aol mail 504 gateway timeout

Errors can occur without any prior notice. But, no error occurs without a reason. So, whenever you end up with an error, it is advisable to diagnose the exact cause behind it. However, it is not possible to identify the exact cause all the time. Still, you can fix the issue by trying out some basic troubleshooting techniques.


The AOL Mail 504 gateway timeout error occurs when the server fails to receive a timely response while loading a page. If you end up with the error “504-gateway timeout” while accessing your AOL Mail, this article can help you fix it to some extent. Try out all the troubleshooting techniques listed in this article and fix your issue without much trouble.

Server issue

  1. At times, the issue lies with the AOL server itself. In those instances, you cannot do anything other than wait until the problem gets fixed at the AOL server end.
  2. Moreover, you are not the only one who is encountering the 504-gateway timeout issue. But all those who are accessing AOL Mail will be facing the same problem.

Check your Internet’s stability

  1. When there is no stability with your Internet connection, you will end up with the 504-gateway timeout error. So, fix the issue with your Internet in the first place. If necessary, change your Internet service provider.
  2. Once the Internet connection becomes stable, check whether you can access your AOL Mail without any difficulty.

Restart your computer

  1. In some cases, the 504-gateway timeout error occurs when there is an issue with your computer. Restarting the computer can help you fix the problem to some extent.
  2. Close all the programs currently running on your computer. Click the Windows icon and choose the Restart option.
  3. Once your computer gets restarted, check whether the error code has disappeared.

Try using a different browser

  1. If your browser is not compatible with AOL Mail, you will probably end up with an error code.
  2. So, install any other trustworthy browser on your computer and then try to access your AOL Mail again. Now, check whether the issue is resolved.
  3. Despite using a compatible browser, if you end up with the 504-gateway timeout error, reinstall the same browser and check whether the issue is resolved.

If the above techniques don’t help you fix the AOL Mail 504-gateway timeout error, contact us to get assisted by our experts.