1.    20 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
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    Windows 10 Pro

    How do I set Yahoo Mail as the Default Email Client?


    I've already been to the Custom Default Programs settings, Yahoo! Mail is not listed. I want to be able to use a program not related to a browser, with an E-mail link, and it automatically send me to a browser with my E-mail so I can start composing the message.

    How can I do this on Windows 10?
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  2.    20 Jan 2016 #2
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 369
    Windows 10 Pro

    Install Yahoo Mail app from Windows store. Once you do that, you'll be able to set that app as your default mail client.
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  3.    20 Jan 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 70
    Windows 10 Pro
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndreyT View Post
    Install Yahoo Mail app from Windows store. Once you do that, you'll be able to set that app as your default mail client.
    What does it mean when you click the download button for an app from the Windows Store and all you see are those dots as if it's loading and it never changes? I have a feeling that the computer that is in question signs on with a local account, not a Microsoft/Hotmail/Outlook account. Could this be the culprit?

    I cannot test the above answer until I figure out why it's not downloading.
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  4.    21 Jan 2016 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by JOSHSKORN View Post
    I have a feeling that the computer that is in question signs on with a local account, not a Microsoft/Hotmail/Outlook account. Could this be the culprit?
    No, it couldn't. You have to be signed into Store with your Microsoft account. But your Windows account can be local, no need to switch to Microsoft sign-in.
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