View headers of Yahoo Mail messages
When a message is selected or
opened in its own tab
, Yahoo displays basic headers: click on the dropdown arrow to show or hide the headers to their minimum (subject line, sender, and date).
To view a message's headers, right-click on it in the listing and choose "
View Full Header
you can also access that command from the "
" menu when an email is selected.
A popup opens, with all headers in text-selectable format - here are
common header fields
" indicates the recipient(s) of the message.
" contains the address to which your response will go (typically same as sender's).
" shows the sender's IP address, or at least
his mail server's
" shows when the email was sent (in
), which may differ from the "
" tells you which email program was used to send that message.
" includes language codes like "
" that reflect the sender's email program setting, or the browser and operating system used (in the case of a webmail client).
when you are done.
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Tutorial last updated on December 16, 2012