Subscribe We hope you were able to follow our guide successfully. Try clicking an email link in a web page or Microsoft Word document and verify it opens Chrome and Gmail to send a message. I dont want that, I want it to go directly to gmail, I dont use windows mail. Press Windows + S to bring up the search window. Feel free to share with me via the comment box below. Run the application by double click on it 3.
Open Chrome and go to mail. I have logged out of all 3 of my Gmail accounts, and then logged back into the one account I wish to be the default. Then add the other accounts by going through the settings button again. But not now, as Google provided us this feature to access all your Gmail accounts at once in the same browser without any confusion and it also does save our lot of time while handling so many accounts in our job. Set Gmail as default email client in Chrome Browse to , find the double diamond shaped icon in the search bar at the top of your browser, and click it. Some users prefer Gmail or they had so many issues with Google Sync that just gave up on Outlook.
Like Slightly different issue on a 6 plus with latest software updates. Select Allow Gmail to open email links Does that help? Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. It promises , after all. There's no clear schedule for when or if these other services e. Word, Excel, Windows Pictures, Windows Context Menus are some of the programs that use this functionality. This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Is there a fix for this? I want Gmail to be the default email client.
What works now might not work next week. I am in the process of eliminating Outlook for users that prefer to use Gmail website, but that is one feature that I haven't been able to get working. This is great if you are using a mail client such as Outlook, Mail, Thunderbird or a mobile device. Your name, email and password is all you need. You then set it to use Gmail, using the relevant guide.
Now you can add multiple Gmail accounts which will work only in that particular browser. Looking for how to change your default mail service to other non-Gmail options? Note: Your first log in should be with the account you wish to set as your primary account, this will be set as your default account in your multiple Gmail accounts list. Let me know your experience after trying this feature. I have not seen that bug myself yet, so not sure what exactly to try. With just a few simple steps you can configure Gmail to be your default mail client and have Process Street emails open Gmail compose, pre-populated with the template right in your browser! These are not affected by the mailto setting. The same can be done with Calendar. Chrome is working as expected with my own google account.
On the new fresh laptop, I logged into the preferred google account on Firefox first to get it set up correctly. Most of my users are on 2007. It will be removed from your list. That means if you configure Windows to open Gmail in another browser, Edge will open that browser when you click the links. That is because everyone has given up trying to create one.
I have 99% of my users using it with no problems. This is mainly because Outlook users don't want to use Gmail and want outlook to download an unlimited amount of emails into their profile. But most programs just look to whatever defaults in windows. It is only a firefox issue. Problem not completely solved as the mail screen mostly opens but sometimes disappears either instantly of whist in use. But usually removing the profile, making sure I have the latest version of Google Apps Sync and then re creating the profile fixes it.
While there are several ways to configure this, the easiest way that I have encountered is via the Mailto Updater application. Please keep in mind Microsoft Windows uses Outlook as the default email client. The same can be done with Calendar. This is actually a separate screen not part of the handlers option. The available choices are to share via Mail Apple , messaging, Evernote, LinkedIn, etc. I am using iPad with chrome browser. Operating systems update themselves from time to time and have a sneaky habit of overwriting your settings.