Firefox 3.5: Set Gmail as the Default Email Client

Posted July 8, 2009 by Rob Rogers in Mozilla Firefox

If you use Gmail as your primary email client, Firefox 3.5 makes it easy to associate any mailto links that you might encounter to us Gmail as the default email client. While this has been possible with previous versions, you don’t need to jump through any hoops or use any add-ons with Firefox 3.5.

1. Open Firefox.

2. Go to the menu, click Tools and select Options.

3. Click the Applications tab.

4. Scroll down to the mailto Content type.

5. Select the associated Action dropdown and select Use Gmail.

6. Click the OK button.

 

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