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How do I download and install Mailbutler?

Welcome to Mailbutler! This article will guide you through the easy steps on how to download and install Mailbutler for your inbox.


If you do not already have an account, please first register for a Mailbutler account now. 

Download and install Mailbutler

1. Log into your Mailbutler Dashboard (https://bowtie.mailbutler.io/).

2. Locate the drop-down menu by clicking on the icon beside your name (located on the far right-hand corner of the dashboard). Click on Downloads.
When you log in to your Mailbutler Dashboard for the first time, you will be immediately presented with the download options .

3. Here you’ll find all the available versions of Mailbutler and their respective system requirements. Select the version(s) you prefer by clicking Download.


You can install Mailbutler on more than one device, and use your account with data synced across platforms.

Apple Mail

4. Open your Downloads folder and double click on the zip file.

5. Double click on the Mailbutler installer file to open.

6. Confirm the installation by clicking Open.

7. Click the button to move Mailbutler into your Applications Folder.
8. If requested, click OK to give permission to install Mailbutler.
9. Enter your computer’s account password if needed.
10. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

11. Once the installation is complete, restart Apple Mail.

12. (For macOS Mojave users only) After installation, please enable Mailbutler manually in Mail by following the instructions here. Otherwise, Mailbutler tab will not show up in Preferences.

13. Go to your menu bar and click on the Mailbutler icon to open your companion app. Log in to your Mailbutler account and activate the plugin.


4. You will be redirected to Mailbutler for Gmail page in Chrome Web Store. Click Add to Chrome.

5. Confirm the installation by clicking on Add Extension.

6. Once the download is finished, a new tab with your Gmail inbox will open.

7. Log in with your Mailbutler account details.

Check if Mailbutler is installed

Mailbutler in Apple Mail

Mailbutler is correctly installed in Apple Mail if you see these new buttons added to your Inbox view:

Mailbutler added to Apple Mail Inbox Window

And you should also find new buttons added to your Compose window:

Mailbutler in Gmail

To check if Mailbutler is added to your Gmail, find a bright green drop-down button next to your Compose button:

Mailbutler added to Gmail Email Window

You should also find a new toolbar in your Compose window:

Mailbutler added to Gmail Compose Window

Not sure where to begin? This onboarding guide helps you quickly get used to Mailbutler’s features and how to incorporate them to your workflow.

Updated on 27 August, 2019

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