How to view Email Headers

Audience

This article is intended for: faculty, staff, students, and college affiliates.

Platform

Microsoft Windows 10, Apple macOS

Contents

  1. Viewing Email Headers for Outlook Desktop Client (Windows 10)
  2. Viewing Email Headers for Outlook Web Application (Windows 10, macOS)
  3. Viewing Email Headers for Outlook Desktop Client (macOS)

 

Viewing Email Headers for Outlook Desktop Client (Windows 10)

  1. Double-click the email message to display it in its own full window.
  2. Select File” > “Properties“.

The Properties window is now displaying. View the email header in the “Internet headers” field at the bottom of the window.

 

Viewing Email Headers for Outlook Web Application (Windows 10, macOS)

  1. Double-click the email message to display it in its own full window.
  2. Click the ... (located on the right hand side of the email, next to Forward button)
  3. Click View Message Details

The Message Details window is now displaying the Email headers.

 

Viewing Email Headers for Outlook Desktop Client (macOS)

  1. Control-click or Right-click the email message.
  2. Select "View Source"

The email header will pop-up in a new box

 

Details

Article ID: 460
Created
Fri 10/5/18 4:59 PM
Modified
Tue 10/15/19 9:38 AM