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DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
12.Feb.2016
17:2710.83 ms. 
12.Feb.2016
19:339.92 ms.
12.Feb.2016
21:3436.26 ms. 
12.Feb.2016
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13.Feb.2016
12:2313.37 ms. 
13.Feb.2016
14:289.28 ms. 

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Having Problems with Accessing Mail.aol.com?
▼ LAST 12 HOURS ...
Veronica Frances · 2 hours 35 mins ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

I'm receiving mail and can read it, but it won't let me send email or save drafts.

▼ YESTERDAY ...
Gail Essary · 1 day 21 hours ago
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

cannot pull up email or load AOL.com main page :(

▼ LAST 7 DAYS ...
Debra Mattes · 3 days 20 hours ago
· · Firefox 43.0 on Windows

aol keeps going down today again.

Wilona Walker · 4 days 13 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

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Al Lorenzo · 4 days 15 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

It's up again Chrome In NC

Lori Harp · 4 days 15 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

mail is back up on chrome after nearly 8 hours of "GAH" messages. 4:23 pm AZ time 02/08/2016

Greg Bronzynski · 4 days 16 hours ago
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

I can check my email for the first time today. Just checked a few minutes ago.

Dana Fritz · 4 days 17 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

mail still down even from beta.mail.aol.com

Jane Daffron · 4 days 17 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

DOWN in VA as well.
What the hell is going on? Haven't been able to access except by my phone app all afternoon!

Happy Rasta · 4 days 17 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

You can still get your mail by going to:
beta.mail.aol.com
But be aware that this is NOT a secure site even if your browser says https, so don't transmit any sensitive information.

Jennifer Neumann · 4 days 17 hours ago
· · Firefox 43.0 on Windows

Mail has been down all day. Just get the error message. Like some of you, I can access it on my phone.

David McKinney · 4 days 17 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

aol mail is available via ios mail app

Craig Hunt · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

still down

Victoria Evans · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

aol mail down just says GAH!!!,VERY ANNOYING!!!

John Jamie Evans · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Mac

I've been getting the effing Gah for hours now...very irritating. Finger out please aol!

Leslie J. Webb Stone · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 42.0 on Windows

Help having trouble opening my mail it says gah error...I have tried several times and no luck.

Renee Graef · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

This is frustrating. I can't access my email either!

Valerie Jordan Mangrum · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

AOL will not load my mail today. It comes up with "Gah! An error has happened." Has gone on for an hour since I last tried.

Kathi Sanger · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Firefox 43.0 on Windows

Just signed in using : www.beta.mail.aol.com and it worked just as someone else on here said!

Daniel Watkins · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

EVERYONE; Install AOL desktop on your X86 computer, you can access your AOL mail through that just fine, while going through mail.aol.com does not

Ray Curley · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

GAH SERVICE ERROR??

Ray Curley · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

I can get AOL on my I-PHONE but not my lap top computer? What is going on???

Lori Smith · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

I was getting the GAH! error message for the last 3 hours, but read above to try Beta.mail.aol.com - I just tried it, and that worked. Sounds like they're doing an upgrade or maintenance to the system?

Sandy Griffin Wendelborn · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Safari 9.0.2 on Mac

I am down in Wisconsin

Kimberly Stauder · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

I have tried accessing through Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome.

Deb Ronk Flagg · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

it is deffently not up and running.. this is what I get!
GAH!
DEFAULT Report ID: webprd-a38-20160208-204257
Service Error
There was a problem handling your request. An unspecified error has occurred.
Try Again

Kimberly Stauder · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

AOL has been down since this morning... It's now almost 4pm --- unacceptable.

Haley Henshaw · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

can't even sign in

Robbie Neilson · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Firefox 43.0 on Windows

not working

John Sean Flaherty · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Internet Explorer 10.0 on Windows

Down in Tampa most of the day - time to switch....

Jeanne Hartman · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Firefox 43.0 on Mac

I have not been able to get on Aol mail for over 3 hours.

Tina Cohen · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

so mail still down for everyone?? its been 5 hours today.? i cannot work,, i can get on iphone but cant do antying there, aol is up but mail is not? anyone

Sheryl Wolfe Brenner · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

It's been over 2 hours that I keep getting this message when I try to sign into my mail....(I'm using Firefox and Windows 8.1)--HELP!!!!
GAH!
DEFAULT Report ID: webprd-m10-20160208-202600
Service Error
There was a problem handling your request. An unspecified error has occurred.
Try Again
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Sean Conan Doyle · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

https://beta.mail.aol.com
This works. It is AWESOME!

Jenny Kenna · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

Still no AOL mail in Wales. Fed up with all these errors!

Linette Perez · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 46.0 on Mac

Tim Sommer...YOU ARE THE MAN!! I did your Beta.mail.aol.com and IT WORKED!!! Thanks dude!! You saved my day!!

Holly Nicoson · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

I can access my mail on my Galaxy phone but not from laptop, I found this site and tried the fix that someone mentioned, it worked! I just typed in, beta.mail.aol.com , hope this helps!

Cj Wolick · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

beta.mail.aol.com just worked for me here in North Florida

Randy Bess · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Firefox 43.0 on Windows

AOL has shut down.

Kenneth Koyen · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Firefox 43.0 on Windows

AO-HELL! YOU SUCK ASS!

Harvey Beute · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 46.0 on Windows

I want a refund!

Martha Vansickle · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

I know two businesses in Denver that are not able to acess on AOL today. Anyone else?

Alison Geoghans · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Saw an earlier comment and tried this and it worked. I managed to get into my emails. beta.mail.aol.com

Maryann Ostermeyer · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Safari 6.2.8 on Mac

What a mess. Ridiculous. Have not been able to get into AOL for four hours. I sell on Ebay. Forget that one. Ah...Amazing...Worst service ever.

Tracy Knauss · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

As of 3:13 pm Eastern, my AOL mail was down. Haven't been able to get on for the past hour.

Terri Simon · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Mac

What is wrong with the AOL server? I cannot access it from my MAC. This also happened last week. When will the problem be corrected?

John Scalice · 4 days 18 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Service error when trying to access email from chrome. OK from iPhone.

Kris Keating Jablonski · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

Aol is reporting up but still down here!

Lori Harp · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Aol mail has been down for me since 8:30 am this morning in Scottsdale AZ- it is still down at 1:08 pm. (Feb 08 2016)
I am on Chrome.

Sue Black · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Safari 8.0.8 on Mac

Denver. I get an error page when I try to access my e-mail. Feb. 8, 1:00 p.m.

Jools Hammersley · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Firefox 43.0 on Windows

Aol mail seems to be down in UK too

Robert Riordan · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

AOL what is going on

Tee Mitch · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

I need my f#!king email dammit

Ronnie Reed · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Well mine was up for a few minutes and now down again!

Ken Knott · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Hey whats going on? cant get my aol email. Got a message saying my password was incorrect the message to change it so i did. Nothing!!!! Cmon AOL!

Ronnie Reed · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

mine just came back up. So California.

Ulla Gillfillan · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

THIS HAS HAPPENED AGAIN!! Whats going on AOL?? cant accsess my emails again very very frustrating

James Ledbetter · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

beta.mail.aol.com... someone else just suggested this and it works. I use chrome. I can now get my mail. Thanks whomever you were for posting this link. beta.mail.aol.com

John C. Martin · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

When trying to reach my email from the main page I receive the following error message:
“Gah! DEFAULT Report ID: webprd-m37-20160208-193900”

Tina Zouppas · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Mac

unable to access mail

Lee Todd · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Error page keeps coming up!

JoAnne Torre Barrett-Robertson · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Mac

Why can't I access my AOL mail on my Mac today, when I can access it on my iPhone?

Jeff N Linda Pendley · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

you can go to beta.mail.aol.com and sign in and get your email that way. worked for me.

Adam Pegg · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

not working on my laptop but is working via the ipad

Elaine Mulderrig · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

No access to email February 8, 2016. Please help

Don Lemp · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Report ID: webprd-a17-20160208-192904. Aol comes and goes. currently gone

Bette Anderson · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Receiving this message:
GAH!
DEFAULT Report ID: webprd-m97-20160208-161407
Service Error
There was a problem handling your request. An unspecified error has occurred.

Try Again

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Mark Kuykendall · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Mine is not working on Chrome, either on my personal computer at home or here at the library. It was intermittent at first, but has been constant for the last hour and a half or so, except for a brief instance where I could get in. Logged off to start again and the same problem. I can get my home page, but that's about it.

Margaret Ramseyer · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

strange that you can geto aol site, read news but not reading your mail

Terri Stewart · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Firefox 43.0 on Windows

Thank you so much for this
https://beta.mail.aol.com
It did work!!!

Trish Shenton · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

MIne is not working in Chrome, IE but is working in Firefox and on android tablet

Laurie Flynn · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

aol mail has been down for two hours.......

Wayne R. Smith · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Firefox 43.0 on Windows

Down - seems to be happening more frequently these days

Ronni Levski · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

From Chrome, FF, and IE11, and from both Aol.com mail link and direct link to mail.aol.com:

GAH!
DEFAULT Report ID: webprd-a64-20160208-190852
Service Error
There was a problem handling your request. An unspecified error has occurred.
Aol Mail

However, Android app appears to be working (which is ironic because I'm always having problems with the app)

Alfredo Villanueva · 4 days 19 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

AOL HAS BEEN DOWN FOR TWO HOURS. WHAT A PIECE OF SHIT SERVER. AS SOMEONEONE SAID, "ON THE INTERNET HIGHWAY, AOL IS A SIDE ROAD."

Liana Erbach Patterson · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

It is down.

Sean Conan Doyle · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

https://beta.mail.aol.com
This works . AWESOME! Finally a solution! YEEEEEEAH!

Dana Victoria Kristen Miller · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

i cant get it it either Can yoou fix it ASAP

Pipo Premier · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Impossible to read messages from my computer and from my phone.since almost 2 hours.

Charles Ostman · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

beta.mail.aol.com - just tried this, seems to work (from Tim Sommer)

Joel Fox · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Have been receiving "Gah!" error message for 2 hours, as of 2pm on Monday February 8, 2016. Cannot access on PC but mobile seems to be working.

Christine Fletcher · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Can't access email using google, IE or firefox, but can get access using facebook.

Richard Clark · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Safari 9.0.1 on Mac

Error: Report ID: webprd-m48-20160208-184856 (AOL Mail)

Johnathan Butterman · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Come on AOL! Get this mail issue fixed! I was only able to read my mail once this morning on my PC at work, yet my phone can open mail? I have been seeing this error retrieving mail for sevral weeks now, but usually trying again has gotten me in. But this morning I am unable to open my mail on AOL.

Ian Slick · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

AOL EMAIL DOWN - WHAT AN INCONVENIENCE, TIME TO DITCH AOL!

Scott Metcalf · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Firefox 43.0 on Windows

Get error page when trying to get mail, but works on Iphone

Doda Laurel · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Mine won't load, either. Using Chrome.

Pipo Premier · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

It doesn't work from France as well...

Jess Louise Kynett · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

I can read and send via my Droid, but not from a computer.

Vivian Chapman · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Can't sign on to my AOL mail this morning, what's up? It's 2/8/2016, and Lunar New Year!!!!

Paula Schroeder · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

i get the same error message and i dont understand this at all-i can read from phone but i need to access from laptop so i can print something out, please

Kathie Rudowski Rezek · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Too many disruptions on aol mail. Now to begin migrating all my business contacts to a different email...ARGH!

Sharalyn Ribeiro Oldenburg · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

I tried the beta mail link and it worked but its not secure :( maybe security is the issue they are having

Gareth Rudd · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

Any chance of working in next few hours?
Mobile phone working but doesnt allow me to use the software I need!

Paula Schroeder · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

i cannot access emails to read from laptop, what the heck is going on? i need this email problem fixed!! please and thankyou

Bob Baldwin · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 46.0 on Mac

Can't access service as we speak....disgusting.

Mary Lou Stimac · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Can't get into my aol mail. Have a business to run please help. R3powersports

Amar Singh Sangha · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

glad iam not the only one i can get on to it via my moblie tho

Don Beale · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Safari 9.0.3 on Mac

Mine is down on my desktop but working on my iPad. Need to get AOL Help Desk off their iPhones and back to work to fix this.

Tim Sommer · 4 days 20 hours ago
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

For those with aol email problems try this. beta.mail.aol.com. I was able to get mine.

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