How to get Outlook 365 to open from websites

Rupert Dragwater

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Outlook version
Outlook 2013 64 bit
Email Account
POP3
There are sites that have their email address posted, so clicking on them opens up Windows Mail instead of Outlook 365. My question is, how does one get Outlook 365 to open automatically instead of Windows Mail from either of those different sites.
 
I wish (and want) to thank each and everyone for their many contributions to my previous post. Most helpful indeed! I know where to come from now on to get quick (fast too) and helpful replies.
 
It's a function of your default mail application in Windows. In Windows 10/11, go to Settings, Apps, Default Apps. In Windows 10, click on mail and change it to Outlook. In Windows 11, click on Outlook and make it the default for each (mailto, .eml, etc.).
 
It's a function of your default mail application in Windows. In Windows 10/11, go to Settings, Apps, Default Apps. In Windows 10, click on mail and change it to Outlook. In Windows 11, click on Outlook and make it the default for each (mailto, .eml, etc.).
Thank you for the reply. I was looking for a notification when a reply came in and did not receive it, thus my late response. Just to double check, if I make Outlook the default for every one of the options I see in the list, can I reverse that after if I find something awry?
 
Thank you for the reply. I was looking for a notification when a reply came in and did not receive it, thus my late response. Just to double check, if I make Outlook the default for every one of the options I see in the list, can I reverse that after if I find something awry?
Yes, just note the current default app that is being used now. You can change them to any mail application, not just Outlook or Web browser.
 
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