How To Retrieve Message Headers In Various Email Clients
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This article will help you understand how to retrieve the message headers from various email clients.

Microsoft Outlook Express 5 and 6

  1. Click the "File" menu.
  2. Click "Properties".
  3. Click the "Details" tab.
  4. Click "Message Source".
  5. Highlight, copy and paste everything from this window (Ctrl-A, Ctrl-C).

Microsoft Outlook 2000,2002/XP and 2003

  1. Open the message in a separate window (double click).
  2. Under the View menu select Options.
  3. Copy the text in the Internet Headers window.

Microsoft Outlook 2007

  1. Right click on the message while in the Inbox column (it is not necessary to open the message)
  2. Select “Message Options”
  3. A new window will appear containing the email with full headers.
  4. Place the curser in the “Internet headers:” box
  5. Press command+a to select all, then command+c to copy.

Microsoft Outlook Express for Macintosh

  1. Select the email.
  2. From the View menu, choose Source.
  3. A new window will appear containing the email with full headers.
  4. Press command+a to select all, then command+c to copy.

Microsoft Entourage 2004 for Mac

  1. double click the message to view it its own window
  2. click "View"
  3. click "Internet Headers"
  4. Copy the entire text in the headers box at the top

Microsoft Exchange

  1. Click the "File" menu.
  2. Click "Properties".
  3. Click the "Details" tab.
  4. Click "Message Source".
  5. Highlight, copy and paste everything from the "Message Source" window (Ctrl-A, Ctrl-C).

Netscape

  1. Click on the "View" menu.
  2. Then "Page Source," (ctrl-U in windows, meta-U in Unix, ?-U on the Mac).
  3. Then copy the contents of the window (Ctrl-A, Ctrl-C windows).

Eudora

  1. Open the email by double clicking on the subject line.
  2. Click the 'blah blah blah' button to reveal the headers.
  3. Place your cursor anywhere in the body of the email and select the entire message (Edit/Select All or Ctrl-A).
  4. Copy the entire email (right click and click copy OR Ctl/C OR Edit/Copy
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