How to set Gmail as your default mail handler

How to set Gmail as your default email app

If you use Windows 7 or Vista:

Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.

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  2. Select Settings

  3. Scroll to the bottom and click "Show advanced settings."

  4. In the "Privacy" section, click Content settings.

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  5. In the dialog that appears, find the “Handlers” section

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  6. Click Manage handlers.

  7. Use the drop-down menu next to Mailto: to select the service that should be used by default.

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Firefox:

  1. Click the Firefox menu, then Options.

  2. Select Applications.

  3. Set "mailto" to "Use Gmail".

 

 

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