How do I safely check a sender's email address on my mobile device?

Asked by Heather Davis on Tue 9/29/20 12:32 PM
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Heather DavisTue 9/29/20 12:37 PM

Replying to email on-the-go can open up conversations with phishers pretending to be a VIP you already know. The safe way is to pause before you reply to check the sender's email address. Here's how to do so on the most common mobile email apps:

iOS (Apple) Mail

  1. Open the email
  2. Tap the > next to your name
  3. Tap the > next to the From: name

GMail

  1. Open the email
  2. Tap the v next to the to: name

Outlook

  1. Open the email
  2. Tap the sender's name
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