How to view message headers in Windows Mail

IMPORTANT: Although you can download the email, messages from Windows Mail no longer have the full original message headers.
Please follow the instructions below to view message headers in Windows Mail:

  • Look for the email you want to view the headers for.
  • Click on the message to view the email body.
  • On the upper right side, click on the three dots (More actions), then click on Save As. This will save the file as an .eml file
  • Open this file with a text editor, such as notepad. This will open up the partial headers.