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How to extract email header

This guide shows you how to get the email header information.
  • Right-click the e-mail message by pressing the right mouse button

Outlook screen shot

  • Click Options

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  • Highlight the entire contents of the Internet headers box

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  • Right-click inside the box and select Copy, then click Close
  • Click Forward
  • Click in the message pane, (top of the message), then click Edit > Paste to insert the full headers
  • Forward the message to

How to copy and paste email content

This guide shows you how to copy and paste the email content.
  • Highlight the entire email message content

Outlook screen shot

  • Right-click into the box and select Copy, then close the email message

Outlook screen shot

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