Outlook: Viewing Email Headers in Outlook on the Web


Email headers provide a list of technical details about the message, such as who sent it, the software used to compose it, and the email servers that it passed through on its way to the recipient. This article details how to find, view, and copy email headers in Microsoft Outlook on the Web.



Task: To find the email header


Step 1 - Click on the desired Email

Step 2 - Click the down arrow on the Reply or Reply All Button in the top right corner
View Email Details


Step 3 - Choose View message details or View message source
Choose View message Details or View message source


Step 4 - A new window will pop up with the header information. Copy the information and paste into desired location (Text Document, Email, Word)
Message Details


Step 5 - To easily grab the information, you can press "Ctrl + A" to select everything, then press "Ctrl + C" to copy.



You have successfully copied the header information from a specific email.


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