How to Recover a Lost AOL Password Without Resetting It

By C.J. Burry

AOL is a massive American internet service and multimedia company. One of the main services that AOL provides for its users is access to a user-friendly email server. This server can be used to send and receive emails to other accounts around the world. However, just like your keys, your wallet and the remote, passwords to email addresses can easily be lost. When this happens, you can go onto the Internet service and retrieve your lost AOL password without having the change it.

Step 1

Go to aol.com.

Step 2

Find the login box on the main page.

Step 3

Click on the "forgot password" link, which is underneath the login box.

Step 4

Type in the user information that you do know. This will be your current email address as well as your name as it appears on the AOL billing information.

Step 5

Type in the last four digits of your billing credit card for further verification.

Step 6

Click on the "next" button at the bottom of the screen.

Step 7

Enter an alternative email address where you can retrieve your password.

Step 8

Press "submit." Retrieve your AOL password from the alternate email address you entered.