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Connect globally via Chat Rooms in AOL Desktop Gold

AOL Chat serves you to connect to the people all over the world. You want to talk about fashion, food, celebrities, games, politics or automobiles; join a room best suiting to your interest and enjoy chit-chatting to people. There are chat room created by AOL itself and by the AOL users, search for your kind of room in the list of chat rooms and go on. You can also start your own group with your friends and can even go for a private chat. Discover how to start with joining a chat room till you attain all the know-how of chat room service offered by AOL. But before you start read the guidelines that AOL states, you need to agree to these rules set by AOL which is primarily about following an apt language, distribution of legitimate content and restricting any kind of illegal activities.

Join a chat room

So to begin with let’s learn how to join a chat room. Start browsing the list of rooms available to join. To keep the searching process simpler and easier, the available chat rooms are divided into various categories. Follow the steps below:

  1. Launch AOL Desktop Gold and log-in with your username and password.
  2. Hit the AOL Chat icon.
  3. Choose if you want to join a chat room created by AOL or by the people. Click one of the available options.
  4. 'Created by People Connection' or 'Created by AOL Members'.

  5. You will see the categories on your left, click the category that interests you.
  6. Double-click a room to join.

Look for a particular chat room

If you are aware of the name of a chat room, say you friend told you that he created a chat room on AOL and you want to join the same. You can search for that particular chat room by making use of the Chat Finder feature. Play along with the steps below:

  1. Once you logged-in to AOL Gold, click on the AOL Chat icon.
  2. Enter the name of the requested chat room in the search box at the top of the window.
  3. Hit ‘Search’.
  4. You will find the list certain rooms in the search result. Choose the chat room that you wish to join.

Lead off your own ‘member chat’ or ‘private chat’

You can also create your own ‘Member chat’ or ‘private chat’. Member chats can be found and open to other members while ‘Private chats’ are not cited in the directory. Those who want to join will require the exact accurate name of your room to join. See below how to create your member/private chat.

  1. Open and log in to your AOL Desktop Gold.
  2. Click on the AOL Chat icon.
  3. Afterwards click ‘Start Your Own Chat’.
  4. Then choose one out of Member Chat or Private Chat.
  5. Enjoy chatting.

Sound off if you feel something wrong about chat user

If you find content in an AOL Chat which seems to violate the AOL Terms of Service, let the AOL know at once. If the content depicts vulgar language, graphic description of sexual content or violence, hate speech or harassment, report to the AOL following the steps below:

  1. During the chat, select a username from the 'People Here' list.
  2. Highlight the part of the conversation which is breaching.
  3. Hit ‘Notify AOL’.

The ‘Notify AOL’ button will appear again once the timer gets to 0. You will be able to submit other reports now.

So let’s enjoy the safe and secure chatting across the globe with AOL Desktop Gold.

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