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Making Gmail Your Default Email Client - Using Google Chrome

Open Gmail in Chrome and click the Protocol Handler icon in your browser's address bar. If you don't see this icon, skip ahead to step 3.

Open Gmail in Chrome and click the Protocol Handler icon in your browser's address bar. If you don't see this icon, skip ahead to step 3.

A dialogue box will appear.

A dialogue box will appear.

When prompted to "Allow Gmail to open all email links?", select "Use Gmail," and click "Done." Then you're done! Skip the next steps.

If you were unable to see the Protocol Handler button in your search bar, Click the Chrome menu icon in the top right corner of your screen.

If you were unable to see the Protocol Handler button in your search bar, Click the Chrome menu icon in the top right corner of your screen.

A dialogue box will appear.

A dialogue box will appear.

Click "Settings"

Click the "Show Advanced Settings" link at the bottom of the screen.

Click the "Show Advanced Settings" link at the bottom of the screen.

Under the "Privacy" header, click the "Content Settings" button.

Under the "Privacy" header, click the "Content Settings" button.

In the pop-up menu window, scroll down to the "Handlers" section and click "Manage Handlers."

In the pop-up menu window, scroll down to the "Handlers" section and click "Manage Handlers."

Select Gmail from the "mailto" drop-down menu. Then click done.

Select Gmail from the "mailto" drop-down menu. Then click done.
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