the AIM blog

Jul 19

What’s your favorite screen name?


Our friends at Lucky took a trip down memory lane and shared their first AIM screen names.  

What’s your favorite fashionista’s screen name?

Apr 26

Facebook Chat Connection Issues in AIM

If you are experiencing issues trying to connect Facebook to AIM, you aren’t alone. Looks like our friends at Facebook are having some issues right now effecting third party products like AIM. We’re pretty confident they will get things back on track soon. This shouldn’t be an issue if you added Facebook in the past. Thanks for your patience.

Mar 26

mommynat said: When i sign in into my galaxy note 2 it keeps going black when i scroll or when i try to look at my contacts.

We just released an update that should fix this issue. Check the store for an update, if you continue to see it once you upgrade, please let us know. 

Mar 05 names AIM for iPad one of the best

Thanks, we think AIM for iPad is pretty great too! Number 31 on their top 100 must have iPad apps. 

AIM is easily one of the best instant-messenger apps on the iPad. You can set up multiple usernames (and switch among them at any time), send IMs to any phone that supports text messaging, receive social network updates, and chat with Facebook and Google Talk users.”

Read the full article

Download AIM for your iPad now!

Feb 13

AIM for Android and iPhone now with social updates

Just in time for Valentine’s Day. Chat with your sweetheart using the latest versions of AIM for Android and iPhone. We heard you missed Lifestream, so we modernized it a bit and added Instagram feed support. Access it from one easy to navigate “Updates” window. We’ve fixed some bugs and enhanced performance on both applications too. Enjoy!

Get AIM for Android

Get AIM for iPhone


Never miss a notification - new Twitter mention or Facebook comment, get them right in the app. (Android pictured)


Use AIM to post your status to Facebook or compose your Tweet in AIM for iPhone (coming soon to Android) (Android pictured)


Fully redesigned social networking updates. Now see your news feeds from AIM, Instagram and Facebook in one easy to navigate window. Comment and like Facebook and AIM posts right from the app (iPhone pictured)

Feb 05

AIM for Mac, update available

A new version of AIM for Mac is now available at Includes updated dock bounce options, speedier performance, lots of bug fixes. Enjoy!

Jan 25

AIM for iPad, now with more chat sharing features

AIM is happy to announce the latest version of AIM for iPad is now available in iTunes. With this new version (1.5.0), you can

• Share photos, voice messages and your location without leaving the conversation
• Enjoy lots and lots of bug fixes
• Notice enhanced performance

Get AIM for iPad today.

Dec 05

Today’s log in issues have been resolved

Thanks for the reports and your patience. 

Issues for some trying to log in

If you are having issues logging into AIM. We are currently working on addressing it. We’ll get you back up and running soon.

Nov 29

AIM for iPhone users may receive new IMs even after exiting

AIM for iPhone users, if you’ve upgraded your iOS, you may have noticed you continue to get new IM notifications even after you’ve exited AIM. A bug in the new iOS creates two sessions of AIM running simultaneously. We’re working on a fix on our end, but in the meantime, you can work around this problem by doing the following:

Open a new chat and send the number 1 to username aolsystemmsg. This will get you back to one session of AIM running.

Thanks for your patience. We’ll post here when the new version is ready.