Like most people, you may also have multiple email addresses. Maybe you have configured different email clients on your computer. Do you know how to make outlook default email client? If you do not know, this article will guide you.
what is a default email client?
For the same work to be performed on our computer we may have multiple application installed. For instance, we can talk about PDF file. To open a PDF file we can use Adode Acrobat Reader or other application like Foxit Pdf Reader.We may have both application installed on our computer.
When you install two applications to open a PDF file you can make one application as the default application to open it. That means, when you double click a PDF file, Windows will open that PDF using the default application that you have made. If no one is set as default application widows will ask you which application you want to use before opening that file.
Now we can discuss about email application. If you have multiple email client installed on your computer you can set one email client as the default application. You can do the work from Windows settings option. Let’s discuss how to do it.
How to make outlook default email client in Windows 11
Follow the instructions below to make Outlook as default email client in Windows 11.
- Go to the Control Panel, Not telling you how to go there, I hope, you already know how to.
- Click on Default Progams to open it.
- Click on Set your default programs.
- Type MAILTO, it will show your existing email client.
- Click there and Select Microsoft Outlook.
- CLick OK to confirm.
Now you have made Microsoft Outlook as default email client on your computer.
What is the default email client in Windows 11
Before you make Microsoft Outlook as default email client, Mail is the default email client in Windows 10 or 11. You can also use Windows Mail program as a default email client. Or you can migrate from Windows Mail to Mcrosoft Outlook. But remember that Windows Mail is a free application, you do not need to pay for this.
You can configure any webmail service in Windows Mail like yahoomail, Gmail, etc.