Clicking email address in note opens website, not mail client

Steps to reproduce

  1. Type in an email address, such as [email protected]
  2. Click on the email address link you just typed

Expected result

My system’s email client will open with [email protected] in the “To” field

Actual result

A web browser opens up to


  • Operating system: MacOS Ventura 13.1 on a 16-inch 2019 MacBook Pro
  • Debug info:
    Obsidian version: v1.1.9
    Installer version: v1.1.9
    Operating system: Darwin Kernel Version 22.2.0: Fri Nov 11 02:08:47 PST 2022; root:xnu-8792.61.2~4/RELEASE_X86_64 22.2.0
    Login status: logged in
    Catalyst license: none
    Insider build toggle: off
    Live preview: on
    Legacy editor: off
    Base theme: light
    Community theme: none
    Snippets enabled: 1
    Restricted mode: off
    Plugins installed: 6
    Plugins enabled: 0

Custom theme and snippets: for cosmetic issues, please first try updating your theme and disabling your snippets. If still not fixed, please try to make the issue happen in the Sandbox Vault or disable community theme and snippets.

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