Viewing E-mail Message Headers

Microsoft Outlook 2007, 2010 & 2013

  1. Open a message.
  2. On the Message tab, in the Options group, click the Dialog Box Laucher .
  3. In the Message Options dialog box, the headers appear in the Internet headers box.
  4. Select all the text (ctrl+A) and Copy (ctrl+C)
  5. Copy (ctrl+C) into a email to Support @ Netmatrix.com

Microsoft Outlook 98, 2000, 2002, 2003

  1. Double-click on the message to open it in a separate window.
  2. Click on View and then Options on the drop-down menu at the top of the window.
  3. Look for the section titled INTERNET HEADERS near the bottom of the Options window.
  4. You can highlight the text within the INTERNET HEADERS section to copy it to a new message if you need to send these headers to someone.

Microsoft Outlook Express 5 & 6

  1. Right-click on the message and select Properties.
  2. Select the Details tab.
  3. You should see a section titled Internet Headers for this message.
  4. You can highlight the text within the Internet Headers section to copy it to a new message if you need to send these headers to someone.

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Pegasus Mail Clients

  1. Double-click on the message to open it in a separate window.
  2. Hit the backspace key or type Ctrl-h on your keyboard to show the full headers.
  3. If you want to forward these headers to someone, hit the F key after completing step 2.

Eudora Mail Clients

  1. Double-click on the message to open it in a separate window.
  2. Click on the button labeled BLAH BLAH BLAH at the top of the window. This will show the message headers.
  3. You can then highlight and copy the headers into a new message for forwarding to someone.

Mozilla Thunderbird

  1. Double-click the e-mail you want to view the headers on.
  2. Click on the View drop-down menu and select Headers and then select All.
  3. This will show the headers for any message you view.

Mail for Mac OS X

  1. After you open the Mail app, click the on the Mail drop-down menu and select Preferences.
  2. Click on the Viewing icon.
  3. Click on the arrow on the Show header detail and select All.
  4. You will now see the full headers of each message you view.

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Neo

  1. Once you are logged in, click on the message you want to view.
  2. At the top of the message, click Display Headers.
  3. This will show you the headers for any message you are viewing until you click Hide Headers.

Hotmail

  1. Once you are logged in, click on Options
  2. Click on Mail.
  3. Click on Mail Display Settings.
  4. Change the Message Headers section to Advanced.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Now when you read an e-mail, it should show you the full message headers.

Yahoo! Mail

  1. Once you are logged in, click on Mail Options.
  2. Click on General Preferences.
  3. Under the Messages section, select Show all headers on incoming messages for the Headers option.
  4. Click Save.
  5. You should now see the full headers of every message you view.

Gmail

  1. 1.Log in to Gmail
    2.Open the message you'd like to view headers for.
    3.Click the down arrow next to Reply, at the top of the message pane.
    4.Select Show Original.

    The full headers will appear in a new window.

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Apple Mail

  1. Open Apple Mail.
  2. Click on the message you'd like to view headers for.
  3. Go to the View menu.
  4. Select Message, then Long Headers.

AOL

  1. Log in to your AOL account.
  2. Open the message you'd like to view headers for.
  3. In the 'Action' menu, select View Message Source.

Opera

  1. Open Opera.
  2. Click the message you'd like to view headers for so it displays in the window below your inbox.
  3. Click Display all headers, across from the To field.

Excite Webmail

  1. Log in to your Excite account.
  2. Open the message you'd like to view headers for.
  3. Click the View Full Headers icon located on the right of the 'From:" line.
    The full headers for all of your messages will appear in a new window.

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