How To Make Gmail Your Default Email Client in 2020

When you click a mailto (Email) link on the web, you’ll be directed to your operating system’s default email application. That could be Mail on a Mac or Mail on Windows 10. You don’t need to stick with those, though. You can escape the clutches of Microsoft or Apple and fly into Google’s open arms. It promises not to be evil, after all.

Evil or not, it has a reliable, well-developed web application. If you prefer using it to the one built into your OS, you’ll need to set your system up to make the switch. Figuring out how to do that isn’t easy, though, which is why we’ve put together this guide on how to make Gmail your default email client.