Forwarding IM's to my cell phone


You can have your IMs automatically forwarded to your mobile phone as a text messages when you're not signed on to the AOL service. Now you won't have to miss important instant messages The Instant Message feature allows you to have immediate, one-on-one, private chats in real time with other AOL members who are online at the same time as you (or with non-AOL members using the AOL Instant Messenger (TM) service). when you're on the go.

To set up IM forwarding

1. Go to AOL Keyword: IM Forwarding.
2. Review the Terms and Conditions, and then click the Enable IM Forwarding check box.
3. Type your full ten-digit mobile phone number in the boxes provided, and then click Confirm. A four-digit confirmation number will be sent to your mobile phone. This confirmation number is to ensure that your phone supports text messaging.
4. Retrieve the four-digit confirmation number from your mobile phone (turn on your mobile phone if it's not already turned on.)
5. From the IM Forwarding page, type your four-digit confirmation number, and then click OK to complete the setup process. If the code is not delivered right away, click Confirm Later and an e-mail E-mail is typically a one-to-one communications system. With an AOL screen name, you can e-mail with other AOL and Internet users. will be sent reminding you to confirm your forwarding request.


Your wireless service provider may charge you for this and other text messages you send or receive. Please consult your wireless service provider regarding their pricing plans.
Unless you are using a mobile phone capable of two-way text messaging from a carrier that allows 2way IM service, you will be unable to respond to any messages forwarded to your phone.
To edit your IM Forwarding setup at a future time, simply return to AOL Keyword: IM Forwarding.