Opening email links in Gmail

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Do you use Gmail as your main email client but find that selecting email links causes a mail programme to open instead (like Outlook)?

Next time you select an email link, (provided you have Chrome browser with Gmail open),  look at the Gmail tab for the ‘protocol handler’ icon. Select it and choose ‘allow’:

Select to allow

This will then become the default mail browser when you select email links on web pages. Test it now! Send us an email ( to let us know if you found this useful.

It’s worth reviewing IT Services’ help on email in case you encounter any other email-related issues.

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