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How To Set Outlook as Default Mail Client 

If you have installed multiple email clients on your computer, then you might have to set up one as the default email client. If you have installed Outlook, then making it the default email client would be the right choice. This would enable you with the option to access all your email accounts in a single application.This article deals with the steps to set Outlook as default mail client. The steps to set up Outlook as default may vary depending on its version. Here, you can learn the steps for the newer version, Office 2010, and Office 2007.

How to set Outlook as a default mail client in newer versions?

  • Open Outlook on your computer.
  • Click on the File tab.
  • Click Options.
  • Now, select the General option.
  • Go to the Start up options section and click on Make Outlook the default program for E-mail, Contacts, and Calendar check box to enable it.
  • Once you have selected it, click on the OK option.

How to set Outlook as a default mail client in Office 2010?

  • Open the Outlook email client.
  • Click the File tab at the top.
  • Select Options.
  • Under Start up options, you have to enable the Make Outlook the default program for E-mail, Contacts, and Calendar check box.
  • Once you have enabled the option, click on OK.

How to set Outlook as a default mail client in Office 2007?

  • Open the Outlook mail client.
  • Go to the Tools menu.
  • Click on Options and then select the Other tab.
  • Now, go to the General section, then click the check box Make Outlook the default program for E-mail, Contacts, and Calendar if it is not already enabled.
  • Once you have selected it, click on the OK option to confirm.

Now you have set Outlook as default mail client on your computer.

Set Outlook As Default Mail Client