How do I stop unwanted e-mail

To block junk 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.

1. Sign on to the AOL service with a master screen name A Screen Name is your online identity. It is also your e-mail address and publicly identifies you anytime you communicate with others online in public areas like chat rooms and message boards. By using a screen name, you can keep in touch with friends & family or make new friends in many areas.

2. On the Mail menu on the AOL toolbar, click Mail Controls Mail Controls are Custom Controls that specify people with whom the user can exchange e-mail. Mail Controls must be set using a master screen name. Parents can use Mail Controls to determine who can and cannot send e-mail to their child's screen name..

3. Click Next.

4. Select the screen name you want to work with from the Set Mail Controls For list, and then choose one of the following options:

5. Click Next. At this point you will either save your settings, or specify people and places that can or cannot send you e-mail, depending on the choice you selected in the previous step.


To allow or block e-mail from particular people or places

1. After following the steps above, choose one of the following options:

2. Click Next.

3. Choose whether the screen name can send and receive e-mail with embedded pictures or file attachments.

4. Click Next.

5. Click Save.

6. Click Close.