There’s no need to download or install any software on your computer to use MailChimp. You’ll just navigate to MailChimp.com in your preferred web browser and log in to your account. Since you'll be working in a web browser, there are a few browser-related settings you'll need to know about.
In this article, you’ll learn about web browsers that work well with MailChimp, web browser settings, and using web browsers on mobile devices.
Compatible Web Browsers
Web Browser Settings
If you’re seeing unexpected behavior in your MailChimp account, here are some things you can check.
- Enable cookies
Make sure cookies are enabled in your browser so all parts of our application work as expected.
- Update Adobe Flash Player
The latest version of Adobe Flash Player and/or HTML5 is required to view videos on our site.
- Set your screen resolution
The minimum screen resolution should be set to 1024 x 768. If you're using a netbook, try setting the resolution to 1200 x 800 if things appear out of place.
- Check your web browser add-ons
In some cases, browser add-ons, extensions, ad blockers, or plugins can interfere with the functionality of our application. You may want to disable these extras or try a browser without them.
Web Browsers on Mobile Devices
The MailChimp site is designed to be mobile responsive, which means it will resize and adjust to your screen when you work on a mobile device. You can create and edit email campaigns, view and manage your lists, make account changes, and more.
To view and manage your account from a mobile phone, take a look at our article about how to use MailChimp on mobile devices.