How To View Received Email Headers

Here is how to view the received Email Headers, using the most commonly used email clients:

webmail.his.com (Zimbra)

  • Open the message in question by clicking on it in the list of messages.
  • Right-Click and select the menu option View Original.

Outlook Express 5 and 6

  • Right click on the message and click on Properties.
  • Click on the Details tab and click the Message Source button.

Windows Mail (Vista) and Windows Live Mail (Windows 7)

  • In the list of messages, right-click on the message in question and choose Properties.
  • In the Properties window click on the Details tab.
  • The headers will be displayed in the section labeled Internet headers for this message.

Outlook 2003 and prior

  • Open the message in its own window by double clicking on it in the list of messages.
  • Click on View, then Options in the message’s menu bar.
  • Near the bottom of the Options screen is a section labeled Internet Headers that contains the full message headers.

Outlook 2007

  • Open the message in its own window by double clicking on it in the list of messages.
  • In the window click the small arrow just to the right of Options.
  • The Message Options screen contains a section labeled Internet headers.

Outlook 2010- 2013

  • Open the message.
  • Select File > Info > Properties.
  • The headers will be in the section marked Internet Headers.

Mozilla Thunderbird

  • Open the message in its own window by double clicking on it in the list of messages.
  • In the menu bar, select View, then Headers, and click All.
  • Alternatively, try clicking on View followed by Message Source.

Mac Mail, Mail or Mail.app

  • Open the message in its own window by double clicking on it in the list of messages.
  • In the menu bar, click on View, then Message, then Raw Source.

Entourage 2004

  • Open the message in its own window by double clicking on it in the list of messages.
  • In the menu bar, click on View and then Internet Headers.

Entourage 2008

  • Open the message in its own window by double clicking on it in the list of messages.
  • In the menu bar, click on Message and then Internet Headers.

SquirrelMail

  • Open the message in question by clicking on it in the list of messages.
  • Click on the link marked View Full Header in the Options section at the top of the message.

Horde

  • Open the message in question by clicking on it in the list of messages.
  • Click on the link marked Show All Headers.

RoundCube

  • Open the message in question by clicking on it in the list of messages.
  • Click on the link marked Message Source.


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