iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 and AIM 1.0 App Crashing

Were you one of those who decided to take the plunge with the 2.0 firmware and install a whole bunch of apps, including the AOL Instant Messaging App? Well I did, and it worked for a bit, but now it just seems to crash upon launch. Well I think I have figured out the answer, but it is somewhat kluge.

First off, Go To Settings -> AIM and then delete the username from the settings. Then try and re-launch AIM. You should be prompted for which account type, as you were with the initial setup. I know this isn’t a permanent fix, but it should work until AOL gets their act together and fixes the app.

You will end up having to do this every time. You cannot just delete the password, as it will crash again upon launch.

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