Trace Email Source

Our trace Email source tool allows you to get source of email. If you are getting spam emails, this is best tool to get the source/mail server IP of sender. Once you get sender IP address you can use our IP WHOIS tool to get contact details of controlling ISP/Organization.


How to trace Email source or Analyze Email header information?

  • Step 1: Locate or find email header code from your Email provider panel.
  • Step 2: Open email you want to find source for and copy email header information. For example: On gmail you get header information by opening "Show Original" tab
  • Step 3: Paste the header information in the text box above.
  • Step 4: Click on "Trace Source" button, located just below the text box.
  • Step 5: This tool will analyze email header code and will provide you complete results of of the sender.

What information can you get from Email Source Trace tool?

Email Header check tool or Email Source trace tool will let you get detailed information about the sender mail server information. This tool identifies that what is mail server IP behind a particular email rather than domain name IP. If you read our IP Lookup page, you will find information regarding what IP address related information you can obtain.

What if I am tracing source of spam email?

Although you may find decreeased number of unsolicited emails into your inbox due to implementation of EU GDPR policy. Howerver, email marketing still plays an important role in reaching a large audience. You can use trace email source tool to identify the mail server behind unwanted email and report it to revelant authorities or ISP behind the IP. To report you are welcome to use our WHOIS Lookup tool to find contact information of ISP (Internet Service Provider) behind sender IP address.


What other options do I have to report bad IP or mail server?

There are other online databases and blacklists where you can report bad IP address. First of all:

  • Find out mail server IP address of email using trace email tool.
  • Test mail IP against anti-spam blacklists via blacklist check tool. See if the IP is already present in related blacklists databases.
  • If the IP is not present in any blacklist you can report IP address to any blacklist from anti-spam blacklist services.

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