Make Outlook your default email program

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  1. Step-by-step instructions for setting the default email client
  2. How to make Outlook your default email program
  3. What to do if you get this error message?

Step-by-step instructions for setting the default email client

If you have more than one e-mail program installed on your computer, you can determine which program your system uses by default. If you’ve already added an email account to Outlook, you can quickly choose Outlook as your email, contacts, and calendar program.

The instructions in this article apply to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010; and Outlook for Office 365.

How to make Outlook your default email program

When you change the settings, Microsoft Outlook becomes the default application on your computer for sending and receiving email messages, saving appointments and reminders to your calendar, and saving information for your contacts.

  1. Launch Outlook.

  2. Go to the tab File .

  3. Select parameters: .

  4. In the dialog box Outlook options select tab Occur often .

    This step does not apply to Outlook 2010.

  5. In chapter Start parameters Check the box Make Outlook the default for email, contacts and calendar .

  6. Click Okay to apply the changes and close the Outlook Options window. Windows recognizes Outlook as the default e-mail and calendar program.

What to do if you get this error message?

You clicked on an email link in your browser and got this error message:

  Не удалось выполнить эту операцию, поскольку почтовый клиент по умолчанию установлен неправильно  

To resolve this error, select a different default email program and then select Outlook as your default email program again.

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