How to get email headers in popular email services

Email headers contain information about when and from where an email came as well as about the path it took. These elements also include important information that various services add to an email.

Analyzing email headers can help you find out the reasons for email delivery delays and discover what caused your email to end up in the spam folder as well as solve other issues.

Gmail

  1. Open the email.
  2. Click the "More" button (three vertical dots).
  3. Select the "Show original" option.

How to get email headers in Gmail

Outlook.com

  1. Open the email.
  2. Click the "More actions" button (three horizontal dots).
  3. Select the "View message source" option.

How to get email headers in Outlook

Outlook 2016

  1. Open the email in a new window.
  2. Click "File" at the top of the window with the email.
  3. Click "Properties".
  4. Find the "Internet headers" in the "Properties" window.

How to get email headers in Outlook 2016

Mozilla Thunderbird

  1. Open the email.
  2. Click the "More" button at the top of the email.
  3. Select the "View Source" option.

How to get email headers in Thunderbird

The Bat!

  1. Open the email in a new window.
  2. Open the "Specials" menu.
  3. Select the "View source" option.

How to get email headers in The Bat!

Apple mail

  1. Open the email.
  2. Open the "View" menu.
  3. Open the "Message" option.
  4. Select "Raw Source".

How to get email headers in Apple Mail

Yahoo! Mail

  1. Open the email.
  2. Click the "More" button (three horizontal dots) at the top of the email.
  3. Select the "View raw message" option.

How to get email headers in Yahoo! Mail

Aol Mail

  1. Open the email.
  2. Click the "More" button at the top of the email.
  3. Select the "View Message Source" option.

How to get email headers in Aol Mail.

Yandex Mail

  1. Open the email.
  2. Click the "More" button (three horizontal dots) at the top of the email.
  3. Select the "Message properties" option.

How to get email headers in Yandex Mail

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