How Do You Set Up AOL Instant Messenger?
Are e-mails too slow for you? Set up AOL Instant Messenger and communicate instantly by typing back and forth in “real time.” AOL Instant Messenger is included in AOL software, but people with other Internet service providers can also download the Messenger software for free off the Web. Sign on to AOL. Click People on the taskbar. Click View Buddy List. Click Setup. Click Create. Type in a Buddy List Group Name (such as “Soccer Buddies”). Type in an AOL screen name you want to have in your IM Buddy List group, then click Add Buddy. Repeat until you’ve added all your buddies, then click Save. Click Privacy Preferences to choose which people to block or allow to instant message you. Click Setup on your buddy list and click Edit to change your settings if you decide to change your list. Open the Instant Messenger program. Click the List Setup tab. Click a folder or click the Add Group button at the bottm of the window to add a new buddy group. Click the Add Buddy icon at the bottom of th