AOL users may be used to a bifurcated inbox, that shows New Mail and Old Mail. Not everyone is happy with this inbox behavior, because as soon as you view and close a new message, it vanishes. The now-closed message automatically hops from New to Old, and you’ll have to switch folders to find it again.
AOL allows you to unify your inbox, so that it shows all of your mail in one Inbox, just like most other webmails. Here’s how to turn that option on:
- Go to your AOL Mail in any browser.
- Click Options in the upper-right corner, and then click Mail Settings.
- Scroll down to find Inbox Style, and select the bubble for Use Unified Inbox Style.
- Scroll to the bottom and click Save Settings.
With one folder for all your inbox emails, every message will now stay put in the list, after you close it.