For those users who do not have any default email client setup on their computer, they can use the new feature in Firefox 3 which lets one set Gmail as the default email client. The tip, shared by Gmail blog, will automatically launch Gmail whenever you click on a mailto link.
Here is how the tip goes:
- Go to Gmail and sign in. While logged in, Run the following script on Firefox by copy/pasting it to Firefox address bar and hitting enter.
- Click "Add application" when prompted, as seen below
- Now to set Gmail as default, click this link and on the window that opens, select Gmail and check "Remember my choice" and press OK.
- Thats it!
Now whenever you want to change your default email client in the future, you can do it through Options -> Applications and search for mailto. [via Sizlopedia]Contact Us for News Tips, Corrections and Feedback