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Anytime a false positive is foundĀ (a message that was marked incorrectly as spam) it should be forwarded with full headers to abuse@egr.msu.edu.

How to forward email with full headers:

GMAIL

  • Log in to your Gmail account.
  • Open the message you want to view headers for.
  • Click the Down arrow next to the Reply button, located at the top right of the message pane.
  • Select Show Original.

OFFICE 365

  • Start a new message.
  • (if needed) Move and resize the window so you can see your messages list.
  • Select the email that you want to forward.
  • Drag it and drop it into the body of your new message.

or

  • Open the email message by double clicking it.
  • Click on the ellipsis (the 3 dots) to the right of "Forward" to open a drop-down menu
  • Click "View Message Details"
  • Select all the text and copy it.
  • Close the header information window
  • Click on the forward icon of your message.
  • Paste the copied text at the beginning of the message.
  • Send the message.

OUTLOOK

  • Open Outlook.
  • Open a message.
  • On the Message tab, located in the Options group, click the Dialog Box Launcher icon.
  • In the Message Options dialog box, the headers will appear in the Internet Headers box.

For older versions of Outlook:

  • Open Outlook.
  • Open the message you want to view headers for.
  • Click the View menu and select Options.

OUTLOOK EXPRESS

  • Open Outlook Express.
  • From your Inbox, find the message you want to view headers for.
  • Right-click the message and select Properties.
  • Open the Details tab in the Dialogue Box.

MOZILLA

  • Open Mozilla.
  • Click on the message you want to view headers for.
  • Click the View menu and select Message Source.

APPLE MAIL

  • Open Apple Mail.
  • Click on the message you want to view headers for.
  • Go to the View menu.
  • Select Message, then Long Headers.
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