How do I find the IP address of an email sender?

To trace the IP address of the original email sender, head to the first Received in the full email header. Alongside the first Received line is the IP address of the server that sent the email. Sometimes, this appears as X-Originating-IP or Original-IP. Find the IP address, then head to MX Toolbox.

Can you trace a Gmail email?

Google uses your data and exposes you to ad tracking, which means, yes, Gmail can be traced. So Gmail isn’t an ideal environment for sending anonymous emails.

Can you trace the IP address of an email account?

A: You can’t trace an email or its IP to a person. Using an IP geolocation tool, which we can use to track the IP address, you can only see the location of the server the IP is on.