View Email Headers

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Email headers contain tracking information for an individual email, detailing the path and “hops” it took as it went from one computer to another. To find out how to view the full email headers, please select your webmail provider or email client below for complete instructions.

Email Client: Apple Mail

Email Client: Mozilla

Email Client: Opera

Email Client: Outlook

Email Client: Outlook Express

Webmail Providers: Gmail

Webmail Providers: AOL

Webmail Providers: Excite

Webmail Providers: Hotmail

  1. Log in to your Hotmail account.
  2. Select Inbox from the left-side menu.
  3. Right-click the message you’d like to view headers for and select View Message Source.

The full headers will appear in a new window.

Webmail Providers: Yahoo! Mail

  1. Log in to your Yahoo! Mail account.
  2. Select the message you’d like to view headers for.
  3. Click the Actions dropdown and select View Full Header.

The full headers will appear in a new window.