Setting up Chrome Mail To Handler to Default to Gmail


You want email links in websites when navigating with the Chrome browser to open in Gmail.


Navigate to Gmail.

In the URL bar, click on the Handler icon as shown below:

image depicting the handler icon

It will give the option to use the site as the email handler.  Select appropriate option.

If you do not see this icon, you most likely have already setup the email handler.

You can verify by navigating to Chrome browser settings by clicking on the three dot icon shown below which is located at the top right of your browser.

image depicting the three dot menu icon

  • Click Settings
  • Click Advanced
  • Click Site Settings
  • Click Handlers

You can manage your handler settings here.  You can remove a handler or change default.


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