Updated: April 13, 2023
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by Vlad Shvets
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My aol.com mail has all of sudden started sending hundreds of messages a day

I used my desk top for years with no problm. Tried to use app on cell phone went I traveled but problem started and deleted it from my phone.

Hello, thank you for using Howly.
What troubleshooting have you done with your Aol. mail so far?


Customer Replay

None. I would not know what to trouble shoot?

Got it, no worries, I will do everything I can in order to help you!
Could you please clarify what messages are we talking about? Is it sending emails from your account?

Customer Replay

New Mail Had over 300 messages on it everyday for past five days. Spam had 30 or so all of it with some good mail in the new mail
Deleted app on cell phone when problem began.

I see, so you receive a lot of spam, right?

Customer Replay

Yes but on new mail

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Could you please clarify if these spam emails have anything similar, like keywords?

Customer Replay

no, tried unsubsubscribing but did not seem to work

I see
Could you please take a photo of one of these spam emails? Just want to know if it is some kind of promotion or something else.

Customer Replay

unsubsubscribing indivual emails

To attach your screenshot to our chat, you need to press the paper clip button in the lower right corner of the chat window. Then you have to choose an image and confirm sending.
Alternatively, you can send it via email: help@howly.com

Customer Replay

where do I text picture the mails I am getting are from all kinds of advertisers stuff I normally would see in spam which I never read and delete

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Got it, could you please tell me the email address you receive spam emails on?

Customer Replay

Just looked at emails and they come from all kinds of advertisers with different addresses nothing common to any of the except they should be in spam. Should I shut downioad aol and reload it?

Top answer

Please follow this:

  1. Open https://www.aol.com/
  2. Sign in to your account via the 'Login/Join button'
    After that, we can set the Spam filter
Customer Replay

I think I have and Got new titles for block mail

Top answer

Noted that, *****.
Please follow these instructions:

  1. Once logged in, click on options at the top right-hand corner then Mail Settings.
  2. In your mail settings, click on the Spam Settings tab.
  3. Finally in your Spam Settings, change your spam filter to a level you desire.

Also, keep me tuned if there will appear any issues or additional questions!

Customer Replay

Thanks I got it from here.

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You're very welcome!
Is there anything else I can do for you today?

Customer Replay

Thanks for your help

No problem!

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