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outgoing mail unable to connect to server

Contributor dcastromd
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎05-02-2018
Message 31 of 33

Per Allen1 and Herd1 the solution below does work ...

on the iphone 8, my friend's verizon email started to do/have the same trouble, giving an error message when sending email (sorry I don't have the exact error any more).

In the settings for the verizon account, scroll down to the Outgoing Mail Server, click to open SMTP, remove the Primary Server (which probably says verizon.net), below you should see the smtp.aol.com option, click it, enable it, use the @verizon.net for the username and use port 465.  WHEW!!!! Shame on Verizon and/or AOL for not sharing this info with folks.  But, a lot of us know ... it is likely a way to get everyone to change to IMAP (which I bet they'd prefer).

Contributor nori
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎09-10-2018
Message 32 of 33

Thanks! Worked for me!

Contributor Clark6267
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎05-24-2014
Message 33 of 33

AOL changed their outgoing port:  


Port is now:   587


for outgoing mail.  


That was very painful to find.

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