Simply launch Chrome browser, type chrome://settings/handlers on the address bar and Enter.
On refreshing Gmail account, you would be prompted again. Click ‘Use Gmail,’ and voila!
Now you would be able to open email links found on any webpage.
This would automatically open Gmail in the browser.
The start writing the email address in the recipient bar and compose your mail!
For Windows, clicking on the ‘Firefox’ tab and going to ‘Options’will get you there.
You will be in ‘Toolbar Options > General’ window. Click the box ‘Use Gmail for "Mail To" links’ and then ‘Save’.
Doing this will get this feature working on your IE. If you wish to disable it, uncheck the box and then save it.