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AOL Desktop, only better

Enhanced security, speed and support

Included in your membership at no additional cost, AOL Desktop Gold is the key to navigating your AOL world seamlessly. We took the much-loved AOL Desktop and added the following features:

  • Enhanced speed and security
  • Automatic Updates
  • Easy transition from previous version
Upgrade Now* *The first time you log in to AOL Desktop Gold, the AOL Desktop Software Popups preference for all usernames on your account will be set to 'On', allowing you to receive information about our products. You can update this preference in the Marketing Preferences Center.

Why you'll love AOL Desktop Gold

  • Easy to Use

    All your usernames, passwords, toolbar icons, contacts and mail will be automatically transferred from AOL Desktop.

  • Increased Security

    Our two-step verification process significantly helps prevent your AOL account from being compromised.

  • Automatic Updates

    AOL Desktop Gold automatically updates to the newest version when needed and replaces the older version on your computer.

  • Enhanced Encryption

    The personal information you've stored in AOL Desktop will be unreadable to anyone attempting to steal it.

Upgrade Now* *The first time you log in to AOL Desktop Gold, the AOL Desktop Software Popups preference for all usernames on your account will be set to 'On', allowing you to receive information about our products. You can update this preference in the Marketing Preferences Center.