Set Microsoft® Outlook 2007 as default
Learn about Microsoft Outlook 2007 and how to set it as the default e-mail client on your computer
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is an e-mail client program that is included with the Microsoft Office 2007 tools. The 2007 version is released with many advanced features. The users are provided with a wide variety of features as advanced options in the tool. The new ribbon interface is included in the Microsoft Outlook application also. The user can manage multiple e-mail accounts and contacts in the 2007 version. Along with e-mail account management, the user can manage calendars, to-do-lists, web apps etc. Sharing and information management capabilities are included with Microsoft Outlook 2007. Instant search options, color categories, to do bar, RSS feeds, auto account set-up, integration with the other Microsoft Office tools, Out of Office Assistant, etc. are the features that are included in Microsoft Outlook 2007.
Discussed below are some points related with the need to set Microsoft Outlook 2007 as the default e-mail client in a system and tips to do so:
- Need to set Microsoft Outlook 2007 as default
- Set Microsoft Outlook 2007 as default in the browser
- Setting Microsoft Outlook 2007 as default
Need to set Microsoft Outlook 2007 as default
The set as default functionality enables a user to e-mail from any platform using the default e-mail program. In an office, the system may contain many e-mail client software and the user may be familiar with only Microsoft Outlook 2007. In such situations, the user can set Microsoft Outlook 2007 as the default e-mail client for sending e-mails. Else, other programs would be opened on the system while the user clicks on any e-mail sending links or while compressing and e-mailing any documents.
Set Microsoft Outlook 2007 as default in the browser
The default e-mail client can be set in the browser as Microsoft Outlook 2007 for sending e-mails from the Microsoft Outlook interface. Open the web browser window and click on 'Tools' menu at the top. From the drop down options, choose the 'Internet options'. Inside the dialog box that appears, click on the 'Programs' tab. In the 'Programs' tab select the Microsoft Outlook 2007 program from the e-mail list and then set the tool as default. Click 'Ok' and exit the window.
Open the Microsoft Outlook 2007 application window and click on 'Tools' menu at the top ribbon interface. Inside the 'Tools' menu, choose 'Options'. In the options window, click on the 'Other' tab. Then under the general section, check the box near to the option 'Make Outlook the default program for E-mail, Contacts, and Calendar'. Close the window by clicking on the 'Ok' button and restart the application for the changes to take effect.
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