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Set up Outlook as your default to open mailto links (Windows 10)

Open Start menu and search for "Default Apps":

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Click on "Email" section to select Outlook:

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Set up Outlook as your default to open mailto links (Windows 7)

If you have problems using email buttons in forms it is because of your individual PC settings.

First, click on the Start button at the bottom left of your screen and find Control panel from the menu, then click on Default Programs:

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Click on Associate a file type or protocol with a program:

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Scroll down to the Protocols list (near the bottom) and select MAILTO, then click on the Change program button:

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Select Outlook and then press OK:

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Your email buttons in forms will now open Outlook when pressed.