How can I see the headers of a message?

Full headers let you see the complete path that a message took to get to you. The full headers can be used to see why a message was delayed (or at least where it was delayed), and can provide details to solve many other problems.

Gmail: Click on the down arrow, next to the Reply button, at the top right corner of the message. Select "Show original". 

Hotmail: Click on the down arrow, next to the Reply button, at the top right corner of the message. Select "View Message Source".

Yahoo!: At the bottom right corner of the message, click the link for "Full Headers". 

Outlook 2010: Open the email in a separate window.  Click the "File" tab.  Select the Properties button.  They are in the Internet Headers box.

Outlook 2007: Click on the small arrow to the right of Options. They are in the Internet headers box.

Outlook 2003: Right clicking on the message from your mailbox and select Options. They are in the Internet Headers box.

Pobox Webmail: Open the message for the header you would like to view > Click the 'More' drop down box in the top right of the message > Click 'Show Raw Message'.  

Thunderbird: Click View > Message Source.

Mac Mail.app: Click View->Message->Full Headers, or Shift-Command-H.

Microsoft Exchange: Click on File->Properties->Internet.

Eudora Pro: Go to the toolbar just above the message, and click the button that reads "blah blah blah".

AOL Mail: Right click on the message, then select "View Message Source".

Mutt: Hit "h".

Pegasus E-mail: press Ctrl-H. 

For instructions on how to forward a message as an attachment please visit https://www.greennet.org.uk/support/how-forward-email-attachment to find instructios for your mail client.

Instructions for forwar mail as an attachment on more recent versions of Outlook, visit https://www.godaddy.com/help/outlook-2013-forward-email-messages-as-attachments-4822



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