Troubleshooting Error Message: Default Mail Client Is Not Properly Installed

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If you receive the error message: "Default mail client is not properly installed," you are experiencing a local issue related to the email configuration of your browser or computer. 

This issue occurs when you click an email link from your live site if you do not have a defined default mail client for your device.  

To resolve this issue, define a default mail client:

Click below to learn about default mail clients for each browser:
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  • This issue is localized to your computer and should not affect your visitors unless they have also not set up a default mail client. To avoid this issue, we recommend displaying your email address on your site and using a contact form
  • If you haven't set up a mail client on your device, you will experience this issue when clicking "mailto:" links on any websites (not just Wix sites). 

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