Configure Email Clients
Configure Your U2.COM Email Client

After setting up an email USERNAME and PASSWORD, you can configure your mail client to download your U2.Com messages. To learn about configuration settings, click the name of your mail client below.

If your mail client isn't listed here, we regret that we're not yet able to provide assistance with its configuration.



Configuring your email client: Outlook Express and Outlook 2002 (and older) (Windows)
  1. Create an email USERNAME and PASSWORD on the fan club site.
  2. Open Outlook or Outlook Express.
  3. Click the 'Tools' menu, and select 'Accounts'.
  4. Click 'Add,' and then click 'Mail'.
  5. Enter your name in the 'Display name:' field, and click 'Next'.
  6. Enter your full U2 email address (username@U2.Com) in the 'Email address:' field, and click 'Next'.
  7. Make sure 'POP3' is selected in the 'server for incoming mail' box.
  8. Enter 'pop.U2.Com' in the 'Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server:' field.
  9. Enter 'smtp.U2.Com' in the 'Outgoing mail (SMTP) server:' field.
  10. Click 'Next'.
  11. Enter your U2 username (including '@U2.Com') in the 'Account name:' field. Enter your U2 password in the 'Password:' field, and click 'Next'.
  12. Click 'Finish.'


Configuring your email client: Outlook Express and Outlook 2002 (Mac Users)
  1. Create an email USERNAME and PASSWORD on the fan club site.
  2. Open Outlook.
  3. Click the 'Tools' menu, and select 'Accounts'.
  4. Open the 'Mail' tab, and click 'New'.
  5. Click 'Mail' in the 'New' menu.
  6. Click 'Configure Account Manually'.
  7. Select 'POP,' and click 'OK'.
  8. Enter your name in the 'Name:' field.
  9. Enter your full U2 email address (username@U2.Com) in the 'Email Address:' field.
  10. Enter your full U2 email address (username@U2.Com) in the 'Account ID:' field.
  11. Enter 'pop.U2.Com' in the 'POP server:' field.
  12. Enter your password in the 'Receiving mail password:' field.
  13. Check the box next to 'Save password'.
  14. Enter 'smtp.U2.Com' in the 'SMTP server:' field.
  15. Close the configuration dialogue box.


Configuring your email client: Outlook 2003
  1. Create an email USERNAME and PASSWORD on the fan club site.
  2. Open Outlook 2003.
  3. Click the Tools menu, and select E-mail Accounts.
  4. Select Add a new e-mail account, and click Next.
  5. Choose POP3 as your server type by clicking the radio button, and click Next.
  6. Fill in all necessary fields to include the following information:
  7. User Information.
  8. Your Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the From: field of outgoing messages.
  9. Email Address: Enter your full U2 email address (username@U2.Com).
  10. Server Information.
  11. Incoming mail server (POP3): pop.U2.Com
  12. Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.U2.Com
  13. Login Information.
  14. User Name: Enter your U2 username (including @U2.Com).
  15. Password: Enter your U2 password.
  16. Click Test Account Settings... After receiving Congratulations! All tests completed successfully, click Close.
  17. Click Next, and then click Finish.


Configuring your email client: Entourage 2004
  1. Create an email USER NAME and PASSWORD on the fan club site.
  2. Open Entourage 2004.
  3. Click 'Tools,' and select 'Accounts'.
  4. Click 'New' .
  5. (If you receive the 'Account Setup Assistant,' click 'Configure account manually.').
  6. Select 'POP' next to 'Account type:,' and click 'OK.'
  7. Enter a name for your new account in the 'Account Name:' field.
  8. Enter your full name in the 'Your Name:' field.
  9. Enter your full U2 email address (username@U2.Com) in the 'Email Address:' field.
  10. Enter your U2 username (including '@U2.Com) in the 'Account ID' field.
  11. Enter 'pop.U2.Com' in the 'Incoming Mail Server:' field.
  12. Enter 'smtp.U2.Com' in the 'Outgoing Mail Server:' field.
  13. Click 'OK' .


Configuring your email client: Entourage X
  • Create an email USER NAME and PASSWORD on the fan club site.
  • Open Entourage.
  • Click 'Tools,' and select 'Account Settings...'
  • Click 'New.' (If you receive the 'Account Setup Assistant,' click 'Configure account manually.').
  • Select 'POP' next to 'Account type:,' and click 'OK.'
  • Enter a name for your new account in the 'Account Name:' field.
  • Enter your full name in the 'Your Name:' field.
  • Enter your full U2 email address (username@U2.Com) in the 'Email Address:' field.
  • Enter your U2 username (including '@U2.Com) in the 'Account ID' field.
  • Enter 'pop.U2.Com' in the 'Incoming Mail Server:' field.
  • Enter 'smtp.U2.Com' in the 'Outgoing Mail Server:' field.
  • Click 'OK.'


  • Configuring your email client: Eudora 5.1 (Sponsored & Paid Modes)
    1. Create an email USER NAME and PASSWORD on the fan club site.
    2. Open Eudora.
    3. Click Tools > Personalities.
    4. Right-click in the Personalities box and select New.
    5. Follow the instructions in the New Account Wizard, using the following settings:
    6. Personality Name: Enter an account name and click Next.
    7. Account Settings: select Create a brand new email account and click Next.
    8. Personal Information: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the From field of your messages. Click Next.
    9. Email Address: Enter your full U2 email address (username@U2.Com) in the Email Address field, and click Next.
    10. Login Name: Enter your U2 username (username@U2.Com) in the Login Name field, and click Next.
    11. Incoming Email Server: Enter pop.U2.Com in the Incoming field. Select the POP radio button and click Next.
    12. Outgoing Email Server: enter smtp.U2.Com in the Outgoing field. and click Next.


    Configuring your email client: Eudora 5.1 (Light Mode)
    1. Create an email USER NAME and PASSWORD on the fan club site.
    2. Open Eudora.
    3. Click Tools > Options.
    4. Click Getting Started from the Category list.
    5. Enter your full name in the Real name field.
    6. Enter your full U2 email address (username@U2.Com) in the Return address field.
    7. Enter pop.U2.Com in the Mail Server (Incoming) field.
    8. Enter your U2 username (username@U2.Com) in the Login Name field.
    9. Set the SMTP Server (Outgoing) to smtp.U2.Com
    10. Click OK and then verify your settings by clicking File > Check Mail.


    Configuring your email client: Eudora for Mac
    1. Create an email USER NAME and PASSWORD on the fan club site.
    2. Open Eudora.
    3. Click the Special menu, and select Settings.
    4. Click the Getting Started icon in the Options window.
    5. Enter your full U2 email address (username@U2.Com) in the Username field.
    6. Enter pop.U2.Com in the Mail Server: field.
    7. Enter Your Name in the Real Name field.
    8. Enter smtp.U2.Com in the SMTP Server: field.
    9. Click Sending mail in the Options window, and check the box next to Allow authorization.
    10. Click OK.


    Configuring your email client: Netscape 7
    1. Create an email USER NAME and PASSWORD on the fan club site.
    2. Open Netscape Mail 7.x.
    3. Click 'Edit,' and select 'Mail & Newsgroups Account Settings'.
    4. Click 'Add Account...,' and click 'OK.'
    5. Choose 'Email account,' and click 'Next.'
    6. Enter your name in the 'Your Name:' field.
    7. Enter your full U2 email address (username@U2.Com) in the 'Email Address:' field, and click 'Next.'
    8. Select 'POP' and enter 'pop.U2.Com' in the 'Incoming Server:' field.
    9. Enter 'smtp.U2.Com' in the 'Outgoing Server:' field.
    10. Click 'Next.'
    11. Enter your U2 username (including '@U2.Com') in the 'Incoming User Name:' field and the 'Outgoing User Name:' field, and click 'Next.'
    12. Enter a name for your Netscape Mail account in the 'Account Name field,' and click 'Next.'
    13. Click 'Next,' and then click 'Finish.'


    Configuring your email client: Apple Mail
    1. Create an email USER NAME and PASSWORD on the fan club site.
    2. Open Apple Mail.
    3. Click 'Mail,' and select 'Preferences' .
    4. Open the 'Accounts' tab, and click the plus sign (+) along the bottom to add a new account.
    5. Choose account type: POP
    6. Enter an Account Description
    7. Enter Your Name
    8. Enter your full U2 email address.
    9. Enter 'pop.U2.Com' in the 'Incoming Mail Server:' field.
    10. Enter your U2 username (including '@U2.Com') in the 'User Name:' field.
    11. Enter your U2 password in the 'Password:' field.
    12. Select 'Add Server...' from the pop-up labeled 'Outgoing Mail Server,' and enter 'smtp.U2.Com' in the 'Outgoing Mail Server:' field. Make sure there is no check mark in the ‘Use Authentication’ box.
    13. Click 'OK.'


    Configuring other mail clients
    1. You can use the following information to configure POP with many mail clients. If you encounter difficulties, we suggest contacting your mail client's customer support department for further instructions -- we're not able to provide assistance with configuring mail clients not listed here
      • Incoming Mail (POP3) Server: pop.U2.Com
      • Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server:smtp.U2.Com (use authentication)
      • Use Authentication: No
      • Account Name: your U2 username (including '@U2.Com')
      • Email Address: your full U2 email address (username@U2.Com)
      • Password: your U2 password