AOL Desktop Gold Download
AOL Desktop Gold is an advanced and easy-to-use version of AOL software. It includes the features of AOL mail with the personalized chat window and the AOL app that can be installed on both Android or iOS versions. The software also includes security features and anti-phishing. It provides you safe browsing by giving you immediate notifications whenever you visit a harmful website. Also, it protects you from cyber threats and viruses and prevents your AOL account from unauthorized access. The software also has an online game section that allows users to play games like Mazebox etc. So for AOL Desktop Gold Download, you need to follow the given guide.
Minimum System Requirments
For AOL Desktop Gold Download, you must fulfill all the system requirements mentioned below. If you fail to meet these requirements, you will face problems while installing the software.
Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Hard Drive Space:
At least 512 MB of free space is needed.
1 GB RAM
266 MHz or faster computer processor
1024 x 768 or higher screen resolution
Internet Explorer 7+
Also, a High-Speed internet connection is required for the AOL Desktop Gold Download.
How to download AOL Desktop Gold
If you are an AOL Advantage Plan member, then you will get free AOL Desktop Gold with your membership. There is no additional cost involved. Hence, you need to follow the below-given instructions to download the software:
- Firstly, open a web browser on your device.
- Go to mail.aol.com by typing it in the address bar. By doing so, the Login window will appear on your screen. If you already have an account, enter your email address and password and then click on the Sign button.
- In case, you have not created your account before, click on the Create an Account tab. Then, follow the given steps for account creation and sign in to your account.
- Enter your first name and Last name.
- Then, enter a valid email address.
- Now, create a password that must contain at least 8 characters, one uppercase, and lowercase letter, one number, and one special character.
- Next, enter your Mobile Number and Birth Date.
- In the next window, click on the “Text me a Verification Code” tab and you will receive a code on your mobile number. Enter the same code in the next login window and then click on the Verify button.
- The confirmation message window appears. Click the Continue tab and you are successfully logged into your account.
- Now, place your cursor on the Menu icon located at the upper-right corner of the window. It will show you a list of options. Select My Benefits icon from the list.
- In the next window, click on the All Products tab. A list of products will display on your screen. Scroll down to AOL Desktop Gold and then click on the Download Now button.
- By doing so, the file will start downloading. You need to wait for its completion. Make sure that you do not close the window or turn off your system in between the process. Otherwise, it will stop the downloading process.
- When the file is downloaded, the file will be saved in the Downloads folder. But if you want to save it some other folder, do it manually. This completes the AOL desktop gold download process.
- Now, open the Downloads or your preferred folder.
- Double-click the Install AOL Desktop icon.
- It will show you the pop-up box of Security Warning asking you- Do you want to run this file? To proceed, you need to click on the Run button
- The installation window appears, click on the Install Now button given there.
Download AOL Desktop Gold trial or Subscription
If you do not have an advantage plan, you need to purchase a free trial or subscription. So, follow the given instructions for purchase and AOL Desktop Gold Download:
- First of all, open a web browser, for example, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, etc.
- Now, type discover.aol.com in the address bar which is located on the top of your screen. Then press Enter from your keyboard.
- On the webpage, click on the Downloads tab and select AOL Desktop Gold.
- In the next window, click on the Learn More tab. It will take you to a new window, click on “Try it free for 30 days”.
- Next, you need to sign in to your account. Enter your credentials and then click on the Sign In button.
- Now, you will be asked to provide the Billing and Payment details. Fill all the necessary details by following the steps that are given below:
- Enter your Billing Information that includes your First Name, Last Name, Address, Zip code, City State, Phone Number, etc.
- Choose your payment method i.e Debit Card, Credit Card, etc.
- Then, provide your payment details. Enter your Card number, Security Code, CVV, Expiration Date.
- Now, you can download the software from one of the given options mentioned below:
- Go to myaccount.aol.com.
- Sign in to your account by entering your credentials.
- Then, click on My Services tab located in the left side corner of the window.
- After that, click on the Subscriptions tab.
- In the next window, scroll down to the section of “AOL Desktop Gold”.
- Click on Get Started tab for AOL Desktop Gold Download and the downloading process will begin.
- After the file is downloaded, double-click the file and follow the on-screen instructions to finish the installation process.
Order Confirmation Email
- Firstly, search for “Get Started with AOL Desktop Gold” in your email inbox.
- If your email inbox does not contain the mail, check it in your Spam folder.
- After that, open the email and click on the tab “Download AOL Desktop Gold”.
- When the file is downloaded, open the Downloads folder and then follow the instructions displayed on your screen for installing the software.
This completes the AOL Desktop Gold Download process.