Report Phishing - Gmail


  • How do I report phishing in Gmail?


  • Oregon State University
  • Employees, Students
  • Gmail


Method 1

  1. Open the email and click on the ellipsis icon in the upper right corner to bring up more options

  2. Select Download message from the menu

  3. Save the email (.eml) attachment and note down the location for use in the next step.

  4. Compose a new email and address the email to with the .eml file added as an attachment to the email.

Method 2

  1. Once you are in the email, click on the little drop down arrow in the top right corner. This will bring up several options.
  2. Click on the “Show original” option in that drop down menu.
  3. This will open a new tab with a page that looks like this, a lot of text. You will need to copy and paste this text into a new email. An easy way to highlight all of the text is to press the Ctrl button and the A button at the same time. After that you can press Ctrl and C together to copy it. 
  4. Send the email to


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Article ID: 49144
Mon 2/26/18 11:04 AM
Fri 11/4/22 1:43 PM