If you want Gmail to handle all your mailto links, then you should set it as default email app in both your browser and your operating system. Set browser default to open Mailto links in Windows Apart from setting your browser as the default email client, you can also command the browser to open mailto links without replacing the default email client. When I try to change the default mail account, Gmail is not listed in the selections. The very first account you will log into will become your default Gmail account till you stay sign-in. However if I instead try to log in to Youtube with my Gmail account, I'll get logged out of my Gmail for Apps session and logged into my other Gmail account. I just created a new Win10 laptop with a fresh install of Win10 and installed Firefox.
Something more drastic must be required. If you first set your google account to multiple sign-in and as default account and then set your youtube account to multiple sign-in as secondary account and then login to google account and then login to youtube account, the youtube account takes over the default account position and you are forced to switch accounts every time you want to view Igoogle with your google account settings. There are links to help pages as well as a feedback form here: I've been using multiple sign-in feature for my Gmail and Google Apps accounts since they first unveiled it 6 months ago, and it's not bug-free yet. Google are still working the kinks out of the multiple account sign-in process. You can then sign in again with your choice of the new default account.
What if the two email addresses in a contact record belong to two separate Google accounts, which one will be default? I am having the same problem. I want to be Z gmail. Not the answer you're looking for? Download the mailto extension using Safari and install it. Windows Default Program page does not give a Gmail option. Looking for how to change your default mail service to other non-Gmail options? This will set Gmail as the default email for opening mailto links. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time.
Is there a way to set the default email address for a person? 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. Instant Switch Accounts: — You can switch easily from one account to another account just by clicking on your avatar icon. Option 1 will guide you on how to change a username that is displayed in the 'sent' field. After creating the new Gmail account, change your settings so that messages sent to your new address will be automatically forwarded to your original account. To change default account, just click on Sign Out which will sign out all Google accounts currently signed in. If an account is set to default, it should look like this in the account list: Default when you are not on that account. But if you're still reading and trying to decide what's your best option.
I use Gmail and do get new email notifications on screen if I'm in another program. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. It is only a firefox issue. If Gmail is your go-to email service like over a billion other , then you must want Gmail to handle all your emailing needs. Doing as you suggest above fixes it for 5 minutes, but even after removing the wifey account, it keeps coming back, usually after about 5 minutes.
However, Windows Live Mail opens since he made that my default mail account. I have installed a new Brother laser printer and after scanning a document it gives me the option to email it directly. Though the other view says that account is not logged in. You need to signout all accounts first and then the very first sign-in you do it will be set as your default gmail account on your browser. Click the Chrome Menu icon on the browser toolbar. The email address that is shown on top for auto-complete is the most contacted address, as far as I know.
As for 2010 and 2013. Chrome is working as expected with my own google account. In Firefox I have set up Gmail as my default and whenever I click on an email address, it opens my Gmail account just fine. Yes it is very simple. Below is a screen shot of what I'm referring to. I had to uninstall it because I started having prolblems immediately. Return to your new Gmail account.
Safari In Safari you can use the that allows you to set Gmail or and some other email services as default email client for Safari. Can anybody help me with this? Open Google in your browser Google. To be very clear, this option only lets you send mail as another account, you will not be able to receive emails that the second account gets or use data from your first account when signed into the second account. Whichever account you log into Google with first will be set as the default account. When you say that the contact must have set it for public display, does that mean that I cannot change the default email for the contact, but it is in someone else's control? Here are two possible workarounds.