View Full Headers Information of an Email (Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo)

Full header information of an email is more helpful for system administrators than an ordinary person. Full headers information of an email contains delivery route and other information. By default different email service providers like Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, etc. shows little information in the headers in normal view, but you can see the full headers information. So to view full headers of Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail emails follow the given steps below

View Full Headers Windows Live Hotmail (@live, @hotmail)


Access your Windows live Hotmail email account



Right click on the message and click on View Message Source

See full headers of Windows live Hotmail email

View Full Headers Yahoo (@yahoo, @ymail, @rocketmail)


Access your Yahoo email account


Click on emails folder like Inbox


Right click on the email message and then click on View Full Headers

See full headers of Yahoo email

View Full Header Gmail (@gmail)


Access your Gmail account


Click on the email message to read it


Click on arrow on the right side of Reply button and then click on Show original as shown below in screenshot

See full header of Gmail email

8 comments… add one
Joliya February 2, 2010, 4:33 pm

fabulous work, very nice email tips for expert levels

Birger February 3, 2010, 4:18 am

you place very informative stuff on your site, keep it up and thanks

Nono February 3, 2010, 6:03 am

Your articles are always informative and useful

poiz February 8, 2010, 9:30 pm

Thanks, i was looking in Hotmail email options to enable full headers

margaret anduru May 14, 2015, 12:50 am

Unable to get through to my email because of forgotten password for more than amonth now have tried through yahoo help tips but unable to get through where can i get help now?

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