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Below are step by step instructions for displaying email header information within several email apps.


Step-by-step guide

Gmail

  1. Open the email that you would like to view headers for
  2. Click the down arrow next to Reply (at the top of the message pane)
  3. Select "Show Original"

Mac Mail

  1. Open the email that you would like to view the headers for
  2. Click in the view menu on the Menu Bar
  3. Select "Message", then "Long Headers"

Outlook 2011

  1. Right click on the email that you would like to view the headers for (Shift +Click)
  2. Click View Source
    1. This will open a text file with the Header Information
      outlook view source 

Outlook 2010

  1. Open the email that you would like to view the headers for 
  2. Click the File Tab
  3. Select Properties
    1. The information will be listed under the Internet Headers section
      outlook properties
      outlook properties 

Outlook 2007

  1. Right click the email that you would like to view the headers for (Shift + Click)
  2. Choose Message from the menu
    1. The information will be listed under the Internet Headers Section
      outlook message options
      outlook message options 

Thunderbird

  1. Select the email that you would like to view the headers for
  2. Click on View
  3. Click on Headers
  4. Click on All
  5. Click the Forward button

All header information is at the top of the email


If you have any questions, feel free to submit a request at support.appstate.edu/help, or call the Help Desk at 262-6266.



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