all in one place. AOL uses a Post Office Protocol server to transfer messages contained in your mailbox to other email services. To link your AOL account with Yahoo Mail, provide Yahoo with your account credentials and the address of the POP server from which you want to receive your mail.

1 Log in to Yahoo Mail

Log in to Yahoo Mail, and then point your cursor to the gear icon on the top right side of the page.

2 Click Settings

Click "Settings," and then click the "Add" button on the Accounts tab.

3 Click Save

Type your AOL email address and a description for the account into the available fields, and then click "Save."

4 Log in to AOL Mail

Log in to AOL Mail, and then open the confirmation message Yahoo sent to your mailbox.

5 Follow the instructions

Follow the instructions in the email to verify your AOL account with Yahoo Mail.

6 Return to your Yahoo Mail account

Return to your Yahoo Mail account, open "Settings," click your AOL address, and then click "Edit."

7 Check Set Up to Receive Emails

Check "Set Up to Receive Emails," and then type your display name, email address and password into the available fields.

8 Type''

Type "" (without quotation marks) into the POP Server field, and then click "Save" to begin receiving messages from your AOL account.

  • Copies of messages you receive in Yahoo Mail from your AOL account will be deleted from your AOL Mail inbox.

Ruri Ranbe has been working as a writer since 2008. She received an A.A. in English literature from Valencia College and is completing a B.S. in computer science at the University of Central Florida. Ranbe also has more than six years of professional information-technology experience, specializing in computer architecture, operating systems, networking, server administration, virtualization and Web design.