How to find person through its email-address?
If you get email from unknown person and before giving reply to email, you want to find little information about that person , then you need reverse email-address lookup. Or someone who abuse you , & you want to trace person you should use reverse email-address lookup.
If person has website or listed his account in any public website then you can find information about use of search engine. But in most cases , person use fake email-address for communication.
(1) If person use any desktop client(like outlook,Evolution mail etc) to send email then you can trace his I.P. From email. But if he send from browser then you get location of his email provider. For example , person send email from gmail through web-browser then you get location of gmail server.
Open the header of the email message and look for lines that say “Received: from” followed by an IP address in square brackets. If there are multiple entries, use the IP address mentioned in the last entry.
Now paste the IP address in this trace route tool and you should get a fairly good idea about the location of the email sender.
(2) Try to email search with Facebook. Facebook is largest social website nowadays , if person register his account on that email , then you can search his profile by email-address in facebook. Put his email-address in facebook search-box.
(3) if the email address of the send is something like email@example.com, there’s a probably that he or she may have created accounts of some other social network using the same alias “nirav_91” – put that in knowem.com to confirm.
(4) Finally, if nothing works, you should try a people search service like Pipl and Spokeo –both services let you perform reverse email lookups but Spokeo has a more comprehensive database than Pipl.(But some Information in Spokeo need subscription)
Other than regular web documents, Spoke also scans social networks and even the whois information of domain names to find any bit of information associated with an email address.
Posted by Shubham ;)