View Full Message Headers in Outlook and Office 365

Do you need to investigate an email and its header to check if a particular message is spam or not? If yes then you are at right place, here we will discuss easy steps to view the Full Message Headers in Outlook 2019 and Outlook 2016.

Every email message is composed of two parts: Header and the Content of the message. Every email that we send / receive via the Internet has the Internet Header. It provide the details of network path between the sends and receiver. Follow the steps mentioned below to easily investigate the Header in Outlook.

How to View Message Header in Outlook:

Step 1: Open the email address by double clicking on it.

Step 2: Now Click on File >> Properties

This will open the Properties windows. Here you can view the full message header in Internet headers option field as shown below:

How to View Message Header in Outlook Web Access

If you are using Outlook Web Access and want to use read message header then first of all open the message >> click on the three dots that you can see in the upper right corner >> Now click on View Message Details to view the header information.

How to Open Message Header in Office 365

Step1: To open the message header in Office 365 open the message and then click on dropdown option as shown above.

Step 2: Now select View Message details.

Step 3: This will open the Email Message Header


In this article we have explained the easiest method to open and view message size header in Outlook, Outlook Web Access and Office 365. Hope the information given above is helpful to you. Please share your valuable feedback in comments.

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