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HowDoIDisplayFullMessageHeadersinanEmail

Last modified at 10/12/2012 10:37 AM by Dodge,Cassandra J

​How Do I Display Full Message Headers in an Email?

 

 

Outlook 2011 (Back to top)

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Ctrl + Click (or right click with a two-button mouse) on the message from a message list.
  3. Select View Source.

Full headers will appear in a new Text Edit document.

Outlook 2010 (Back to top)

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Open the email message in a new window.
  3. Click on the File tab from the menu bar and choose Properties.

Full headers will appear in the box within the properties window.

Outlook 2007 (Back to top)

  1. Open Outlook.
  2. Right-click on the message from the list of messages.
  3. Select Message Options

Full headers are displayed in the Internet Headers area.

Mac Mail (Back to top)

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

The full headers will appears in the window below your inbox.

Entourage (Back to top)

  1. Open Entourage.
  2. Click on the message for which you'd like to view the headers.
  3. Click on the Message menu and select Internet Headers.

Mozilla Thunderbird (Back to top)

  1. Open Thunderbird.
  2. Click on the message for which you'd like to view the headers.
  3. Click the View menu and select Message Source.

The full headers will appear in a new window.

OWA (Premium Version Only) (Back to top)

  1. Log in to OWA using Internet Explorer.
  2. Double-click on the message so that it opens in a new windows.
  3. Click on the Message Details button from the menu icons on the message window.

Note: Displaying full headers of an email message in OWA is a feature of the premium version of OWA. This version may only work in Internet Explorer.

Gmail (Back to top)

  1. Log in to Gmail.
  2. Open the message for which you'd like to view the headers.
  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.

AOL (Back to top)

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

The full headers will appear in a new window.

Hotmail (Back to top)

  1. Log in to your Hotmail account.
  2. Select Inbox from the left-side menu.
  3. Right click (or ctrl + click) on the message for which you'd like to view the headers, and select View Message Source.

The full headers will appear in a new window.

Yahoo! Mail (Back to top)

  1. Log in to your Yahoo! Mail account.
  2. Select the message for which you'd like to view the headers.
  3. Click the Actions drop down menu and select View Full Headers.

The full headers will appear in a new window.

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