Make Gmail your default email program

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Chrome Browser only

When you click email links in webpages, you can automatically open them in Gmail instead of your desktop client.

Just set up Gmail as your default email program. Clicking email links will open the Gmail compose window in a new tab with a pre-filled To: email address field.

Make Gmail the default email program when you click email links in Chrome Browser" "

  1. Open Chrome Browser and click More Moreand thenSettings.
  2. At the bottom of the page, click Advanced.
  3. In the Privacy and security section, click the Right arrow Right arrow next to Content settings.
  4. Towards the bottom, click the Right arrow Right arrow next to Handlers.
  5. Turn on Allow sites to become default handlers for protocols (recommended).
  6. Open Gmail in your Chrome Browser.
  7. In your browser’s address bar, click Service handler Service handler.
  8. Click Allowand thenDone.
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