How to Generate AOL Mail App Password to Backup Email Messages

Mark Regan ~ Modified: 09-03-2022 ~ How To ~ 1 Minute Reading

To backup the AOL Mail account, we need to create and use an App Password instead of the AOL Mail regular password.

Here are the steps you need to follow to create an AOL Mail App Password.

Create and manage AOL Mail app passwords

  1. Sign in and go to the AOL Account security page via this URL
  2. Click Generate app password
  3. It will ask you to select your app from the drop-down menu.
    You can select Other App and provide a name for it.
  4. Click Generate.
  5. Follow the instructions below the password. …
  6. Click Done.
  7. Use this app password and your email address in AOL backup software to start the backup process.