Gmail IP Address Tracker | How to Track IP Address from Email (2022)

How to find ip address of email sender in gmail


Gmail IP Address Tracker

【1】Enter Email【2】See Name, Age, Photos, Social & More.

Receiving and sending emails is part of our daily life, but have you been bothered by a continuous stream of spam and irrelevant ads? Sometimes, blocking one email address is not enough, we need to block the sender once can forever. So here comes the question, how to search the real physical location of the sender and then block the IP address?

Don’t worry, this post is here to help. We’ll show you how to search email addresses and locate the sender’s location.

Method 1: Use Email header to trace IP address

You can track the IP address from the email header to trace the email owner easily.

  1. Open your mail account (Yahoo, Outlook, Apple).
  2. Open the email you want to track.
  3. For Yahoo Mail, open the message pane and click on the More icon.
    For Outlook, go to File > Properties. Check Internet Header section to find the IP address.
    For Apple Mail, click View > Message > Raw Source and check the email header.

Gmail DOES NOT show you the real IP address of the sender

Method 1 is easy and simple to track IP addresses from email, but you can’t get the real IP address of the mail sender in Gmail.

It’s because email IP addresses can be considered sensitive information, so Gmail would not display the sender’s email IP address clearly. Google will use its server to process the email, so you can’t see the exact IP address of the email sender, you can only see the IP address that belongs to the Google servers.

If you want to check it by yourself, you can follow the steps to check the email header in Gmail.

1) Open Gmail.

2) Open the sender’s message in Gmail.

3) Click the three dots button on the right, then click Show original.

4) In the pop-up tab, See SPF (sender policy framework), you’ll see the sender’s IP address.

5) Use a free IP lookup tool (e.g. to fetch the location of the sender.
Obviously, the IP address points to a Google server.

So how to trace an email sender’s location? Don’t worry, read on to find how.

Method 2: Use reverse email search tools

There are reverse email search services online and this is an easy and reliable way to search the sender when you receive an unknown or suspicious email address.


BeenVerified is one of the most popular email search tools among users. It helps you dig deep into information related to an email address. You could learn the sender’s real full name and contact information like phone numbers, social media profiles ( Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)

1) Go to the BeenVerified.

2) Select Email Lookup, then enter the email address in the search box and click SEARCH.

3) You need to pay for the access, but now you can grab a 7-day trial for only $1 and enjoy the premium features.

4) You’ll acquire a detailed report that contains the information you need.


Spokeo is one of the most powerful and easy-to-use people search tools you can find on the market. By entering the email address, you’ll find the information including real name, social media profiles, contact information and more.

1) Go to the Spokeo official page.

2) Click EMAIL and enter the email address. Then hit SEARCH NOW.

3) Click UNLOCK FULL RESULTS. Then click CONTINUE on the new page.

4) Enter the payment information and you’ll get a comprehensive report that contains information associated with the email address.

Method 3: Search on social media

Social media has collected so much personal information that not many people realized yet. Therefore, you can use the email address to search on the social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and etc. You can search the mail ID on Facebook from your account to know more details about them. In case, if he has the same email ID, then it’s a bingo! You can get the location and other info of that person by viewing his profile.

If the concerned person uses the same email ID, then once you search, it will show you their profile in front of you. If not, there is a website called ‘KnowEm’, where you can search their profile.

That’s the most common way to trace the email sender’s location, hope this post would help. If you have any suggestions, questions, or ideas, you’re welcome to leave a comment below.

By Iris Zheng

Iris is a writer who covers almost everything from beauty to technology, fitness, home decoration and etc. No matter what she wrote, she always brings true and useful information for readers.

Failed to load the Search bar. Please refresh the page and try again.
Click here to reload