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Add possibility to assign SmarterMail website as default email handler on browser set as default mail program on any OS using mailto URL scheme
Idea shared by Remi Heppell - 6/9/2022 at 12:36 PM
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Now all major browser offer the possibility to be assign as default Mail program. Inside those browser, you can specify witch website is assigned by default to respond to MailTo request.

This is done by using navigator.registerProtocolHandler function :
See in developer.mozilla.org and search for the function.
Exemple use :
navigator.registerProtocolHandler("mailto", webmail.domaine.com/interface/root#/popout/email/?to=%s", "SmarterMail client")

Parameters available in RFC 2368

mailto:mail@example.com?subject=test&body=body test.&attach=path-to-local-file

All the following mail client accept the attach=path-to-file

Windows
    Outlook
    The Bat!
    Postbox
    eM Client
    IBM Notes
Linux
    Thunderbird
    KMail
    Evolution
    Trojitá
    Claws
    Mutt
macOS
    Apple Mail
    MailMate
    Airmail
    iOS Mail App
    K-9 Mail
    R2Mail2
    MailDroid

More and more client are asking us if there is a way to use SmarterMail directly instead of installing email client's software locally on computer because they use only SmarterMail in webbrowser.

Thanks for taking this feature into consideration

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Gabriele Maoret - SERSIS - Head of SysAdmins
Currently manages 3 SmarterMail installations (1 in cloud for SERSIS which provides service to a few hundreds 3rd party Mail Domains + 2 on premise to customers)
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Emily Ward Replied
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Hi Remi,

A +1 from me too! Thanks for the suggestion. I went ahead and created a ticket on this so we can get the request escalated to our product management team for consideration.
Emily Ward
Customer Relations and Partner Specialist
SmarterTools Inc.
(877) 357-6278
www.smartertools.com
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Hi Emily

I would like this feature too. I even created a ticket (3CB-26EB6B98-0B05) about two years ago, but had no success.
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We have people who use outlook (they can't stand thunderbird, lesigh) specifically because of this. This would be wonderful--We could cut more from our yearly costs.
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I thought, years ago, like Smartermail 12 or 13, that this worked ?  I seem to remember at one point clicking on "mailto" links and smartermail would pop open ? But i am talking like 10 - 15 years ago. did it ?

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