How to create new screen names on AOL (America Online)?
I need to create a new screen name in AOL but am not sure how to do so. Can you help me out?
First off, let me say that I don't help kids try to circumvent protections that their parents have put in place: if you're a minor and want to foil the protections your folks have created, then you'd be much, much better off just talking with them and asking for permission. There's a reason that they're watching out for you...
Having said that, let's go through the process of creating a new screen name on AOL, because if you have a parental controls screen name, you won't be able to do this anyway, and if you don't, well, then you're legit.
Log in to America Online (AOL) as usual, then choose Account Settings --> Screen Name. (I'm using a Mac for these examples, but the Windows version is almost exactly the same. On the Mac, the Account Settings option is found on the "AOL" menu).
Now you'll see something like this:
Click on the "CREATE a screen name" and you'll promptly be asked if you're creating an account for a child or not:
I'll choose "NO" here, and then get this:
As you can see, you can take one of their suggested screen names, based on pulling bits out of your profile, or you can enter one of your own. If you enter one, be warned that there are a lot of AOL users, so it's not easy to find a screen name that hasn't already been taken!
From this point, the process is pretty self-explanatory, so I won't step through any further. This should get you started in the right direction, though, and good luck to you!
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Reader Comments To Date: 449
I'm trying to get rid of my primary screenname (I'm not an AOL member, but I set up an email account with Netscape some years ago and can't get rid of it...). Can you help out?
Eternal gratitude if you can, if not, thanks anyway for this service!
Sorry to say that I think you're stuck forever with your primary screen name, unless you cancel your account and sign up for a new one, but then you'll lose all the other screennames too, I expect. That's why once I signed up, I picked a different screen name and have ignored the primary ever since (and yet it gets tons of spam. Go figure)
ya i cant find out how to get a aol screen name it jus brings me up to aim and i downloaded aim and it dont work wut do i do
You're probably not authorized to create new screen names, Kelsey. Sorry!
I'm trying to get a new aim name but when i tried it says "the maximum ammount of screen names has been reached for this email address" so do u know how to delete aim screen names?
im trying to get an aim screen name but im not able to on aim. how could i get an aim screen name from aol?
I want to make a new screen name, but everytime I click create a new screen name it goes to a blank page. Have any links to the page?
I really want to delete a master screen name as the function that it was intended to represent is no longer a valid one. Why cannot this be done without forcing the creation of a new account? It seems to be an economic decision by AOL.
To sound just a little geeky, I think it's simply because the primary account name is the "database key": delete it and everything else vanishes too.
My niece got on line on my computer and put her user name and password on and did not click save and now she is incarcerated and I dont know what to do, she also did something because I now have a start up error telling me a required DllC60Cmmon file is not there can you help me if not I can understand THANK YOU VERY MUCH, Michelle
there is a way u can get a new screenname with out any hastle its this website but i cant remember what it is
i cant make an aim screen name neither can someone send the link the the "get a screen name" page?
My granddaughter put all her names on aim. Now when I come on line the first thing come up is her name. How do I get rid of this.
Also how can I change my name on YAHOO? THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP.
AIM is a different beast to AOL itself. Go into the AIM preferences and you should be able to remove some of your alternative screen names and/or change the default name when you connect. Good luck, Dorothy!
I am trying to create a screen name but it keeps on saying info on prantal control and i press ok and it does nothing what should I do
i am trying to restore this old screen name, so i went to restore screen names...and it wasn't there...because you cant restore them after 6 months...they go out so other people cna use them...so i emailed it and it said there was no such screen name...somebody else cant have it cause it still ahs my buddy icon...so i tried to make a new screenname out of the old on(same name)...it said it was already in use...so if i cant restore it and nobody else has it what exactly should i do..i kinda need it back...
how come every time that i try to make a new screen name is always says that i am to young and that i cant. what is wrong with that
Brianna, your account has parental controls set up by the master screen name on the account. I presume that's your Mom or Dad. You'll have to talk with them before you can create a new screen-name on AOL.
haha i restored my old screen name i deleted it two years ago...i'm still not sure how i did it...might have to do with that thing with aol dropping all the screen names, ones people were still using, and then restorin them again...i also got back two other past restoring(6 months) screen names...yes!...lookin to get an old screen name back after you deleted it? i guess just sign in like usual with your old password and everything...and voila...
I need help on creating a new screen name on aol 9.0
I have been on aol for about 10 years. I would like to restore some old screenames that aol took out of my "restore" bin. How do I do that? Thanks, Suzanne\PS: I checked and they are not being used by any other member!
hey dave...i just got the new aol dsl and i cannot for the life of me find any of my old features. where is this mythical "account settings" you speak of? also, i couldn't get onto pogo to play games cuz i didn't have java. i downloaded java and i still can't get on. is it cuz of pop-up blockers? if so, how do i disable them? thanks man!! the account settings thing is important, so if you can only answer one question, that's it. -maria
A few months back i created an AOL screen name for my work requirments. Anyway, when i did so it asked me if i would like to set it to the 'master screen name' so I did & i did not know what this meant. Now I have forgotton my password & because I can't get into that account, when AOL says "would you like us to send you your password in an e-mail" I obviously can't. Do you know any way in which I could switch my new screen name into a master one as I am not receiving important e-mail. Thanks,
My name is Tabitha is the a way of getting all your emails from an account that has just been closed to an account that is just opened to be able to let people know your new address from your old my old account is firstname.lastname@example.org and my new one is email@example.com
Tabitha, I'm sorry to say that there isn't a way to get your old mail, as far as I know, and redirect people to your new address. In general, I find that the vast -- VAST -- majority of people get an email address and stick with it. I'm surprised you keep changing your email address every year, frankly!
I have aol and aim. For aim I just use my aol screen name. We are getting a new internet provider, but will I still be able to use the same screen name on aim even when we don't have aol anymore? Or will I have to get a new aim screen name?
Hi my aol is not letting me search things. i can only use enternet explorer and i need to change my aol screennames password, not for my master screen name
can not get started with using screen names to redo them
hey dave...i have a lot of screenames and i want to delete almost all of them. i cannot figure out how to delete them and the aim site has no way for anyone to get in contact with them. can you help me please?
Hi Dave, I have been using aol. and someone upgraded me to another version I can not locate the previously saved mail I saved on the old aol can you tell me how I can retrieve it there is a file called pfc but it will not open says not enough memory on aol. not sure what to use to open it. Thanks.
i want to make a new account on aol using windows. can u show me how??
Dave...I just got AOL DSL and I cannot find the "account settings" to setup an additional screen name under my account?
HEY IM TRYING TO GET MYSELF TO AOL BECUASE MY 14 YEAR OLD SON IS IN MY WAY SO I WANT TO MAKE MY OWN SO I WOUN'T GET INTO HIS SITE I APPRICIATE YOUR HELP IN GUIDING ME .
when i try to get a new aim sn it says my aol an has too many aim sns....how do i delete some of my aim sn's?
Ok, I can't get onto regular AOL so I am using internet Explorer, and checking my mail from there. But I am trying to make a new one, I don't know how...please help?
I am trying to download all my new screen names onto my desktop so I can select one of them each time I want to sign in rather than signing in as 'guest' all the time. Can you show me how to do this?
i want to change my aol name back but how can i do it when it a delet?
i'd like to delete one of my master screenames .. can that be done?
Is there any way I can change a password on a different acount from a different computer? I have a screen name on a different computer and different account, but cannot reach it for now and I need to change the password. It's critical. Thanks for your help, Dave.
Sam, the only thing I can think of is to log in to that account on the computer you have currently, then change the password. That should do the trick.
this is my brothers screen name , how do i get my own?.
I would like to create a new account for an existing screen name. Please provide all information related. Thank you.
Renee, you can't create a new account for an existing screen name. You can create a new screen name, but accounts are glued quite solidly to screen names, and I've heard from plenty of people who get upset when they create new accounts just to find that the screen name doesn't move with them.
I have a screen name but my account has been off for awhile and my profile is still up so my name should still work but i've forgotten my password. So how could i get it since there is no way to get on it?
i created new screename but when i try to get on i cant it will disconnect only the original screename works to get online why?
hi, i am trying to get rid of my old screen name and i wont a new screen name please
I AM 22 YEARS OLD .I NEED THIS AOL FOR MY HOMEWORK.I AM IN COLLAGE.OK
i keep on trying to create a new screen name because i dont like the one i have now but every time i try to get a new one it says PAGE CANOT BE DISPLAYED why wont the page show up?????
I would like to add another Screen Name to our other two. What is my next step?
hi. i have an email address and i am trying to sign up for aim. i used my email address once but it said that it couldnt connect to the sign up thing. so i tried again and it said i had used my email to many times but i had never used it before! please help me.
I'm new to computers & AOL. Don't understand what
is meant by go to this, press that, on and on. Why
don't you create a term list for "Dummies" like
myself so we can understand WHAT these directions are trying to tell us what to do and so on ?
I started out with Email Add "AwesomeWelshKing"
I want to continue with that!In applying for AOL
Security Edition Offer I punched something I was
told to and now cranagesr1 is showing up. I really
want everything to show up as AwesomeWelshKing
HOW DO I CREATE A MASTER S/N
i already have and existing screen name on another computer, but how do i add my screen name under a different master screen name?
how do u make a new AIM screen name is what I was looking for .Could you make one a bout that
hi,i want to have a screenname but i have no idea how to get one. can you help me create a screen name?
i need help on getting a new sn (screenname) and every time i try it , it says something like try again or its not in service........i dont now help me make one and ill be very greatful
thank you. :) :] thankz.-jenny
where do i go to get another screen name for aol.
uch, so ive been thinkin of so much screennames but all of em are already regitered so d you hav any suggestions? please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I have an existing AOL Account. I in a rush I created an AIM Screen Name and now want to add that SN to my current AOL account. When I try to add it says that the name is already taken. When I go the other route to "use existing AIM SN" it asks for cc information like I am creating another account. HELP ME!!
All I want to do is add a scree name to my account. All that comes up now is this ask dave thing. it does not link me to where I want to go. I've been running around this web page "ask dave" too long now. Take me straight to the place where I add an screen name, now!!!
hi dave i got aol on mii computer and i want an screen name on aol and i want it for free and i want the buddylist to pop up
HOW DO I GET MY OWN SCREEN NAME FOR TEH FIRST TIME
HAHAha Whew, hilarious reading with these comments. I had to keep rubbing my eyes and looking at the dates to make sure they were really from 2005 and not 1995! What a flashback to the early days of the net.
LOL I mean, what kind of question is, "HELLO I NEED THIS FOR SCHOOL I AM IN COLLAGE. OK." AHAHAHAHahahahaha..... Scary. Thanks for the good chuckles! =-)
how do I change a screen name, without deleting everything? My daughter wants to change her screen name, but we don't know how without deleting her present one, and making a new one..
we had swithed accounts and my old screen name is under my old account how will i be able to get it back
My fiance and I both opened up seperate accounts. Dumb! He opened one on the laptop and I opened one on the desktop. However, in order for him to check his email on the desktop he has to sign on as a guest. How can I cancel out one membership but keep another under the other account and pay only one monthly bill? Also, how do I add this screen name under my account on the desk top?
what website do i go to to make a new screen name i have 1 i want to make another one but i can't figure it out can you help or give me the website to go on to to do waht i want done.
need help with a new screen names
i can not get my computer to make me a new s/n evertime i get all the information down it all goes away when i hit the buttencan you help me
Hi I need help I'm going crazy trying to add my son on so he can play the new aol learning games. I already have an account for my daughter and it says you can add up to six users with a regular account. Well I guess I don't have a regular account so how do I add him. I go through internet explorer. Hope you can help thanks Dave.
please make me this screen name
Hello i dont know how to change my master screen name!!!!!!! and its driving me crazy!!!!! can u please help ME????????
I don't believe that you can change your master screen name without signing up for an entirely new account.
how do i change my sn(screen name)?
i need my child to be proteced by pop up blockers
ok...dude i need help...i need help on how 2 gt rid of my screen names!!!pleze help me on it!!!!!
Hi, well I need help. OK I got a new password again, and no my two kids can not get on their screenames, it says invalid password, and I was wondering how do I change their passwords while Im n my screename im the masters screename if you can reply with an email please neeed help
i was given a used computer. the person did not erase his screen name. Now every time i log on, i am on as a guest. and have to enter name and password every time. how do i become the primary user. your help will be appreciated, thanks
I am tring to make a screen name.. Well I know how to and btw I am tring to make a short screen name and that rocks like..... swirlypink but someone took that one already and I dont like my uddy list so does anyone have suggestions?
Denise, quite seriously, I'd recommend that you do a clean install of the operating system on the computer. You have no idea of what viruses, spyware, or other junk might be left behind...
Suhyun, picking a good screen name is a massive hassle, no question. I get frustrated when I try to set up something new, but my experience is that if you come up with 3 or more words that you want to string together, it's often available, whereas any one or two word combination is probably long since gone. Good luck!
Everytime that i try to get a screenname, i fill everything out and push enter, then it says that its not available at this time. Ive been trying for the last 3 days.
Person, this is an amusing, yet logical mistake. When AOL says that a screenname isn't available 'at this time' they're really saying that 'someone else has this screenname'. You need to pick a different one, as odds are it'll NEVER free up.
I have the same problem as person!
I have made a screen name on AOL for my daughter but she has forgotten her password. I wanna know is there any way that I can change it on my account.Thanks:)
i want to change password my aol master screen name
Hopefully you can help me....I created an AOL account on a computer that is no longer set-up. I just sign on as a guest on other computers. However, I now need to add a screenname to my account and I cannot access my account settings. I have tried aol help but have received none. Is there any way to do this without setting up the computer I created the account on?
Thanks for your time, any input would be appreciated!
Why can't you just log in using your master account name and add new screen names that way?
I guess I assumed that because I'm not listed as a user I wouldn't be able to sign in unless it was as a guest. I'll try that though.
I just have a question I created a new account with a different screen name and want to know if there is anyway that I can get back my old buddy list didn't write them down and had so many friends and family in there if you could help me I would appreciate it can you email me if you can help thanks
I don't believe you can do that, Barbara. Alas. Very frustrating for a lot of users!
i'm trying to get an existing screenname to show up on my aol sign on screen. however, according to the directions, i'm supposed to be able to click on the "down arrow" and find "existing memnber." on my sign on screen, it does not show up. any suggestions? thanks! i'm going nuts!
hi. i was wondering, how do I make more screen names.
Dave, I have a question. The AOL account on my home computer and my work computer, as well as the laptops that my other family members have, is the same account. However, when I delete a screen name and add a new one on my home computer, the change does not take effect on the other computers. The list of AOL SNs to choose from when signing on on my other computers still has my old (deleted) SNs. Is there a way to update the sign-on list on my other computers? Thank you very much.
hello, I deleted a screen name recently I wanted to create a new one, I also wanted it to be the same as the one I just deleted but with different letters and such. I can't do so because it keeps saying screen name already in use. What should I do?
Hey,I want to add my kids to the account so they can sign in under their own name how would i do that?
heyyy dave i have a screen name but i need to add it to the master acnt. how do i do so. i dont see anything saying add existing screen name. please advise.
can't remember one of my screennames on aol. from another computer, how can i look up or can I somehow get to my mail screen and see all of the screennames? or am i " SOL"?
please help, im ion another town and cannot get to my homebase computer.
how do I create a screen name for my son under my account?
i would like to know how you find the account settings because i can't seem to find it
I put a buddy under my buddy list.... but it always shows that he is offline even when he is online. How do I fix that? It also won't let me talk to him.... or he talk to me.
i am a new user and need my own aol account
Question: How do I delete all of my previously used screen names.....in other words....I do not want to restore them....I want to delete the ones I'm being asked that I can restore?????
Thank you for your time.
how do i creat a new screen name at verizon yahoo.com please help thank you
i need help sign on my screename please help
I let someone sign on his screename for AIM on my computer. I have auto Login and now I need to load my screen name back, how do I do that if I have auto login?
Thanks for your help.
I hope you can help me! I am trying to add a screen name to my account but it wont let me. This has been an existing problem for the past week since we cancelled our previous master screen name. ADeshong8 is now our master screen name but it still wont let us add one. When I go to Keyword:names, it tells me that I must sign on with an AOL screen name, which I am. Tech support has no idea whats going on or how to fix it so Im hoping you can help. Thanks, Amanda
since i have aol where do i go to change my aim screen name without changin my aol screenname?
i wat to create a screennames for aol and i want to know where you go do i cancreate a password and a screennames thank you for your help
how can i change another screenames password with the aster screename,please help me out
i am trying to put add two more screen names to my account and it want let me do it so please help me thanks mike
I have a house in the country with my old computer and I have a new house in town.
The town house I can have AOL DSL, but in the country house it has to be dialup. Do I need two accounts, one for in town and one for in the country?
Granny, I would call and talk with the AOL account folk. I wouldn't be surprised to find out that they have an option where you get both DSL and a dialup for the same account, at a reduced rate.
I still can't create a screen name on my computer and I have a 16 year old, a 12 year old and a 19 year old and I don't want any of them to sign in under my screen name so e-mail me when you can help me.
I am trying to create a new aol screen name for myself and it gets to the screen where it says what is your security question. When I click on the questions there aren't any and it wont let me create a screen name until I do that. What do I do?
Shylee, are you logged in to a parental controlled screen name, or are you on a master screen name? That might make a big difference.
I'm trying to create a new screen name on AOL 9.0 Optimized, but there is one problem. It asks for a security question, known as an ASQ, but where it says to select a security question, there are no questions, making it impossible to add screen names. My family and I can't figure it out, we've only made one screen name, which is the primary name, but since he has no ASQ, we can't select one for him. Please help.
I am also having the same ASQ problem. I have an Account Security Question set-up (verified by calling aol billing) but if I try to add a screen name for my daughter it says I do not have one and i need to create one. The main problem is there are NO questions in the list to pick from. Tech support is of NO help at all and this has been happening for well over a week. Its hard to believe it would take aol that long to fix a server issue. any ideas?
I need help creating screen names I'm the master screen name of this account but i cant seem to make other name because they said that im signed on as guess. How do i fix this problem.
hey im trying to put another screen name for my brother and i dont know if u could help me with that .. it would be great...
yea uh hey dave,
i just started a new account and my daughter wants a screename,but when i go to create hers i go to search and put in new screename but when i do that it gives me a blank page. so dave hpw am i suppose to set up new screenames? plssss help me!!!!!!!!!!
THIS WAS NOT AT ALL HELPFUL !!!!! ALL THAST I NEED IS INFO FOR SETTING UP AN ADDITIONAL SCREEN NAME. IT USED TO BE EASY, NOW YOU HAVE ALL THIS GARBAGE TO GO THROUGH!!!!!
Is there a website that I can rely on to create an AIM acount for AOL for my son?
I`m not at all a computer wiz but I accidently put parental controls on my sons computer. I don`t have the time to take it off so is there a way to give my son AIM without taking the parental controls off?
look i go to screen names but the site never shows up. what can i do?
I am trying to set up two new screen names
All would like to is how to put in screen names.If anyone can tell me how to do it.It would be helpfull and appreative. Think you
how do i move a screen name from a existing screen name (note a master name ) to another existing aol account
Rick, you can't do that, last I talked with the AOL folk. Sorry!
The Answer To Security Question Can't Be Located. Why?I'm Trying Tto Create A New Screen Name.Can You Help?
I have a question ..I have been trying to add a screenname to my account for almost 2 weeks now and everytime I try it says error in a pop up...it goes back and forth saying screenname service and error and then after a minute or so it just stops and says the site is unavailable .try again..
Any ideas as to why???
Its going on 2 weeks that its been like this...
OK! i have downloaded AIM before...but i had to delete it because it was causing problems with my computer. Well i need to kno how to get it back without losing my screen name or my buddy list. So basically i juss want AIM back!
I go to screen names under settings. There is nothing on aol screen names to click. The page will come up it says it's done but there are no arrows, no pictures nothing. I can't even create a child's screen name. I just want to create another screen name for my room mate to use please help.
how can you create your own email address and screen name on american online.com for free?
I am trying to restore an old screen name and went to 'restore screen names'...and it wasn't there...AOL rep tells me you cant restore them after 6 months...they go out so other people can use them...I then emailed it and it said it was an 'unknown account' so obvioulsy no one else is using it. I then tried to make a new screenname out of the old one(same name)...it said it was already in use...so if i cant restore it and nobody else has it, why can't I get it back?
If i dont have a exsisting AOL screen name how do i make one??
thanks a lot!!
How do i change me screen name.
The master account is unable to get into to change any of the other screen names. is there a way to recover old passwords?
after i followed your direction the screen wasnt so i couldnt make a screen name so wats the problem ?
THERE HAD BEEN A PROBLEM WITH ACCESSING (creating and deleting) AOL SCREENNAMES FOR 3 months. THE TECHS have no clue what he prob is. Do you?
1. settings> screen names, comes up blank when done.
2. create screen names under favorite used to work but no more.
3. typing aolscreennames in the browser used to work also but no more.
thankyou for helping me with my new screename
i dont have aol, but i need aim to talk with my friends. can i stil get one without getting aol?
Dave I thankyou for all your help for teaching me .How to get a screen name.ThankYou SHARON CRUTCHER
hey i have an aim sn but i cant get it too work on an aol sn what do i do ?
Hi,I changed my screen name but it does not show up on the sign in screen. Every time I am forced to click "GUEST" and I can't use all the AOL features when I'm on as a guest. Please help.
Hey there my problem is that my friend has an aol acoount and I live with him and have never had an aol account before. Now that I am trying to get online with his pc I have to go through his account.....I need my own!!! How do I do this.
Hey Dave i was wondering if u could put up the directions to get a new sn for aol 9.0 because when i try to create a sn it is totaly different from the photos u have posted.
whenever i try to find account settings i can never find it, and when i go to a different site to get a new sn the norton internet security always comes up. wat do i do?
I am very frustrated with aol it used to be a simple to change your screen name now I cant even find where I am suposed to click to alter them.
i already have an email adress with aol but i would like to create one for my daughter how do i do that
I do not know how to change my sn.....so please help me!!! thanks,
my old screen name was firstname.lastname@example.org then i put the new one which is cristylove44 aol has the other screen name as the primary for billing what do i do?
i dont get why u cant ckic make screnn name i still need help!!!
I have had a LOT of problems lately with my pc crashing, service providers, and a bunch of stuff in between. Now that I had a new hard drive installed I am changing everything around, so I went with aol as my online proveder- well, I have a pogo membership that I am paying for that I opened when I had a different provider, I need to add that name to my aol sign on list but it won't let me- it says sorry that name is already being used. I know this, it's my name! How do I get it set up to where I can log in to aol with that name?
i can't get to the screenname page where you can delete and create screennames. i go to the account settings and click on screennames and all that but still nothing happens.the page just comes up blank. what can i do?
Hi. I would like to keep my screen name but I would like to have another one. How do I do this?
Something happened to my buddy list on all of my screen names they disappeared. I can't find them. Can you tell me what happened.
Hi umm...well i'm having a hard time making a new screen name i looked at your advice but miine doesn't show account screename i have a gateway computer not a mac and i dont know how to make a new screename can you help me???
OK well i really need help! i try to create a new s/n by going into Settings on the AOL toolbar. Then i get to a page and i click parental controls. Then i get to a page and i click Create your childs screen name. I click it and then the page comes up. It says its done, but nothing comes up except a blank white page and i cannot find any other way to create a name. Please try and help me!! THANKS
i love this thanx u helped me alot~!
I would like to add a screen name. How do I do this?
I have 2 spanish screen names that are showing up as primary screen names on my account. I have to sign in as a guest. How do I get rid of these?
im an aol member so how do i change my screen name
I would like to just sign on PLEASE
WHY, when i try to add a screenname, the AOL screenname page says DONE at the bottom left, but nothing comes up on the page?? I only have a master screenname, and i cant seem to add another, and its really irking me, as AOL does with you......
I STARTED THIS ACCOUNT AT A DIFFERENT ADDRESS AS A GUEST. WHEN I LEFT I WAS ABLE TO USE IT AT THE NEW ADDRESS. MY FRIEND JUST DELETED MY ACCOUNT OFF HIS ACCOUNT AND NOW I CANT GET ONLINE.... WHY? YOU CAN SEND A MESSAGE TO VSPATRICK4@AOL.COM
My mom said she can delet her screen name so i can have another one. But we both do not now how to delet a screen name??? PLEASE HELP USE!!
I already have a screen name, but I want to add it to my new computer. How do I add it without it saying that the acount already exsists because its my account?
I keep tring 2 set up a screen name but when I go to key word sreen names it goes to a screen that sais screen name services and doesnt put up the form just a sreen with whit with the blue border what do I do
ok, i have aol on windows. i click create knew screen name. Then it asks "What school do you go to". I put in the name of my school and it said "information is invalid". What the heck do i do??
no comment I just need a screen name
I can not figure out how to add a screen name to my account. I can not find account settings or screen names anywhere on my main page of my aol.
When I follow your instructions I get to the settings main page and when I click on screen names i get a list that say create on it. I click on create and it goes into a page that will not open up. I need my daughter to have her own screen name and i will not work. I have been trying for a week to do this and i am getting upset with aol.
i need help
i need to change my aim passwords but i dont remember the answer to my security question how do i find it out
I cannot get the screen name page to open . I have done it before to delete and add a new screen name , but now it wont even open . Can you please help me with this ?
Thanks so much .
Please help. AOL gave me a screen name and password for my first e-mail acct. I put in another screen name and password for a second acct. I cannot pull up the second one. What did I do wrong? Also, how do I set up separate address books? Thank you.
thank you know what do i go to to creat one i tryed ever where for one
We have had two AOL accounts and two phone lines for years! We connected with broadband, and dropped my account (MsGizmmo) and kept husbands acct. TShawjr,, my Question, how do I get those names on my computer, so I don't always have to sign on as a guest! I called Tech service yesterday and everything he told me to do, did not work, Hope you can help me??
I am trying to get a new screen name. But everytime i try it says the website is not found or action canceled. It's making me mad. And I don't know how to fix it.
i like my screename alot but i want two screenames i can't seem to figure out how u get another one anyways if u can help me it will work out very well
what site do i go 2 change my screen name.i want something that mi want 4 get
How do I Reset my ASQ on Aol?
How do i find peoples screen names
Why can't i add another sn? I tried but when it asks for my ASQ the questions never show up, so what am i supposed to do?
im under my fathers account and im trying to get my own screen names under him for myself and i can't seem to do it
i need to make a new screen name but i dont remember my security question. what do i do?
I have a screen name on another account that I shared with my x-husband. I want to switch it to my current account. How do I do this?
There is a way within AOL that you can convert a screen name into its own account. The best solution I have is for you to call AOL tech support and ask them to help you out. Remember, if you are reticent enough about keeping the service, they'll offer you a $9.99/month subscription plan, rather than the default $22/mo program. Just keep saying "well, I want my own screen name, but AOL is so expensive, I just don't know why I would keep it anyway..." and good luck!
I'm trying to change mt daughters screen name. When i get to the screen name page, it is blank. I've tried several ways to open it. I am the primary screen name on this account. I can delete ok but not add. I only have two screen names at this time on my account. Help.
i have a question? how can i start my own screen name right here at aol?
How do I sign up to get a screen name and also check my mail?
I need help i hate my screen name right now i need a cute new one! any ideas?
I keep tryin to create another screen name but when I try to a new page comes up but then nothing happens.What should i do?
How can I switch from one screen name to other one so I can read e-mail on both without having to restart computer to get mail. Yes I still have dial up. So it does take awhile to check both. Thanks.
i want a screen name becuse ican not sign in my space
i got a new pc and a new aol service but i would like to restore my old screenname and i dont no how
every time i try to change my screen name it comes up blank and i really want to change my screen name
i want to add a new name it come up with whet is my pets name i forgot what i put how can i find out
IM TRYING TO MAKE A NEW ACCOUNT...BUT IT'S ASKING ME WHERE I WAS BORN OR RAISED AT?...I PUT MANHATTAN AND BROOKLYN AND ITS NOT TAKING EITHER OF THEM...I REMEMBER I ALWAYS ANSWER THE WHAT IS YOUR PETS NAME?
WHAT CAN I DO TO GET THE OTHER ACCOUNT?
AOL HAS LOCKED ME FROM GETTTING IT FOR 24 HRS...PLEASE HELP
hey i still dont know how to do a new screen name can you tell me what web site too go on too plleeaaassssseee
how do i make a aim and aol screen name i read and i could not find it!!!please email me back and tell me how!!!
u no how i do i just let it dew wat it dew
i want to get a screen name so i can aim my parens gave e the ok but i wont let me et one and keeps saying were sorry for any inconvience we may hae caused you blabla can you help
i am tryng to add a new sn/ to use to pay bills and receive bills only it keeps asking for my question :what is your pet's name and i have no idea what it is cause it has been so long since i used it
i just made a new screen name on aim triton and i want my old buddy list on my new screen . can you please tell me how to do it
im tryen to make a anew account for my friend could u help me out??????
hi im looking for a new screen name can you help me out please thank you
I want to create a new free aol.com screen name
I WOULD LIKE TO CHANGE MY NAME FOR THE AOL GAMES ONLY...I WANT TO KEEP MY E-MAIL ADDRESS...I HAVE THE SAME NAME FOR THE GAMES AND HAVE BEEN GETTING IM'S FROM PEOPLE I DO NOT KNOW.
I want to make a new screen name, but everytime I click create a new screen name it goes to a blank page. Have any links to the page?
From what I can gather, I cannot reset Master name. The initial AOL service was set up 7-9 years ago, by either my wife, or an unknown installer while I was overseas. I cannot respod to AOL's Master Name or AQCs, on either their 888-265-8003#, or on line account service.
I am trying to create a new screen name, but when I click 'screen names' it takes me to a page where
I click 'create screen name', and then takes me to a page where it wants me to enter the name of my favorite movie. I never remember this as an account question.I never had to do this before. Before it asked if this was for a child and then you proceeded accordingly.s In any case I have logged in with my password to get into AOL, so why am I being asked this?
The screen looks nothing like the screen where we have been creating or deleting screen names for our family the last several years on our master account.
How do I find out what my account question supposedly is to create a new screen name?
I have never heard of or experienced having to do this in my time as an aol customer with the master account.
I am using AOL7 as our system won't support AOL9.
Hey there,i have an aol screen name and it's not showing up on the sign in screen. how do i put it on there so i dont have to keep signing in with "guest" ??
Hi Dave, I when to AOL free about two months ago. I want to restore a deleted one sceen name but can't. I have try to read it all and from what I do see is that i still have seven names but can't restore or add any names. Can you help me plaese? Ed
hi, i want to change my screen name because i dont like the one i have now, but every time i try to change it, the web link is blank but it says that it's done loading. How am i suppost to change it now?
If you could help that would be awsome
i wanna start a new account but keep the same aol screen name... can you give a little help?
why can't i get my daughtr her own screen name. i am not trying to chnge the primary name on the account just add another one. please help me.
I have tried one too many times to get a screename
but every time I try I end up with fustration because quite simply it says Aim is not in service. I find it poposturus that that caould happen when quite easily with my old screename it works just fine.
Hi, what is HTML, what is AIM and why doesn't my AOL 9.0 screen lokk like your screenshots? Please don't direct me to any help sites, because I have extremely scrict parental controls that don't let me on sites that I know for a fact are fine (like my homework sites!)
I want to keep my old screen name. I just wanted a new screen name when I go into the chat room. How can I get a crazy chat room name and keep my existing name screen name.
I want to create another screen name
How do I cancel AOL svce but keep my email acct?
hi, i need to know if theres any way possible to find out what your Account Security Question is because i forgot my password and my ASQ so im kind of stuck right now. i would appreciate the help, thank you.
i dont know how to get a screenname and i need help
it says the service is not available when i click on 'screen name' on the account settings list....i don't know what to do...
i just made a new screen name on aim triton and i want my old buddy list on my new screen . can you please tell me how to do it
i created a new screen name but it wont show up on sign in page can you help me i also checked how many screen names have i have six so still have room for one more
i just made a new screen name. how do i get all of my old buddies to my my new screen name?
how do i add another accout can u show me wat website to go to pplleeaassee
can I create a screenname here???
when i want to under my master screen name account somebody elses show up how can i get my master screen name back and my account
i want to get a new screename. can you help
I hope my child enjoys this screen name
where and how do i create a screen name for aim?
Where do I find "account settings" after logging into AOL?
You say to log into AOL and then go to Account Settings.
Well I'd like to but you don't explain how to do that, or where Account Settings is.
I'd like to delete my screename. Your directions are not helping at all.
I am trying to change my screenname
i need help deleting a screen name and adding a screen name
Hey Dave I am trying to create an account on the new aol free help!!
How do I get away from my aol when in click on internet explorer...I thought this was microsoft. I am really getting perturbed with aol. I do not want them as my primary when I click on Internet Explorer. How do I change this? When I click on internet explorer I just want to go to Microsoft and not aol or yahoo or hotmail. Please help.
i would like my husband to beable to use my computer but in his own name.my 2sons were able to do it but now i want to do the same for my husband i dont seem to be able to.this is so he can have his own email address and sign into web pages that he wants.this may sound daft but i just cant seem to do it
Hi, I just gave myself a second screen name. I have had the same screen name for 4 years and I am going to keep it but I want a second one just for certain things. I have a cable hook up and when I try to use my new email it starts to use the dial up and then just ends. Why is this, why can't my new screen name be on my cable network
I have an old email address thats on another computer is it possible for me to put that on the sign on screen?
Since I have gotten 9.0 I cannot access the screen name "create" area. Whenever I try, it sends me to an error page. Also, it does not look like your example anymore. The 9.0 version looks very differant then the one you show.
I was having problems with my computer and somehow I can't use my original screen name and password to get on line. Then when I tried to set it up again it would say screen name aready taken. I can't use my computer to get on line but I can use my son's computer with my original screen name. HELP
i can not access Settings on my aol screen, i keep getting a blank white screen. i need to contact AOL before the end of my billing cycle on January 15th can you help me please?
Hello, i have an email address roomforkids,okay i cancelled from aol , but i kept my email address. i called up aol and got another account. My primary screen name is bro2kat. This doesn't show up at signing up. It shows up roomforkids and elkmontbrown. . The only way i can use my primary name is to use the aol dialer which isn't my default. I need to knop how i can use my existing name roomforkids when i sign on. When i use it aol tells me i have no account with them.But if i have already an screenname why can't i use it>>>>NEEED HELP
i am the master screen name on my account when i go to create a new screen name for my son it askes me for the answer to my security question the problem is i forgot the answer so now i cannot create him a screen name for AOL can u help me with that,
i am not sure how to change my aim screen name because i always tried and it says sorry for the inconvinence im am tring to change it because it sucks?
I want to add a new screen name to my account but i forgot my security answer to the security question. how do i get the help on remembering it?
i have been trying to add on another screen name for a long time. every time i get to my favorite restaurant part,it says its the wrong answere. it is the right answere and this is really annoying me.help! roander.
I saw a question on here and it had no answer. Everytime I try to create a new screen name it comes to a blank page. I dont get the same page that is shown above on this site. I use to, but not anymore.
i just want new screename
I am on my master screen name & have tried to go to account settings to add another.I don't have the maximum.I try account settings & then screennames & I get a page saying the page is temporarily available. I f this was the 1st or 2nd or even 3rd time this has happened I would wait.It's been over 2 weeks now & I still can't access the page.It's not like I am new to this.I also have tried several other methods such as keyword & http://www.Aolscreennames.com & http://www.myscreename(s).com.What is going on?
how do I change my secret ?s
hey dave....everytime i try to make a new sceen name it wont let me it say something about blocked
Iwant to change my e-mail to DanCanterberry@aol.com. How do i do it?
I can't make a new screen name on aol. Can you help
I want to change the security question to allow me to addor remove screen names to my account. the help tech told me to go to keyword asq and follow the prompts it took meto the security question I dont hve an answer for I dont have any pets so why would pets name be the question. How do I change this
i think that it is good that you dontset up for kids
i need to sit up some screen names but it wont let me.How do i do thats i mean how do i sit up other screen names?
How can I get an old screen name I had that was under another person account but would like to have that screen name as a account for myself
I have an existing screen name. and an account with AOL... How do I add my existing screen name to my sign on list?
Does anyone know why aol members cannot access screen names in order to add or delete info?
been over 2 weeks now,,,
How do I restore my screen name
Hi... how do I get rid of one of my screen names? It is from my recently deceased husband and when I see it for some reason it depresses me.
I signed up for Myspace using an email address, but my sister deleted the AOL screen name, and now i need to rerieve it the email address. Please tell me there is a solution to my problem.
I have a screen name which I haven't used for several years. I have not trouble logging in however, I get an error "sending mail with this account not permitted". I downgraded from a pay to a free version several months ago. Is this my penalty?
i am paying 9.95 for my service but can only have one screen name is this true?
I assume Someone is monitoring this board so,
With all of the aol screen name problems posted here, one re-occuring problem exist's more than others with no one having the answer:
"IS ANYONE HERE ABLE TO ACCESS AOL SCREEN NAMES
in order to add,change delete etc."
If you can, PLEASE POST FOR OTHERS CAUSE THESE SAME QUESTIONS WILL GO ONE FOREVER..
all I get is, "this function is not available at this time" or, redirected to another area or NO area no matter how I try access AOL screen names..
I am an AOL user since 1996 so "don't know how" is not the problem..
I will die a happy man if someone[board monitor?]
has a clue... anything.
All I want to do is add my husband's name to our e-mail. I want to add email@example.com. Why is this so difficult?
i get the same thing "feature not available at this time" when i try to access screen names.....this really sucks.....been trying for a few days and can't find an answer anywhere.
you have to have a paid account with aol to add or delete screen names...i just called them. you can't do it with the free account...i guess i will just stay with what we have for now.. i don't want to go back to paying
Thank you Cynthia,
Guess that clears things up..
whay can't we sign up, change screen names,
then cancel account?
aol screws, we screw back.. sorta..
I would pay 9.95 for a month,
do my changes, then cancel paid account..
Your assistance(ha ha) in helping us with few computer skills is disgusting. I have wrestled with your system for over an hour and i still have no clue as to how i can add a screen name. Why you changed the method i willl NEVER know.
Please advise me as to how i do it
I want to add an existing screen name that my wife created to my existing account. Is there a way to link her screen name to my account?
Help!! I would like to get on my aim mail but it is coming up as invalid screen name or password and I was just on it this morning and now I am really struggling. I don't want to change my exiting screen name or password because I don't want to lose my mail. If I change my screen name and password will I get all my mail from the previous screen name?
I just need to add my husband and give him a screenname
can you please tell if there is a program that can be downloaded to find out if a screen name that some one uses has other screen names but maybe its the same person i am chating to a lady but i am sure its the same person.. if that makes sence.many thanks.
ooops i meant to say that i am chating to two ladys but i think they are the same person under differant screen names.
how do i change my screename and still have same buddylist
I want to spin one of my screennames into a seperate account and I can't figure how to do it. My mom is the master screen name but this is my computer and I don't live at home no more. I really want my own account but I am not willing to get rid of my screen name.
How do I update screen name "profiles"?
I want to make an aol screen name, but I don't know how to.
I recently signed on with aol & set up a few different screen names for different purposes. How do I switch between the different names to send & receive mail
where is acoount settings????
I have an aol account, but how do I get it to go on the drop-down list to sign on? Help Please! A.S.A.P.!
i DO NOT want to change my master screen name....
but i want to change bigrmanning and add one more screen name as guest ???
Brittney; Thanks for the tip. I did go to Account Settings & it looks like I need to set up a separate free account for each screen name. A bit cumbersome, but I'll manage
I too am having screen name issues....or more specifically trying to set up a NEW AOL account with an existing screen name. My children are all grown and out of the house now and would like their own account. However, they don't want to change their screen name. I go to keywork screen name, click on get started with free email, then click "already a member, click here" and when I fill out the form and request the current screen name it says "screen name already in use". Is there a way to get around this!!!!!
Thanks for any help.
I FORGOT MY MASTER SCREEN NAME. HOW DO I FIND IT?
Okay, I have an AOL Instant Messaging Account on a main computer, and I want to keep my username because a lot of people know it. I recently got a new laptop that I will need AIM services on. How do I switch my AIM to my laptop without destroying my username?
ineed to create a nother email adress where i go
i downloaded Aim pro onto my computer but it wouldnt let me make a screen name.
im havin problems tryin to creat a new screen name too ne 1 know how to get into account info
i want a screen name and password in aol
NEED TO CREATE A NEW SCREEN NAME, DONT REMEMBER HOW TO DO THIS.
Hi I am clicking on to Settings but its says not available try again later! This has been happending for the past 4 days. I need to make screen names. Please advise as soon as possible Thanks
I need help on how to make a new screen name
need to create a new name for someone else how do i do this
I want a new screen NAME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I need a new screen name,I want a cute one.
i'm trying to delete a screen name off my account and when I type Names into keyword.A screen pops up with my master screen name on it.I know that the list of all the screen names should pop up but it doesn't.I've call aol and they tell me to do what i've already tried.i'm very confused.can you please help if you can.thanks
i wnt a new screen name but i dnt no how 2 make 1 help plz
i wnt a new screen name but i dnt no how 2 make 1 help plz
can u change ur screen name to a different name w/o starting another account or whtever it is?
can not access add and delete screen names must have deleted from my comp. npw what
how do i create a account so i could play games on games.com
Iam trying to create a screen name on my brothers account.it will not let me type my name in the box.what do I do ?
Dave...ever since aol went FREE, it's been impossible to get the settings page to delete or add screen names! I have been trying for months! "Navigation" constantly cancels it out. It won't load. So you cannot do anything with screen names. Whatever you have or don't have, you are stuck with. Ever since aol went free, their service has become terrible. I was one of those lucky ones paying only $7 a month for AOL and I sure wish I just stayed with THAT! Any idea WHY they won't let you change/delete screen names anymore? You cannot contact a tech if you have a free account. Besides, they tell you how to delete a screen name but no solution for the fact that you can't get the settings page up! Benn there, done that with trying to change password before it went free. Any help would be appreciated. Yvonne
PLEASE ADD MY OLD SCREEN NAME MR GOODWRENCH
we recently set up a home netowrk. in only includes one desktop and one laptop. since the laptop came with free aol for 6 months, i already had an account set up on it. however, i canceled it a few months ago. the desktop has its own account. i wanted to know if there was a way that i did not have to sign on as a guest on the laptop when i was using my screen name from the desktop. thanks!
Yes, every time i try to make a new screen name a thing comes up and says i need to pay 1$ to make a new one ... to insure that im over 18 but i dont have a credit card and dont know how to do it any other way....help please?
The master Screen on this puter needs to be deleted because she is moving, everything was changed into my name with Verizon and Free Aol, how do I make my screen as the Primary Master Screen.
Many of the questions I see on this thread are topics that can only be addressed by calling AOL tech support, actually, including Guy's question about switching which screen name is considered the master name. Please call up AOL for this sort of issue!
Also, if you find that you can't add a new screen name it might well be because you have a *free* account rather than a paid account. When AOL switched to offering free accounts, they disabled much of the multi-screenname capability of the original accounts as, I presume, a penalty for you not helping them pay for their fancy offices in Virginia. :-)
I was able to access the add/remove screen names this past week.
I have free AOL using my own dsl.
I was charged 1.00 which I think they stated I would not be actually paying 1.00.
this was to be able to check credit card info to verify my age.
Could not access this area before.
I added a screen name to see if it would work and it did.
I was able to remove a screen name also if I chose to.
I want to create a new screen name, but the boxes way above don't work. I want the new screen name for when I visit the Gay and Lesbian boards. It's one I used in 1993.
P.S. U want to keep my above screen name as my main name.
Why does my new (2nd) screen name)(doowvn) not show on my sign on pop up screen?
i want my daughter to have a screen name
I LIKE TO KNOW HOW TO ADD MORE THAN ONE SCREEN THANKS ED
Hi, if anybody has the time..quick question. I downloaded the aol optimized version from a disc and older one with some games I wanted on it..anyway..it didn't bring up my current buddy list or address book from my aol optimized aol that I had on my old computer..any ideas? Also..when istalling aol the new computer had no internet..and I clicked "install the version as another version.."...Thanks!
I am a guest on a friends aol account but recently got road runner and received aol free. My question is how do I set up my own aol account. As long as I am a guest I cannot add new users. Please help. I've tried for an hour looking on the web and came across your site.
Hi i want to get a screnname plese help me?
hi i made a screen name now i would like to know how do i sign on aol to get on the internet.......im tring to say i have a screen name but everytime i sign on it say wrog password or somethin but its not wrong cause when i get on from my phone it works
yo i dont know how to creat a new screen name how do u do it???????????
ok i already have a aol screename, but i was wondering if i can change just the sreenname to something diffrent then what i have now? please help me out with this i been wanting to change it for a long time now. thanks a bunch! :D
hey!!!!! how do i create a screen nAME FOR AIM PRO? I need TO KNOw!!!!!!!!!
please help......getting divorced...just moved out. The aol account is all mine but the X wants to keep his screen name. Is there anyway I can delete it from my account yet still allow him to access his screen name for free on the aol.com site???
Probably not, but you can call AOL tech support and ask them. Remember, though, that if you change your password, they really do act as independent accounts (except you can't both be logged in at the same time). In fact, if the logged in at the same time problem arises, try using the http://www.aol.com/ web-based interface: I believe that sidesteps the issue entirely. Good luck!
I keep trying to add a screen name but it keeps asking me for a credit card to make sure I am 18, but I don't have a credit card. How do I bypass this. I tried to call aol but because I use it for free, they basically tell me that I can't get Tech support from them. What do I do?
im making a new screenname on AIM, and i want to put my old buddylist on it. But i dont want to type in every single one of my friends. I know that there is a way of doing this but i just dont remember how. Can u help me?? Thanks
Can you tell me how many characters are in my daughters screenname?
how do i change my screename on yahoo im
MY DAUGHTER NEEDS A SCREEN NAME AND PASSWWORD
I WANT TO CHANGE MY PASSWORD BECAUSE TWO OTHER PEOPLE GET ON MY COMPUTER AND I CAN NOT GET ON LINE UNLESS I SHUT THE CUMPUTER DOWN ILLEAGALY
MY DAUGHTER IN COLORADO WHO'S ADDRESS IS Consha54@hotmail.coM IS THE ONLY PERSON I WANT TO BE ABLE TO USE IT. I WANT TO CHANGE IT AND I DO NOT KNOW HOW SO I WANT AOL TO DO IT FOR ME.
I have tried your instructions for adding a screen name over and over, and it just doesn't work. First, you say "Logon to AOL as usual and select Account Settings." That seems to be the problem. I have a Settings on the menu bar, but I can't find an Account Settings. When I click Settings, I get a help screen, which is just as helpful as the Windows help screens, virtually useless. I am running AOL 9.0, which seems to be the current version. Can you help me?
i need a msn accant and a aol 1 so plzz help me do plzzz
I READ YOUR IMFORMATION ABOUT SCREEN NAMES BUT I CANT FIND THE THING THAT SAYS ACCOUNT SETTINGS SO I CAN MAKE A EMAIL ADDRESS FOR ME AND ONE FOR MY DAUGHTER CAN YOU TELL ME WHAT ELSE I SHOULD LOOK FOR OR WHERE IT IS AT? THANK YOU IM ON AOL 9.0
i am having major probs, my old screenname is lame and i would like 2 get a new one, but still keep the one i have now, what im trying 2 say is that i just want 2 find out what website i can get my screenname at!!!!!!!!plz someone help me!!!!
hello my daughter would like to make a new screen name how would she do that
i have my neighbor she need a screen name and a password,what i can do for her,but you maybe tell me what i have to do to get her a screen name?
I CAN NOT GET THE SCREEN NAME SITE TO LET ME ADD A SCREEN NAME AND I KNOW THAT I CAN HAVE AS MAENY AS 7 . EVERY TIM E THAT I TRY TO GO TO SCREEN NAMES IT SENDS ME HERE TO YOU . PLEASE TELL ME WANT TO DO OR SOMETHING
I cannot open the box to change or add or delete any names.
I have an AIM screen name and i was wonderinf if there is anyway i can add it to my AOL account
Question for you. Is there a way to see the other screen names that someone has on their account if you only know one of their existing screen names?
hey dave wat is soulja boys real name?
DAVE, AOL WAS REMOVED FROM MY COMPUTER. NOW I CAN'T GET INTO MY EMAIL. IT ASKS FOR MY PASSWORD, WHICH I HAD FORGOTTEN YEARS AGO. WHEN I REQUESTED AOL FOR MY PASSWORD, IT SENT IT INTO MY EMAIL A/C, WHICH I CAN'T GET INTO BECAUSE I DON'T KNOW THE PASSWORD. CATCH 22. HELP! CECELIA
I want another screen name added to my names.
"account settings" not found.
settings gets me to magnet or something akin to that. how to get to account settings?
I opened this account and would like to create a secondary screen name for my husband, but when we go to screen names it just takes us to a My AOL page. Whenever you sign in it just goes back to the same page over and over again. I was able to change my password on my screen name, but could not create a new one for him. I have been trying to figure this out for two weeks now, please help us.
i wanna use a different screen name besides my account name how do i do this when i go to settings it only shows we have these 3 new offers for aol users and none of them pertain to what i need help please asp
evrytime i click on get a new screen name its parental controls...and i dont know how my parents can let me get a new screen name... and I NEED SOME IDEAS FOR A SCREEN NAME...i was thinging about xomegoxx3 TELL ME IF YOU LIKE IT ON MY OLD SN...Geml896
I am like every one else. I cant add a screen name to my account. please advise me how i can add another screen name or 2. rangerr201
My new screen name will not show up on my home computer, yet I created it on my work computer. How do I get it to show up here? Thanks!
I have aol 9.0. For some reason i am not able to create any new screen names. I keep getting a screen that offers me stuff that i dont want. Then off to the side it tells me to enter my screen name and password.Once I do that the same screen pops up again and again. What do I do?
I want to change my screenname without losing my buddies
i'm trying to get an aol account for my freind but i cant get one.HELP!
i need help keeping my screen name but making a new one.
dave ive tried all of the ways to add screan names parental control even change my pass word but i still cant as if some one is trying to hold me in limbo please help me i have called aol more then 5 times all they say is that its nothing to do with my computor that its them and many peopl are being effected i reply by saying i cant allow my daughter use the computerbecause of parental control they said they reported it all 5 to 6 times i called its as if they want me to try to buy something for some one can steal my credit card number please help
I NO LONGER HAVE A COMPUTER AT HOME, BUT STILL HAVE AOL SERVICE SO I CAN GET MY E-MAILS. I GO TO THE LOCAL LIBRARY TO GET THEM AND NOW I NEED TO SET-UP A NEW E-MAIL ADDRESS. I CAN'T FIGURE OUT HOW TO DO THIS..PLEASE HELP!!!!
I want to add a screen name & password for my wife.I can't do this because this program doesn't let me. Please send me Info telling me what to do. Thank you.
well thanks for helpin me
I have a mac and I created a screen name on this and one I have had for years now. But now I cannot seem to create a new one why? The report I get is that I cannot create a screen name on my mac OS X Version 10.3.9 I have AOL for MAC OS X Version 10.2.1.
How can I create new screen names?
Thank you for helping
PS I do not have account settings in my tool bar, or anywhere for me to access to create one. The note I get is that ist is not possible on a mac!
can't get into aol messenger
it keeps saying to put the billing information then i do and it goes back to the main page and it repeats this process
on aol, can two people be on line at the same time until one screen name.....i.e. primary...virtualart, and then another screen name listed under that primary.
when I sign in -not an aol member- but to my aol mail -all screen names appear-I do not want to see them or anyone else--just want to sign on one at a tome--but they have same first initial and all pop up at once when I press 1st initial --how do I stop this from happening in at sign up screen please?
I have the newest version of AIM, and I am trying to create a New Screen name for my younger sibling, but on every computer i have tried it on [Mac and Windows] It gives me an error and brings me back to the main screen. I cannot ask for help from AOL live because I am not a paid member. What should I do?
I have been trying to add a new screen name to my aol but it carries me to a different page saying an error has accured. Please tell me how to add a screen name. I have followed all the procedures.
I cannot get to AOL account settings. I only
have free email and I can not log on to AOL.
I really need to change my email address. Is there
an answer? Nena I am not very computer literate.
when i try to create a new s/n it doesnt alow me to go to the settings selection why is this?
I need a new screen name a.s.a.p. please.. I have to stop these horrible people in a chat room from attacking me everytime I go in there. personal
WHEN I OPEN UP AOL I NEVER SEE "ACCOUNT SETTING" THEN "SCREEN NAMES" LIKE "DAVE" SHOWS AND I,VE LOOKED EVERYWHERE. NO AOL "SCREEN NAME" ON THE TOOL BAR.
You need to go to aol.com and the click make a screen name
I get so tired of getting the run around on AOL that I think I will try MSN.Com as I am so tired of trying to change my screen name and I only get a bunch of dung and have to fight to find what I want to do for three hours and then its a hard time I get after I find what I want. AOL sucks. I lost my main e-address and because I messed up on my pass word and now the damn people running AOL are playing games with me and I am tired of it. I can't even get online to check my mail. Stainless41mw@aol.com BG Steele.
my wife wants to add her screen name on my acct.
she wants to add firstname.lastname@example.org
i dont know how to do it plse tell me how to do it
i whant a my space but i do not have a screen name
i have an existing aol account for work and now i got a home computer i have all the work screen names from my exiting account but i want to add my husband existing alo screen name to the sign on screen with all my other names is that possable?
hey i have aol, but i use my moms screen name how do i create a new screen name?
where do i find on aol.create a screen name?
How do I create a new screen name in AOL
I Cannot find it
I have a dial up aol account at home. At work I have high speed service and set up a free aol
e-mail account. I cannot remember the password or the answer to the question for the free accout, so I can not acess my business e-mail. How can I get my mail without having to change the screen name for my company?
I have a new account with aol and even with all explanation that you giave me I COULD NOT create a new screen name. If I can not I do not need any more AOL and I will find another provider...!...
What kind of a password can I create for AOL games? How many characters, uppercase, lowercase and numbers - what is acceptable and what is not?? I was able to enter my screen name but when I put in a password, it came back unacceptable. and was asking me to create a better one, with no success either. Please help!
i have a screen name already on another computer, but i am trying to add the same screen name on this computer as well. can you please tell me how to do that?
dave how do u make a aol screen name
i would like to add my old screen name on this account my mom pays for the account each month
i want to set up another screenname but when i go to settings and click on screen name the box doesnt come up to add another screenname
what do i do please advise
I am trying in vain to add a screen name to my AOL.Following the sequence AOL-ACCOUNT SETTINGS-SCREEN NAME I do not get the nice webpage you show but the inane message:"Oops, we can't find the webpage you are looking for." Please help me when you can. I am using AOL for MAC OSX.
By the way, I am not a kid circumventing paternal protection but an octagtenarian.
Dave My husband is looking for work and i would like to add him to my account we have tried everything to do this and can't seem to get it could you plaese walk you through it step by step. going crazy
i need some information can u help.
To get the screen names page up sign on to AOL hit Ctrl and K at the same time to get the keyword box up then just put in the word names and hit ok it's self explanitory from there.
I have an existing AOL Account. I in a rush I created an AIM Screen Name and now want to add that SN to my current AOL account. When I try to add it says that the name is already taken. When I go the other route to "use existing AIM SN" it asks for cc information like I am creating another account. HELP ME!!
HOW DO I DELETE A SCREEN NAME from AOL 9.1 EWvery time I go to aol sdcreen names I get a pop up window that says OOPPSS can't find this page, WHT GIVES???
I would and this screen name to my account.
Hi...We have just changed ISP to ATT, so now use Internet Explorer to get our AOL Homepage..How do we switch between the two screen names (long established) without signing one out to sign the other in. There is no SIGN OUT option in the tool bar that we can find now..Previously, we had that feature. Thanks. Paul
How do i set up a screen name for my wife on the same computer?
I just bought a new computer. I already have an account with aol on my other computers in the house, I have a linksy wireless router. My new computer picks up enternet explore, but I cant get on to my aol accounts.What am i missing. It picks up my wireless printer ok?
Hey Dave! My dad changed his password and has been telling me to make my own account, and i'm reading the directions but I don't have an "aol menu" and I can't find account settings anywhere! help!
I need help deleting a name aai made thais morn
all i want to do is add a new screen name and delet one and why is it so hard
I have tried several times to add a screen name and all I get is an opportunity to add games. I am sick of this.
I've had the same screenname for like a thousand years, and want to update/graduallymove all my mail to the new screenname to a more professional, non-gender specific name I can use for resumes', work related issues, etc. but I when I search the names I want or like none are available. Please help. Thanks TNBrownEyes@aol.com
this is crazy been on this site for years cant get to my screennames to either redo them or add them on what the heck
System not responding when I try to create a new screen name. What's the problem, Dave?
Have not been able to delete or makea new screen name while keeping my original screen name
once i get to AOL keyword: Screennames, i cant find "create a new screenname"
i want to create aol mail and i want a new trick in command prompt for which i hack all the passwords please reply me on my emil address
Apart from toally cancelling my AOL account, is there anyway of permanently deleting old screen names which havent been used for yrs.
AOL warn that when you delete temporarily you may not be able to use that name again but thats not true.
Dear Dave, My mother had her own aol account. Her screen name is Dcdee321@aol.com. However, she moved in with me and is currently using my computer. When trying to log on to AOL, she can only use the Guest to sign in. I have tried to add her screen name as an addition to mine, however I get the message that that screen name is in use! It is! with my mother! Why or how can I get her screen name in writing? Get what I mean?
My husband and I have existing AOL screen names through separate accounts (neither of us are the primary screen name though). We would like to create a new account with the two of our screen names. One of us has to sign in as a "guest" since we aren't on the same account. Thanks!
Hello Dave, My monitor went bad and a friend gave me theirs. I can't get my screen names on the new monitor (on the sign in screen) and their screen names off, when I sign in to AOL. Can you please help?
HEY I AM TRYING TO GET A NEW SCREEN NAME ON AOL BUT I DONT KNOW WHERE TO GO ON AOL. CAN YOU HELP?
how can i get a new screen name? i tried to go to aol main page and dont know how to make a screen name? could you give me a website to make one?
No matter what I try I CANNOT get to a page to add an aol screen name. I've tried for days on my pc and also on my mac with NO success. Please help. Thanks,
cant seem to set up account
I dont have any screen names on my sign on except the primary...I have to type in my screen name and password each time how do I get them to appear on the sign in page??We have 3 aol accounts...
dave why dont you update this site? it looks like you havent answered a question on here since 2005.
Stephanie, because I don't see that AOL has changed that radically in terms of screen names beyond what I have already written on this page. Are you seeing something completely different, which would mean that it is indeed time for an update??
I am wondering if this is a glitch or a new "feature" of AOL. In any event the last few days I have noticed within AOL mail, when you are reading an email if you press the up or down arrows instead of scrolling down the message like it has always done since 1995, it now toggles through messages!!!! Why the hell did they mess with this? You can still toggle messages going left or right arrows, so I don't see why they would need to have the up down arrows do the same thing, when they had a separate function all this time. Now I have to either drag the scroll bar with my pointer and drag down which takes more effort, or use a mouse which is cumbersome on my laptop. I sent them (AOL) a "feedback" but don't expect them to return my comment with actual information to help me. Hoping there was a workaround for this. Thanks.
ps. I thought that since AOL became a free service you couldn't add 5 extra screen names to your primary account like they offered when it was a pay site. That would explain why I am only using my primary account now as they closed the others.
i think that you should make a new screen for AOL because this one is boring! $sierra marko$ dave
Hi, please i am experiencing some difficulties creating a screen name with my new AOL 9.5 version. Anyone with useful information on how i can create a user name should please help me with such information.
Trying to set up multiple users and when I create the user name and finalize process I get an error msg - Site cannot be found. Currently using Internet Explorer 8, AOL version 9. I spent over an hour on the line with tech 6/21 and still unable to create users. Instead of finalizing setup it boots me out to user name and password. Why am I not able to create users. PS. account information was updates with the tech. Please help.
I want to delete a screen name I no longer use. When I click on preference and screen names it tells me that names.aol.com can not be found. How do I delete screen names I no longer use.
Please tell me how to create a s/n. on my account
Hi.....I would like to know if I can set up another email address in AOL and have the emails come into my present email account?
Also can an email be like: email@example.com
rather than having the aol.com at the end of it?
I can not seem to find the answer in the AOL Help..so sure hope you will give me some guidance.
Betty, as far as I know, you cannot do either in AOL. Might be time to move to a new mail platform...
I CANT GET ON MY EMAIL FOR CLASSES OR CHECK MY TEACHER SEND ME
How do I ADD A NEW SCREEN NAME?
I cannot believe how difficult it is to connect with a live person at aol tech support. I haven't had to call in many many years and yet it has been over an hour trying to find one simple answer. HOW DO I ADD an additional EMAIL ADDRESS to my account?
I changed a screen name now three days ago. I tried to add a new one the next day and suddenly AOL is asking me for a security question.... I'm confused. I never set up a security question and to get answers from them you have to "upgrade" your free account to a paid account. What silliness is that? I keep getting the Message "ASQ answer is not long enough, Please enter a valid ASQ Answer." Any thoughts on how to fix this so I can return to normal and set up this other account I wish without making a whole new account?
I need to be TaylorSwiftFanDan@aol.com please no lower case t or s like that
Totally illiterate on computer Where do I locate Account Settings?
how can i get a new screen name
Hello, I cant get to my e-mail account (cause somebody broke in and sent e-mails to any address there). My e-amil account was closes by AOL and its not possible to reopen cause I'm from germany and even the link to my alternate e-mail address can't be used. How can I read my e-mails and at least change my password?
I do have a lot to say, and questions of my own for that matter, but first I'd like to say thank you, Dave, for all your helpful information by
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