How to Make Email Links Open in Gmail

In Brief...

If you're a Gmail user, you may find that nothing happens when you click on email links. Or worse, another email client like Microsoft Outlook or Apple Mail opens up. To fix it, you need to set up your web browser to open email links. Here's how to do that in Google Chrome.


  1. Go to your Gmail in Google Chrome.
  2. At the very right of the address bar, click the icon icon.
  3. Select Allow
  4. Click Done
Allow Gmail in Google Chrome

Give it a try

And now email links should open in Gmail. Try this one:

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Author: Nat Dunn

Nat Dunn founded Webucator in 2003 to combine his passion for web development with his business expertise and to help companies benefit from both.