August 09, 2011

Set Gmail as your default email client in Firefox

If you like to auto-reply using your Gmail account by clicking on a mailto: link, follow this:

You can configure your Mozilla Firefox to automatically take control of a clicked mailto: link  and let you use your Gmail ID to send a mail. The steps for doing this are given here below:
1. Open Firefox.
2. Log in to your Gmail account.
3. Copy-Paste this script in the address bar of Firefox with your Gmail account open.

4. Click "Add Application", if you are prompted to. Otherwise, follow these menus:-
Tools --> Options --> Applications
5. In the list of content type and applications, locate mailto under Content Type, and choose "use Gmail" from the list of applications suggested for that content type.

6. Save the settings.

Enjoy Gmailing with Firefox.

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