Make Outlook the default program for email, contacts, and calendar

If you’re like most people, you have more than one email program on your computer. You can simplify your life by making Outlook a one-stop center for sending and receiving email, storing your contacts, and scheduling appointments. You can start by adding an email account to Outlook.

  1. Open Outlook.

  2. On the File tab, choose Options > General.

  3. Under Start up options, select the Make Outlook the default program for E-mail, Contacts, and Calendar check box.

  4. Click OK.

  1. Open Outlook.

  2. On the File tab, choose Options.

  3. Under Start up options, select the Make Outlook the default program for E-mail, Contacts, and Calendar check box.

  4. Click OK.

  1. Open Outlook.

  2. On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the Other tab.

  3. Under General, select the Make Outlook the default program for E-mail, Contacts, and Calendar check box.

  4. Click OK.

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