Obviously this not the most foolproof method as two different countries can be in the same time zone but when the IP address is not available in Gmail, this is the closest you can get. The "by" sending location listed in each "Received" header should match with the "from" receiving location listed in the next "Received" header below.
If only one "Received: The first "Received: The correct IP address will be normally not be contained in the last "Received: Both Yahoo! This is a good simple rule to follow when looking at mail from friends or family. If faked header information was inserted by a spammer, different rules must be applied to identify a sender's IP address.
In that case, we need to find the location of the email sender so that we can guess who the person may be. Share Pin Email. However, headers are always delivered along with the message contents. Subscribe to our Email Newsletter. Open the email and click on "More" inverted triangle beside Reply.
To identify the correct IP address when multiple "Received: However if he or she is using a desktop client like Microsoft Outlook or a mobile device to send that email, the IP address is often included in the outgoing message. Also see: Use these tips to identify IP addresses in such emails.
Our Google Add-ons are deployed in some of the biggest companies and universities worldwide with over 500,000 installations. The receiver Elizabeth can then perform a simple geo-lookup against that IP address to find the approximate geographic location of the message sender.