How do I display and send the full headers of an email message?
To mail the full headers of an email message you received, first display the headers (see instructions for various clients below), and then copy and paste them into an email message.
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- Outlook 2013, 2010
- Outlook 2007
- Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail (Windows)
- Outlook 2011 (Mac OS X)
- Thunderbird (Windows, Mac OS X)
- Mail (Mac OS X)
- IU Webmail
Outlook 2013, 2010
(Windows): Double-click the message to open it in a new
window. Select the
Filetab, and then click
Outlook 2007 (Windows):
Double-click the message to open it, and then in the
Optionsgroup, click the dialog box launcher (small square with an arrow).
Outlook Web App (OWA):
Double-click the message to open it, and then click the
Message Detailsicon (an envelope with a small document over it).
Outlook Express, Windows Mail, or Windows
Live Mail (Windows): In the message index, right-click the
message, and then select
Properties. Click the
Outlook 2011 (Mac OS X): In
your Inbox (or other folder), right-click or
control-click the message, and then select
Thunderbird (Windows, Mac OS
Headers, and then choose
Mail (Mac OS X): With the
message selected, from the
Message, and then select either
IU Webmail: While viewing a
Message sourceto open a new window that shows the message, full headers, and any HTML tags.
Imail: Use the OWA
interface. If you cannot access the OWA Premium interface from your
computer, you can configure a desktop email client to
access your account, and then follow the full header display
instructions appropriate to your client; see Configuring an email client for Imail or Umail.
Umail: Click the mail message
to display it in the message pane. Next to "Reply", click the down
arrow, and then click
Last modified on November 18, 2013.