gmail and Ip address

gmail hides gmail sender ip

but does gmail hide the emails received to the gmail account

I am viewing 'show original' in an email in my gmail inbox
and looking for ip address but can not find
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rgb192Asked:
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
No, didn't say that at all.  You will see either the IP address for the Gmail servers or if you are using a desktop client like Thunderbird, you will see the IP of the computer that it is on.  In other words, it depends on your methods.  In any case, the IP addresses are not hidden.
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tailoreddigitalCommented:
I see the sender's sever's IP listed there.

Google shows the server's IP in "Show Original", but this will be the IP of the email server, not necessarily the individual sender.

You could also paste the header into,
http://mxtoolbox.com/EmailHeaders.aspx

and get that header broken down.
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
I just looked at the headers for email received in my Gmail account, email directly from my Gmail account, and email sent thru my Gmail account from another email client.  All of the IP addresses are shown there in all of the emails I checked.  Note that if IPV6 IP addresses are available, they are used instead of IPV4 which you are familiar with.  An IPV6 can have up to 8 groups of numbers and letters where only numbers are used in IPV4.  Email sent thru the normal Gmail web page is considered to be sent from the Gmail servers and those IP addresses start with 10....  If you are thinking that the IP address from the web browser is not shown, that is true.  That is true with all web mail clients.  The email address will be that of the email server.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPv6
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rgb192Author Commented:
so are you saying if I sent myself a gmail in florida I could see that i sent from florida?
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KimputerCommented:
Generally, when sent through the web interface (not only Google, also Live, Yahoo etc), it will be hidden. The first IP address mentioned, will be the web server's IP, NOT where you are.

Example:
Received: by 10.27.96.10 with HTTP; Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:30:57 -0700 (PDT)

Even if it's hidden though, I'm pretty sure if NSA or some other government agency pushed for it, Google _could_ look into their more elaborate logs, and find out the IP address anyway (i.e. don't do terrorist-ish things!)
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rgb192Author Commented:
web interface, email client
applying to many email providers

Thanks
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