Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums


Selecting a 'People' email address opens up in Google. Why

  1. #1

    Selecting a 'People' email address opens up in Google. Why


    When I click on an email address in 'People' it takes me to Google Chrome on the desktop. Why? I would rather it open up in my email page. I do also have a gmail email address as well. Before I downloaded Google Chrome it worked fine!! Thanks for any help.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    It helps to know what email program you use? It is opening the web browser, because it is looking for a Web portal for email.

    There is an extension for Chrome that you can install on it, to open the Web Portal for who you use for email. https://chrome.google.com/webstore/d...peopajdf?hl=en

    Firefox, you can do it within the Web Browser.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Solved


    Thanks for reply broe23. I found the solution on Google. I opened the 'Control Panel', selected: 'Associate a File Type or Protocol with a Program', scrolled down to 'MAILTO', which was indicating 'Google Chrome' was the 'Current Default', selected 'Change Program' & inserted 'Mail'. That did the job. Thanks again!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Selecting a 'People' email address opens up in Google. Why
Related Threads
Addn. post/thread per 'Brink's' suggestion. I Don't use the blue screen/white envelope element. XP was very straightforward when it came to mail lists. 8.1 ISN'T! I'm 'up' in yrs. and need to learn how to permanently and 'simply' delete people from my email list.
OK I'm confused. I finally managed to import all my contacts from roadrunner and Live to Outlook, but the contacts appear under PEOPLE. How do I get them to the address book so that when I click TO: to send an email the contacts appear?????
Yesterday, I just finished installing my programs on a new Dell Laptop running Windows 8.1 Core Edition. All the Apps worked a few days ago when I last checked them. However, yesterday most Apps would crash to the desktop on opening. I've uninstalled and reinstalled all of the Apps and they now...
I'm helping a friend with her computer. Here are the 2 issues. 1) The email app in Windows 8.1 on her laptop just stopped working. She can no longer send or receive emails at all from any of her accounts. She says that she believes it has happened before maybe even a couple times a month. ...
Email address rejected in User Accounts and Family Safety
Hi Microsoft Account keeps rejecting my email address saying it must only contain letters, numbers etc. I used the same email address to register for this forum. Any ideas will be appreciated.
Solved New user without email address in User Accounts and Family Safety
How to you add a new user account without supplying MS with a email address?
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook