Yes, you can delete your AOL email account whenever you wish to. However, before you delete your AOL Mail account, it is strongly recommended to make sure of the following:
- Make sure to backup your important emails, documents, contacts, etc.
- In case you have any paid subscription associated with your AOL Mail, make sure to cancel it and clear dues if any.
- In case you have any social networking account linked with your AOL Mail, consider it changing.
- Also, make sure to inform people who may contact you through this email address. Provide them with an alternate email address to keep in touch with you.
After you have considered the above-mentioned changes, follow these steps to delete your AOL Mail account.
Steps to Delete AOL Mail Account Using Computer
1.) On your computer, open a web browser and sign in to your AOL mail account. Once you are logged into your AOL Mail account, go to the AOL account termination page.
2.) Once you are on the AOL account termination page, go through the information provided on this page to terminate your account.
3.) After going through the information provided on the page, follow the on-screen prompts to close your AOL account.
NOTE: If you wish to recover your account, you will need to simply sign in to your AOL account within 30 days of closing it. While for most of the region the reactivation period is 30 days, for Australia, India, and New Zealand, it is 90 days and for Brazil, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, it is 180 days.
Steps to Un-Sync/Delete AOL Mail Account from Android Device
1.) On your Android device, tap on the Settings app icon to open it.
2.) Under Settings screen, select Accounts option from the list and tap on your AOL account.
3.) Next, tap on your account name on the next screen to get to the account’s sync options section.
4.) Close the slider button next to all the options to un-sync your AOL Mail account from Android.
5.) To remove your AOL mail account from your Android device, tap on the menu icon located on the top-right corner of the screen and select Remove account option from the drop-down menu. Your AOL account will be removed from your Android device.
Steps to Close your Premium AOL Subscription
1.) On your computer, open a web browser and go to link http://myaccount.aol.com/. Sign in to your account if you are not logged in already.
2.) Next, go to My Services and select the Subscriptions option.
3.) Then, click on the Manage option located next to the plan you wish to cancel.
4.) After that, click on the Cancel Billing option and select the reason for cancellation.
5.) Finally, click on the Cancel link located at the bottom of the page to close your premium AOL subscription.
Steps to Un-Sync/Delete AOL Mail Account from iPhone Device
1.) On your iPhone, tap on the Settings app icon and select Mail, Contacts, Calendars option. If you are using iOS 10, you will need to select the Mail option.
2.) Next, go to the Accounts section and select your AOL account from the next screen.
NOTE: If you are using iOS 10, you will need to select the Accounts option to get to the complete list of email accounts.
3.) Then, tap on the Delete Account button located on the bottom of the screen.
4.) After that, tap on the Delete from my iPhone button to confirm your action of deleting your AOL email account from your iPhone.
Steps to Remove Accounts in the AOL App
1.) Tap on the Settings icon located at the bottom of the main menu.
2.) Next, tap on the Manage Accounts option.
3.) Then, tap on the Edit option.
4.) After that, tap on the Remove option located next to the account you wish to delete.
5.) Finally, tap on the Done option to delete accounts in your AOL app.
And this is how you can delete the AOL email account using your computer, Android, and iPhone.