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How to See Full Email Headers in Windows Live Hotmail


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When you want to trace spam to its source and report the network abuse to the ISP, or to see mailing list commands hidden in header lines, it is important to see the mail's full headers.

By default, Windows Live Hotmail shows only a few important headers, but you can make it display all header lines.

See Full Email Headers in Windows Live Hotmail

To see the full email including all header lines in Windows Live Hotmail:

  • Open the desired email in Windows Live Hotmail.
  • Click the down arrow next to Reply in the message's header area near the sender and subject.
  • Pick View message source from the menu.

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