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Updated on January 26, 2023

How to View Email Header in Outlook

Did you know that you can view the email header in Outlook? It’s not exactly a hidden feature but many people don’t know how to access it. 

Here are a few simple steps so you can check email header in your Outlook desktop app.

1. Select a message from your inbox and double-click on it. This way, the message will open a new window.

2. Click on File, then Properties.

3. You will see the full header information in the Internet headers box.

Tip: You can highlight the information in that box, press Ctrl+C to copy, and paste it into Notepad or Word to see the entire header at once.

4. Here’s how it would look in Outlook:

outlook desktop app view email header

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