AOL Instant Messenger, also known as AIM is still used by people all over the world. Although there are many other messaging apps available in the market, there are a few who do not want to migrate from AOL instant messenger to any other program or software. This can be readily used on PC, Mac, iPhone, Android and on the web.
The messenger offers varied features such as fun and easy group chats, sharing instant videos, tweets, images, etc. On top of that, you also have the advantage to get notifications from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, AOL Mail, and Gmail, etc. Moreover, you also get to use features such as working together on a project and easy file-sharing. For using this, all you need to do is create an account or download the AIM software and get started with it.
Steps to create an account for using AOL Instant Messenger
The primary requirement for using AIM is to sign-up/ create an account. By doing this, you will get a screen name which is the same as username or email address that you use for logging in. Follow the steps given below to learn how to set up a profile for AIM:
- From your web browser, go to AOL Instant Messenger.
- Now, click on the option that reads as “Get a screen name”.
- Afterward, tap on the “Create an account” option and hit the “Continue” button.
- In the space provided on the screen, enter the desired screen name for AIM. (You can also select from the available screen names.)
- After this, choose a strong password to protect your account.
- Further, you will be asked to choose a security question.
- Once you do this, click on the “Continue” button.
- After this, you will receive a confirmation mail from AOL.
- This will contain a link to verify your account.
- Once you are done setting up an account, you can then download the AIM software client and start using it.
How do I download AOL Instant Messenger?
A few simple steps to download AIM are given below. Follow them and start using AIM now.
- The first thing that you need to do is go to the official website of AOL.
- Login to your AOL account that you have created at mail.aol.com.
- Now, you will see a list of products including AOL Desktop gold, AOL Instant Messenger, etc.
- Click on the “Download” button present next to or under your desired product.
- The download will begin and you can start using AIM after that.
Reset AOL instant messenger password
If you have forgotten the password of your messenger, then you can reset it with the help of AIM (AOL Instant Messenger) Password Recovery tool. It will help you to find all encoded passwords that are stored on your PC under the account that you are using currently. The tool will then crack and decode the password and display it to you. This tool can also be used to crack the passwords of various profiles.