Make Folders in AOL Email – Steps to create a new folder in AOL Mail

by admin | Posted on Saturday, May 30th, 2020

An untidy and clumsy AOL mail inbox can lead you to miss some important emails. It is a smart idea to divide AOL mail inbox into small sub-folders to organize your emails in a better way. The best thing about AOL is that it allows you to make folders in AOL mail using both webmail and AOL mobile application. Although the process to create a folder in AOL mail using a computer or Mobile app is quite similar there is a small difference which you should take note of.

Keep reading this post till the end because here we will explain you the step by step method to make folders in AOL mail and declutter the inbox. Additionally, we will help you manage the new folders in AOL mail effortlessly.

Steps to create a new folder in AOL Mail

Creating a new folder within the AOL mail inbox is just a few clicks away. All you need to do is follow the steps given below:

  1. First of all, you need to log in to your AOL mail account on your desktop computer (make sure you use a compatible browser to sign-in to AOL mail)
  2. Go to the left hand side panel and find “Folder” option.
  3. Click the “+” sign appearing next to the “Folder” option.
  4. Enter a name for the new folder.
  5. Finally, press the “Enter” button.

That’s all you need to do in order to make folders in AOL Mail. The folder will be created and listed in the “Folders” category. You may repeat the above-mentioned steps if you want to make more new folders.

How to move Emails to the new folder in AOL Mail?

After creating the new folder within AOL Mail inbox you can easily move emails to that folder. In order to do that you just have to follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Open the AOL inbox or any other folder having the emails you want to move in the new folder.
  2. Click on the box appearing next to each email message you want to transfer to the new folder.
  3. After that, you have to click on the “More” button appearing at the top of the page.
  4. Now, the list of all the available folders will appear on your screen under the “Move to” option.
  5. Click on the name of your new folder or the folder where you want to transfer the emails.

Now, you can access all the moved emails in your new folder.

How to make folders in AOL Mail mobile application?

The most convenient way to access AOL mail on phone or tablet is using the AOL mobile app. You can also create folders in AOL mail through the mobile application as well.

  1. Run AOL app and tap on the mail icon appearing right at the bottom of the screen. (The mail icon looks like an envelope)
  2. Tap the back arrow available at the top left corner of the screen. This will open the list of all the available folders in your AOL mail account.
  3. Tap on the “+” sign appearing next to the “Folders” option at the bottom of the list.
  4. Type in the name of the new folder as per your wish.
  5. Tap on the “Return” button to create the folder.
  6. Finally, tap on “OK” when the confirmation message of folder creation appears.

The process to send email to the new folder in the mobile app is quite similar to that we discussed earlier while creating folders in web version of AOL. Here is how you transfer email between folders in AOL mail.

  1. Tap on the boxes next to the emails you are looking to move.
  2. Then, Tap on the “Folder” icon appearing at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Select the folder where you want to transfer the email messages.

How to rename folders in AOL Mail?

Although it is very easy to make folders in AOL mail but having too many folders also makes your AOL mail account looks clumsy. You can also rename the existing folder in AOL mail to move your emails to them. Here is how you can rename existing folders in AOL Mail.

  1. Login to your AOL mail account and open “Folders” option in the left hand side panel.
  2. Click on the settings gear icon.
  3. Type in the new name for your folder.
  4. Finally, click on the “Save” button.

Additional Tips and Tricks

  • You can also make folders in AOL mail while moving the email messages. Just click on “Add Folder” button when you get prompted to select the folder to move emails.
  • Any folder you make from the mobile app or a computer will reflect on the other devices as well till your AOL mail account uses IMAP.
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