How to View Headers in Outlook 2013

If you are trying to trace spam or malware, or identify phishing emails in Outlook, it is important to see what server the message was sent through. This information can help you determine if the email is legitimate or not, so you can block it if necessary.

To view the message headers in Outlook, follow these steps:

1. Open the suspicious email and double-click on it to open it in a separate window.

2. Click on “File” in the top left corner of the window.

3. From the drop-down menu, select “Properties.”

4. In the Properties window, scroll down to find the “Internet headers” field. This field contains technical information that tells you what servers the email came from, where it came from, and what IP address it came from.

5. Click inside the “Internet headers” field and press “Ctrl+A” to select all the text, then press “Ctrl+C” to copy it.

6. Close the Properties window and open a new email.

7. In the new email, paste the message headers into the body of the email by pressing “Ctrl+V”.

8. Send the email to yourself or to someone who can help you troubleshoot the problem.

By following these steps, you can easily view and copy the message headers in Outlook 2013. This information can be extremely helpful in identifying and blocking spam, malware, and phishing emails.