Intro (Outlook Links Not Opening in Chrome)

Microsoft’s integration between Outlook and Edge has significantly enhanced the browsing experience for users. However, if you prefer to use Chrome or any other browser as your default, you may encounter an issue where Outlook links fail to open in your preferred browser. In this blog post, we will provide a step-by-step guide on how to resolve this problem and ensure that Outlook links open correctly in Chrome.

How to Change the Default Browser in Outlook

Step 1: Open Outlook Options

  1. Launch Microsoft Outlook on your computer.
  2. Click on the “File” tab located in the top-left corner of the Outlook window.

Step 2: Access Outlook Options

  1. In the File tab, select “Options” from the list. This will open the Outlook Options window.

Step 3: Navigate to the Default Apps Settings

  1. In the Outlook Options window, choose the “Advanced” category from the list on the left.
  2. Scroll down to File and Browser Preferences
  3. Open hyperlinks from outlook in’ > select the dropdown and choose default browser

Step 4: Save Changes and Restart Outlook

  1. After selecting Chrome as the default browser, click the “OK” button in the Outlook Options window to save your changes.
  2. Restart Outlook for the new default browser settings to take effect.

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