How to view email headers

How to view an Email Header

Most mail clients allow access to the message header. The following list contains a few popular mail and web mail clients. 
Please refer to the manual of your mail client if your mail client is not included in this list.

  • View the Message Header in Google Mail (GMail) Webmail:
    Login to your account on the webpage and open the message (click on it). Click on the "down-arrow" on the top-right of the message and select "Show Original". Now you will see the complete message source.

  • View the Message Header in Yahoo! Mail Webmail:
    Login to your account on the webpage and open the message (click on it). 
    Click on "Actions" and select "View Full Header".

  • View the Message Header in Hotmail Webmail:
    Login to your account on the webpage and go to the message list. 
    Right-click on the message and select "View Message Source". 

  • View the Message Header in MS Outlook 2010:
    Open the message in MS Outlook. Now go to "View" and select "Message Options" - or "File" -> "Info" -> "Properties".
    Look at "Intenet Headers".

  • View the Message Header in MS Outlook:
    Select the message in the list, right-click and select "Options" or "Properties".
    Look at "Intenet Headers".

  • View the Message Header in Thunderbird:
    Open the message, then click on "View" and select "Message Source".

  • View the Message Header in MS Windows Mail (and MS Outlook Express):
    Select the message in the list, right-click on it and select "Properties" and go to "Details.

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