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how can I see the (spam)senders real address ?

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Most of the spam mail I get are caught by my provider, but some spam slips through their filter. Only a few 'from' addresses show the real address of the sender when I hover the mouse over the address field, some do not. Is there a way to get those addresses without opening the mail? Thanks!

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The actual sending address can be shown in a column with the Show Address Only add-on, but bear in mind that dedicated spammers often change this to avoid filters.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/installing-addon-thunderbird

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The actual sending address can be shown in a column with the Show Address Only add-on, but bear in mind that dedicated spammers often change this to avoid filters.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/installing-addon-thunderbird

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You were right with scammers changing their addresses, this was one of the problems, and genuine looking mails too. Now I can at least manually filter those out. BIG thanks again for your help!

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