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Showing Email Detailed Headers (Full Headers)

By default most email clients do not show the full headers of an email. You can turn this feature on manually in both PC and Mac clients to get more detailed information on an email message that was sent to you. These instructions assume that you have the email already open that you wish to view the full header of.
 



 

Mac Clients
Mail Clients How to Show Full Email Header
Eudora 6.2.4
 
Click on the "blah blah blah" icon
Mac Mail 2.0 and 3.0
 
Click on View > Message > Long Headers
 
Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0
 
Click on View > Headers > All
 
Microsoft Entourage 2004      
 
Click on View > Internet Headers
 
Microsoft Entourage 2008 Click on Message > Internet Headers
 




 

Windows Clients
Mail Clients How to Show Full Email Header
Eudora 6.2.5
 
Click on the "blah blah blah" icon
Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0
 
Click on View > Headers > All
Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0 Click File > Properties > Details tab
Microsoft Outlook 2003
 
Click View > Options > View "Internet Headers" section
 
Microsoft Outlook 2007 On the "Message" tab in the "Options" block click on the little
button with the arrow in it. View the "Internet Headers" section.
Microsoft Outlook 2010 Double-click message > File > Properties > View Internet Headers section



To display the full header in Google@UH Gmail:

 

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

https://support.google.com/mail/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=22454

 

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Article ID: 895
Created: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 10:36am
Modified: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 2:58pm