Setup Frontier email (Google) to be your Default Emailing App


Open Email Links in Gmail with Chrome

Open your Frontier email (Google) in Chrome, a protocol handler icon may appear in the address bar next to the star bookmarks icon. Click it to show the following options:

Make sure to choose the option to Use Frontier Nursing University Mail and click Done

Enable/Disable Open-Email-Links in Gmail with Firefox

To enable open-email-links in Gmail feature in Firefox, first go to your Firefox ‘Application’ settings window.

  1. To get there on your Mac, click on the Firefox tab and go to ‘Preferences’.
  2. If you are on Windows, click on the ‘Firefox’ tab and go to ‘Options’.

Now that the Preference window is already opened, click on the ‘Applications’ tab and at the search bar, type ‘mailto’ and hit enter.

When the options appear, under the ‘Action’ column, click on the dropdown menu and select ‘Use Gmail’.

And now the feature works on your Firefox too! To disable, simply come back to the ‘Applications’ tab here and revert selection to ‘Use Chrome (default)’.

Enable/Disable Open-Email-Links in Gmail with Internet Explorer

For Internet Explorer users, you first need to download and install Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer to enable this feature. Once installed, click on the wrench icon on the top right corner of your Internet Explorer browser.

Now in the ‘Toolbar Options > General’ window, check the box ‘Use Gmail for "Mail To" links’ and click ‘Save’.

The feature will now work on your Internet Explorer. To disable it, simply uncheck the box and hit save.

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