How do you fix Blerk Error 1 in AOL Mail?

It seems quite annoying when there are tasks lined up in your schedule and you need to send urgent emails but your AOL mail betrays you. 

Oftentimes, there are such situations when you go on to log in to your account you end up getting frustrated because you can’t access your mailbox. This problem is most common with users trying to do AOL mail login.

One of the most common scenarios is when you see “Blerk Error 1” while trying to access your account. 

What is Blerk Error 1 in AOL Mail?

This error message is indicative of an authentication problem that can happen with any user trying to log in to his AOL account. You may get this error message in other forms as well, but their meaning is quite similar and is related to AOL Mail Login. 

So, how do you solve this error?

Solution 1- Change the browser settings in Microsoft Edge

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge web browser on your device. 
  2. Then, select the ‘View Advanced’ setting from the menu.
  3. Navigate to the ‘Privacy and Services’ section.
  4. Here, select the ‘Cookies’ tab.
  5. Select the option to block ‘All’ or ‘Third-party’ cookies. 
  6. After doing so, the Blerk error would have vanished. 

Solution 2- Update the Bookmarks in Internet Explorer

In case your Internet Explorer saves outdated bookmarks, there are more chances of coming across this error. Here is how you can update them:

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  1. Launch Internet Explorer on your device and go to the ‘Tools’ section.
  2. Then, click on the ‘Security’ tab and select ‘Internet zone’. 
  3. Enable the ‘Protection mode’ by clicking on the necessary option. 
  4. Additionally, you need to add AOL mail to the list of trusted websites. 

Now, that we have learnt the method to fix this error in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer, we shall now see how to get rid of it in Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome

Solution for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome

In Mozilla Firefox use AOL mail in the Safe Mode

To turn on the Safe Mode, you need to go to the Help section of AOL Mail and then select the option to use Firefox with the add-ons disabled. Else, choose the option to start the browser in the safe mode. 

In Google Chrome delete the browsing history

Deleting the browsing history in Google Chrome will help in getting rid of the blerk error 1. Apart from this, you can also try to delete cookies and saved bookmarks from the Privacy and Security settings. 

Hopefully, these basic troubleshooting methods would work if you are also annoyed by coming across this error again and again. 


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