How to Download & Migrate Emails from AOL Mail?

Download Emails from AOL mail account to computer and move AOL emails to different cloud mail apps

eSoftTools AOL Backup & Migration Software, the most advanced solution to backup or migrate AOL emails. Export emails from AOL mails to hard drive and save as different file formats. Also, migrate AOL emails to Office365, Gmail, Yahoo Mail,, and several more IMAP based webmail apps.

Step-1) Download eSoftTools AOL Backup & Migration Software and launch it on your windows PC.

Enter AOL account Emails Address and App Password, then hit the Login button.

AOL Backup/Migration Software Main Screen
Step-2) Get list of all mail folders of your AOL account into the software.
load aol mail folders
Step-3) Make selection of required mail folfders from AOL accounts.
select mail folder

After AOL mail folder selection, apply the steps shown below for AOL Email Backup and Migration: -

Download AOL Emails to PST, EML, EMLX, MSG, HTML, MHTML, MBOX, PDF, and Thunderbird mail files : -
Step-4) Select a file type from drop-down list of Export options.
export options for saving
    Available Export options:-
  • Save in PST: - Export mail folders from AOL account and save all selected folders to single Outlook PST file.
  • Save in MSG:- Save each AOL email to separate Outlook MSG file.
  • Save in EML:- Extract AOL email and save individual EML file.
  • Save in EMLX:- Download AOL email and save to Apple Mail supported EMLX files
  • Save in HTML:- Export and save AOL emails to separate HTML files for web browsers
  • Save in MHTML:- Save AOL emails to separate MHTML files for web browsers
  • Save in MBOX (Folder-Wise):- Save each selected AOL mail folder to separate MBOX files.
  • Save in MBOX (Single MBOX):- Export emails from different folders of AOL account and save to a single MBOX file.
  • Save in PDF:- Preserve each AOL email to separate PDF files
  • Save in Thunderbird:- Directly download/Import selected AOL mail folders to Thunderbird local storage
Step-5) After choosing an export option, apply other required settings: -

  • Mail Filtering: - Filter emails by date and export emails from AOL mail folders of only selected dates.
  • Naming Convention: - Save resultant file with custom name defined by different naming combintaions by email attributes- from, To, subject.
  • Saving Location: - Manually choose a location from your local drive to save resultant files.
mail filter/naming options
Step-6) Lastly, hit the "Save Backup" button and begin the AOL Email Backup process and download AOL emails to your local drive.
aol email backup
Migrate AOL emails to Cloud mail apps, by applying these below given steps: -
Step-4) Select needed AOL mail folders and press the "Import to Cloud" button

From the next opened screen, choose a cloud mail app from the options- Gmail, Office365,, Yahoo and IMAP.

aol emails import to cloud
Migrate AOL Emails to Office365 cloud: -
Step-5) Select Import into Office365 option click on Next.

Now enter your Office365 account email address, then hit on Convert, in the next opened screen.

AOL to office365 login
Step-6) Login with Office365 account and begin the AOL email to Office365 migration.
aol to Office365 migration
Migrate AOL emails to Gmail/G-Suite account, applying these steps:-
Step-4) Select the Import into Gmail option, and click on Next.

Now input your Gmail account "Email Address" and "Google Third-Party App Password" then hit the "Athenticate login" button.

Note: - For migration, firstly create Google Third party app password

aol to Gmail login
Step-5) After account authentication click the "Import to Gmail account" button and start the AOL email migration.
migrate from aol to Gmail
Steps to move AOL Emails to YahooMail Account:-
Step-4) Select the Import to Yahoo, from cloud app import options.

Enter your Yahoo Mail account email address and third party app password, then click on "Athenticate login".

Note: - Before migration, create Yahoo Third party app password

aol to cloud options
Step-5) Press the Import to Yahoo account button, after account authentication, and start AOL to Yahoo email Migration.
aol to Yahoo migration
Export AOL Emails to Web account:-
Step-4) Select Import into option and login with your account by providing email address & password.
login to account
Step-5) Lastly, hit the "Convert" button and start exporting emails from AOL account to
aol to import
Steps to Imort AOL emails to IMAP mail accounts: -
Step-4) Choose Import into IMAP from cloud import options.

In the next screen, enter your IMAP account email address, password, Hotsname and port.

imap app login
Step-5) Finally, press the "Convert" button and start exporting emails from AOL mail account to IMAP mail apps.
aol to IMAP Migration