Easiest Way To Set Gmail/Google Apps As Default Firefox 3 Mail Client

Easiest Way To Set Gmail/Google Apps As Default Firefox 3 Mail Client

At the Firefox 3 address bar, type about:config and you will be prompted with a warning page as shown below. Just click on I’ll be careful, I promise!

Search for
gecko.handlerService.allowRegisterFromDifferentHost and set to True

and
network.protocol-handler.external.mailto and set to True

copy and past
javascript:window.navigator.registerProtocolHandler("mailto","https://mail.google.com/mail/?extort=mailto&url=%s","GMail")

to address bar and hit enter

for google apps users change example.com to your domain name,

javascript:window.navigator.registerProtocolHandler("mailto","https://mail.google.com/a/example.com/mail/?extsrc=mailto&url=%s","GMail")

Click on add application.

Now go to Tools -> Options -> Applications and search for mailto

Change mailto to GMail

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