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Download & Install AOL Desktop Gold for Mac and Windows

AOL Desktop Gold has emerged as successful software due to its multiple uses. You can use this multi-functional software to send emails, chat with your friends, read news, browse online, play games, stream videos, etc. Hence, you can easily make out that this software is very useful for everyone.

You can install this AOL Gold for both Windows and Mac operating systems. Read on to know how you can successfully install this software on your Windows or Mac system. System requirements for this software are as under:

  1. 512 MB free space or more
  2. Good internet connectivity
  3. Internet Explorer 7+
  4. Windows 7 or later or Mac OS
  5. 1 GB RAM (minimum)
  6. A screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher
  7. A processor with at least 266 MHz speed

If your system meets the requirements mentioned above, you can install Desktop Gold on your system easily. You need to follow a series of steps that follow.

Steps to Install AOL Desktop Gold on Windows

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For new users

If you are using AOL for the first time, you need to register yourself with AOL by visiting its official website and creating an AOL account. Once you make your account, follow these steps to complete the installation on your system.

  • Open your AOL account by signing in to it.
  • Choose the AOL program that suits your needs the best.
  • Open AOL email account and open the email containing the confirmation of your registration.
  • The email message will contain a link to start the download of AOL Desktop Gold.
  • After you complete the download procedure, either click on the file you downloaded or open the link in your email to start installation. A license agreement will appear on the screen. Accept the terms and conditions of that agreement after reading them by clicking on the ‘Agree’ button.

For Windows 10/8/7

Go through the steps that follow to understand how you can install and set up this software on Windows 10.

  • Visit the official website of this software and get the membership of this software by creating an account there.
  • After you have made your account, select ‘Premium Subscription’ under ‘Manage Subscription’.
  • Click on ‘Get Started’ button on the screen after you open the tab ‘Premium Subscription’.
  • After clicking this button, downloading will start.
  • After completion of downloading, you will be notified via an email containing a link for you to click to start installation.
  • Click on the file you downloaded to begin installation.
  • After the installation procedure is complete, navigate to the Desktop Gold icon on your desktop and log in to your account using the username and the password set by you at the time of the creation of your account.

For existing subscribers

If you have subscribed to services of this software, you need to follow the steps given below to install Desktop Gold.

  • Open the AOL sign-in page, and sign in to your account by using sign-in credentials.
  • Move to ‘My Benefits’ page and find AOL Desktop Gold from all products in ‘My Benefits’.
  • Click the button ‘Download Now’ and follow the instructions that appear on your desktop screen.

Steps to Install AOL Gold Download and Install on Mac

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Follow the steps given below to complete the download and installation of this software on Mac.

An advantage plan member

  • Log in to your account and navigate to ‘My Benefits’ page.
  • After that, you need to search for the icon of ‘AOL Gold’ in ‘All Products’ and select ‘Download Now’.
  • Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to complete installation.

A free trial user or subscriber 

  • Log in to My Accounts page and select ‘Services/Subscriptions’.
  • After that, you need to press ‘Get Started’ button under AOL Desktop Gold.
  • Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to complete installation.

Use the link in the signup confirmation email

  • Open your email inbox and search AOL signup confirmation mail.
  • Open that email and click on the link given in that email.
  • Clicking on that link will initiate the download procedure.
  • After the download procedure is completed, locate your downloaded file in ‘Downloads’. Click on that downloaded file to initiate the installation procedure.
  • Follow the instructions that appear on your desktop screen to complete the installation procedure successfully.

If you face any trouble during Desktop Gold download and install, feel free to contact AOL experts to get the best guidance and solution to your problem.


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