Authentication Error - Check your username and password. (IMAP) View Log on

Problem

AOL mail will not connect to the server. it has something to do with Authentication on the IMAP side. The incoming mail IMAP - imap.aol.com settings are correct as well the outgoing Mail - smtp.aol.com The email password as well is correct.
here is the output error label that displays in the set up account on mailspring whe all the information its correctly typed:
"Authentication Error - Check your username and password. (IMAP) View Log on "

Context

No.

Email Provider

AOL

Setup

  • OS and Version: MAC OS Big Sur 11.5.2
    • Installation Method: App
  • Mailspring Version: V 1.9.1