Setting the default mail application on Windows 10

If you wish to set or change the default mail app on a Microsoft Windows 10 system, you can take the following steps:
  1. Click on the Windows Start button.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. Click on System.
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    Windows 10 settings

  4. Click on Default apps.

    Windows 10 system settings

  5. Click on "Choose a default" under Email.

    Windows 10 default apps settings

  6. You should then see a list of email applications on the system; click on the one you wish to be the default mail application.

    Windows 10 - choose default email app

  7. Once you've chosen an email program, you can click on the "X" at the upper, right-hand corner of the window to close it.

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