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How to Obtain Email Headers



Article on how to obtain email headers from various email programs

Outlook 2007:

Open a message.
On the Message tab, in the Options group, click the Dialog Box Laucher
In the Message Options dialog box, the headers appear in the Internet headers box.
To copy the headers, right-click anywhere in the text area that contains the header lines and choose Select All from the menu that comes up. Now right-click again and select Copy.


Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail or Outlook Express:

Highlight the message in the Windows Live Mail, Windows Mail or Outlook Express message list.
Click on the message with the right mouse button.
Select Properties from the context menu.
Switch to the Details tab.

To copy the headers, right-click anywhere in the text area that contains the header lines and choose Select All from the menu that comes up. Now right-click again and select Copy.

Outlook 2013:

Open the mail in question and in the menu select file > info > properties
The internet headers will be showing below
To copy the headers, right-click anywhere in the text area that contains the header lines and choose Select All from the menu that comes up. Now right-click again and select Copy.


Mac Mail:

Click or open the Message
In the menu: Message > View > Raw Headers
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Mac Entourage:


Click or open the Message
In the menu: Message > Internet Headers
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Mac Outlook 2011

Right click on the message and choose "view source"
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Gmail:


Open the mail message and on the top right corner of the message you will see a down arrow, click the down arrow and choose "Show Original"
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Article ID: 206
Created On: 17 Feb 2014 10:55 AM
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