Trace the IP address of an email?

Step 1: First of all you’ll need to find the header information for the email. First of all, you’ll need to find the header information for the email.
Step 2: go to Gmail and open the email in question. On the right-hand side, next to the Reply button, you’ll see the icon of an arrow facing down. Click this, then select Show Original from the list.

Step 3: This will open a new window which contains long strings of data from the header. Click the Copy to clipboard button to grab the information you need.

Step 4: Now go to WhatsMyIP and click on the IP Lookup option you’ll find in the menu along the top of the page.

Step 5: On the left-hand side you’ll now see a list of options. Choose Email Header Analyzer.

Step 6: Paste the header information into the empty text box, then click the Analyze button.

Step 7: The site will now search through the header and produce the general location of the server from whence it came.