How to Track IP Address: Easy Methods to Track Using Email and Facebook

How to Track IP Address: Easy Methods to Track Using Email and Facebook
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SHARE - Sometimes, when you're having bad luck, whether it's a pickpocket or your account being hacked, what often remains is only a trace of an IP address that Google can trace. But some of us don't know how to track IP address and also find out the location of the IP. 

Although it cannot be detailed and accurate, some things can be read from the IP address, one of which is the location of the device you are using and as long as it is still connected to the internet. The following is a site that you can use how to track IP address or get data where the location is mentioned from the row of codes.


The websites above can be used how to track IP address that might bother your mind. The usage is the same. First of all, you will be presented with the IP address you have. Then you can enter a row of IP Address numbers for which you want to know the location. From there you will know where it is.

What is an IP Address?

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IP Address is a binary number line between 32 bits and 128 bits which are used as an identification address for each host computer on the Internet network. The length of this number is 32 bits, and 128 bits, which represent the address of the computer on a TCP/IP-based Internet network.

Does the cell phone have an IP address? Cell phones are just like any other device connected to the internet. They must have an IP address to communicate with other devices on the internet. The IP address may be assigned by the mobile operator's network, or by the WiFi network to which the cell phone is connected.

The most common way to hide an IP address is to use a VPN. But don't carelessly use a VPN, there is just the opposite, your IP address can be leaked. An IP address usually contains a series of numbers that is owned by every computer, cellphone, or other smartphone connected via the internet. Each device has a different number.

Apart from functioning as an identity, the IP address also functions as a means of sending data to a device. In other words, when someone accesses a site, there is a process of downloading data sent from that site.

How to Track an IP Address from Email and Facebook

How to Track an IP Address from Email and Facebook
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When you read an email, you may only see the date, to, cc, bcc, subject, and message information. Even though every email that is sent must include complete information such as message-id, mailer, IP address, and so on. If you want to know the sender's IP address along with the ISP used, you can read the following tips on how to track IP address.

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How to Track IP Address from Email

Yahoo Mail:

  • Step 1. Login to Yahoo Mail.
  • Step 2. Select an email that you want to check.
  • Step 3. Click on the Full Header menu or link located at the bottom right.
  • Step 4. Look for the words "Received: from [...] by".
  • Step 5. For example, the IP address is

    How to Track Someone's IP Address

    MS Outlook Express:

    • Step 1. Open the Outlook Express program.
    • Step 2. Right-click on one of the emails you want to check.
    • Step 3. Click the Properties menu.
    • Step 4. Click the Details tab.

    If you have got the IP address information then you can check the ISP used and the city. The small details you get from the IP address can also let you to know the location of the sender of the e-mail. Those are simple steps of how to track IP address using email.

    How to Track IP Address from Facebook

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    How to track IP address on Facebook? Fake identities (fake-ID) on Facebook are often used for terror, pornography, and even politics. Very unsettling. The problem is, how to “trace” the whereabouts of people whose identities are suspicious? Well, here are simple tips that you can do about it.

    There is a setting for each Facebook account for notification via email. So, you can arrange for notification via email when someone sends a message to the Facebook “inbox.”

    You can activate the “header” email (for example on Yahoo) in order to display the IP address information for “someone” earlier. Considering that the IP Address information is still encoded in “Base64.” You just have to change it to be the IP Address format (numbers).

    Then how to do it? Here are the tutorials!

    • Step 1. Open your e-mail account (eg Yahoo!) and activate the setting to display the e-mail header, so that if there is an incoming e-mail, the complete e-mail delivery route will be displayed. Please read the email usage manual.
    • Step 2. Enable notifications on Facebook so that Facebook sends notifications via email.
    • Step 3. Look for a target that you suspect, the person you think is using a fake identity. Or whatever motive is up to you.
    • Step 4. Send a message to the target you suspect earlier to get a reply from him/her.
    • Step 5. After you received the replied message, open your email. There is a notification from Facebook.
    • Step 6. Now, take a look at the e-mail below:
    sent you a message on Facebook ...,” or “ commented on a photo of you on Facebook ...”
    X-Facebook: from xxxxyyzz ([OTcuODMuMjEuMjM =]) by with HTTP (xxxxMail);
    • Step 7. The OTcuODMuMjEuMjM = text is a Base64 encode which you must convert to plain text. This is the IP Address of the target you suspect!
    • Step 8. Convert the text "OTcuODMuMjEuMjM =" with a Base64 converter (search on Google!) Or use online services (online services) that are scattered on the internet. Write down the IP address that is your target!
    • Step 9. Use an IP Address tracker which can provide the geographic location of an IP address.

    Those are some of the simplest ways of how to track IP address using email and Facebook. You can use the methods above to find out any “threats” or suspicious things related to security on your social media account. Good luck!


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