Forwarding an email with full headers - Outlook

Step-by-step guide to forwarding a full email in Outlook 2013
  1. Open a new email message.
  2. Click Attach Item  > Outlook Item



  3. Select the folder, then the email contained within that you would like to attach, then click OK.
  4. Fill the To and Subject fields as per usual.

This will forward the full email, meaning the contents of that email will be available to the recipient. To protect sensitive information, users may want to send only the headers manually. The instructions to do so are as follows.

Step-by-step guide to manually forwarding email headers in Outlook 2013
  1. Open a new email message.
  2. Click File > Properties





  3. Copy the content of the field titled Internet headers (done by highlighting the text, right-clicking and selecting Copy).



  4. Paste the contents into a new email and send to the intended recipient.
Back to top