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Headers in Outlook 2016 (Mac)

How to display the full email header information in Outlook 2016 on a Mac. If you are reporting a security incident, the quickest way to provide all the information needed is to forward the original email as an attachment, which will include the full header information:

To forward an email including the full internet headers...

  1. Select the message you want to forward.
  2. Click the Attachment button. This will create a new message with the original one included as an attachment:

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  3. To report a security threat to CamCERT, the University's incident response team, please forward the email to .


Viewing the full internet header information


  1. Select a message, either from the message list view, in the preview, or by opening it:

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  2. Right click to open the pop-up menu, and select View Source:

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  3. The header information will open in a new window, from which you can Copy it:

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