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How To View Outlook Email Header

Situation You want to view the email header contents and research or analyze the email header data.
Solution Follow the steps below to view the Email Header data in Outlook.


How to view outlook email header

A Microsoft Outlook user can easily view complete email header data to get details information about a received mail. You can view email header information in all Outlook versions by following the steps below.

  • Open your Microsoft Outlook client.


  • Double-click the message whose header data you wish to see. 
  • After the message opens, navigate to File > Properties.


  • Look under Internet Headers for the email header data.


There are a number of third party sites that will help you to read this information in a more manageable format. This mostly involves copying and pasting this information into these websites