Block images in emails
Choose whether or not to display images in AOL Mail. While the default setting is to show all images except for those in spam emails, turning the setting off can increase the privacy and security of your account by disabling potentially malicious images and content.
1. Under your Username, click Options | Mail Settings.
2. Click the General tab, if not already there.
3. In the Reading section, select Hide images in mail from unknown senders.
4. Click Save Settings.