Windows 10: Cannot make Outlook 2016 Default Email Solved

  1.    03 Jul 2015 #1

    Cannot make Outlook 2016 Default Email

    I cannot make Outlook 2016 default email client. I try tru the setting...default and it looks like it is the default. Then I get an error window that says there is no email default and I should set it up in Outlook 2016. When I try it takes me back to settings...default. I am using the latest build 10162
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  2.    03 Jul 2015 #2

    Ditto! The solution that worked for me was to uninstall Office 2016 and go back to Office 2013.
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  3.    03 Jul 2015 #3

    It appears to be a bug in Outlook 2016. Outlook is your default, but the bug keeps reporting that it's not.
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       04 Jul 2015 #4

    It does the same to me, hope the next update fixes it
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  5.    09 Jul 2015 #5

    FYI, if you install the beta 2 updates, this problem goes away.
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  6.    09 Jul 2015 #6

    Hi there

    just use DEFAULT PROGRAMS.

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  7.    09 Jul 2015 #7

    No, Jimbo. That's not the issue. The issue is a bug in Outlook 2016 Preview, even though you already have the defaults set. Even if you set it in both places.

    The bug is fixed in beta 2.
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       09 Jul 2015 #8

    Nice, it works now!
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