Trace an Email you got - Finding the Sender of Email

You may have got ugly mails from someone. May be it will be your friend or any other relative. Don’t you like to know who it is? We can trace it. Very simple. It will show you the exact location of the of sender in Google maps and more like IP, latitude, longitude etc. When you receive an email, you receive more than just the message. The email comes with headers that carry important information that can tell where the email was sent from and possibly who sent it. For that, you would need to find the IP address of the sender. The tutorial below can help you find the IP address of the sender and then trace it
. Note that this will not work if the sender uses anonymous proxy servers. First of all, the IP address is generally found in the headers enclosed between square brackets, for instance, []

Finding IP address in Gmail

1) Log into your Gmail account with your username and password.

2) Open the mail.

3) To display the email headers, Click on the inverted triangle beside Reply. Select Show Original.

4) manually find the IP address, proceed to 5.

5) Look for Received: from followed by the IP address between square brackets [ ].
eg:Received: from [] by web4587.mail.***

6) If you find more than one Received: from patterns, select the last one.

7) To trace the IP read this post

How To Trace/Track The Location Of An IP Address

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