Hi Gordon, Apologies for delay in response. Check that out if required. Read the browser-specific guides below to finish setting up. These are the unsuccessful steps I have taken so far. The same can be done with Calendar. Edge Edge uses your Windows default application to open mailto links. Word, Excel, Windows Pictures, Windows Context Menus are some of the programs that use this functionality.
Things will be rocky for a week or two, but with a bit of luck — and help from many very talented people — you should find your new home as hospitable as your old one. Re-connected the Microsoft account to the computer. That is because everyone has given up trying to create one. Outlook, Google Chrome, Windows Live Mail etc. Step 5: Finally provide your Gmail login credentials to authenticate your account and add it. Setting Gmail as the Default Email Client on Windows 8 and 10 To make Windows use Gmail by default, you first set your browser of choice as the default email application.
The configuration of the app account will be done automatically. What I would like to do is to change the default mail account in the Mail app from Outlook. The same can be done with Calendar. You can identify the people who support AskWoody by the Plus badge on their avatars. Hi Gordon, When you login with Microsoft account, it will be set as the default mail account in mail app and you cannot change it.
I was hoping someone figured out how to hack Office into attaching directly to gmail. A browser will have its own mailto default which means you could be navigated to Mail app if the settings direct it that way. Step 1 -- Download Gmail Notifier In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to set default email to Gmail in windows 7. However, since the send page and send link options are grayed out, my nephew did set up Windows Live Mail to do those two tasks. However, Windows Live Mail opens since he made that my default mail account.
Simply provide your full username like while providing the login credentials. You may also search for an app from the Store. There are more ways to completely disable or get rid of the Mail app. This solution is probably just as good as just continuing to use outlook. When I try to select another mail account, it tells me I must install Gmail.
All you need is a single click and it will configure your Windows to run Gmail in browser as the default email client. Below is a screen shot of what I'm referring to. You then set it to use Gmail, using the relevant guide. Nephew has set up Windows Live Mail to do this kind of task, but recipient never receives email. And then they're not in my Gmail Sent file. Is there any plugin for chrome or gmail that can be used instead? However, when I got to Step 4, Internet Options, Selecting Default Programs. The selection dialogue has a checkbox that lets you set it as the default on subsequent occasions.
Help: We have a guide that can help you. Can anybody help me with this? But usually removing the profile, making sure I have the latest version of Google Apps Sync and then re creating the profile fixes it. What works now might not work next week. Then I attach this file to an email. After the , you may have concerns about email privacy. Or ask us if you are in need of something specific. Near the address bar it will ask if you want to use chrome handlers for default email.
Disconnected the Microsoft account from my computer under settings. It promises , after all. . Chrome To set Gmail as your default email handler in Chrome, open the settings via the three dots icon at the top right. If you are using Google apps on your custom domain to send and receive emails, you can configure it too on Windows 8 mail. Last updated on 8 Feb, 2018.
I could only find reference to a software that seems pretty outdated. Operating systems update themselves from time to time and have a sneaky habit of overwriting your settings. Everything has always been in sync from accessing email on the web, Outlook or a mobile device. Well, on Windows 8 it is not so. Failing those, though, your best option is to switch browsers.