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Set Gmail as the default email handler in Chrome

Follow these steps to setup Gmail as the default email handler in Google Chrome.

  1. Visit http://gmail.com in Google Chrome and click the protocol handler icon overlapping-diamonds.png in your browser's address bar
  2. Make sure Allow is selected and then click Done

That's it! Now and in the future when you click on a mailto: link, it will automatically open in Gmail.

You can also view a video on how to do this on YouTube.