Links in emails and other apps don't always work
mikebtp last edited by Gwen-Dragon
Just recently started trying out Vivaldi but unfortunately links from other apps don't always work. I use Mailbird for email and most of the time the links in an email won't open in Vivaldi. This is also true with other apps that have links in them. I can immediately switch to Chrome or Firefox and those same links work correctly. From searching this forum that appears to be an ongoing problem. Too bad.
- Set Vivaldi as default browser in Vivaldi Settings → General.
- In your Windows Settings → Apps → Standard apps → Settings for Protocol.
Check which app is set for http and https.
I will check that next time the link fails. I just restarted and it is working so far. Thanks
Still broken. The protocols are set to Vivaldi but the links aren't opening (in 2 different apps) but when I set defaults back to Chrome they work properly.
@mikebtp I see on my Windows 10 Pro (1903) Vivaldi opening links from other programs like Claws Mail, Thunderbird, The Bat! or LibreOffice if Vivaldi is set as default browser.
I do not know how Mailbird reads Windows settings for https or http protocols.
May be your issue is a bug.
Please read how to Report a bug for Vivaldi carefully and then report the bug to Vivaldi bugtracker.
It's the same issue with links in the Backblaze app too. At first I thought it was Mailbird but when I switch to Chrome all links work. I'll report the bug.