Generally, Google mail a.k.a Gmail hides the sender IP address from outgoing email headers. In case, if the sender’s email address is from Yahoo, Hotmail, live or AOL, you can trace the email sender location in Gmail by tracking the IP address of the sender. If you are getting regular emails from an unknown person, it is necessary to check the background of that person.
It is really important to find the location of email sender when you don’t know anything about him/her. So, today, we have listed down 5 important steps to trace the location of the sender.
Find out using IP Address
You can find the sender's location using their IP address, which will be available on Google mail. In order to find it out, open the sender's message in Gmail and click on 'Show Original'. Now open it in another tab and search for 'Receiver' and copy the IPV4 address of sender's computer. After this, you can go to Wolfram Alpha and paste the IP address to find out.
Find out using time
Another method is to find the time of mail received from the sender. Once you get the time, go to 'Time Zone Map' and enter the time. By this way, you can find out the countries and cities of the related time zone. Even though you cannot find him accurately, you will have an idea about it at least.
Search on Facebook
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 its a bingo.! You can get the location and other info of that person by viewing his profile.
Search on Social Media
Apart from Facebook, you can search in all social media network including Twitter, Instagram and much more to find his identity. 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 the profile of them.
If nothing above works...
There are two websites, where you can search for a name, email or phone and you get the result quickly. One is 'Pipl' and another one is 'Spokio'. With these two options, you can find the location as well as other details about that person belonging that email.