Is there a way to view the email source HTML in the iOS Gmail.app? Show original is available on desktop browsers. I haven't been able to find it on the app.

  • Welcome to Ask Different :) A lot of operations available in the Gmail Web app are not available in the Gmail iOS (mobile) app. This is mainly to provide a decent user experience on a small screen sized device and the depending on relevance of feature.
    – Nimesh Neema
    Dec 28, 2018 at 16:03
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    – Ruskes
    Dec 28, 2018 at 17:58

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This isn’t on the app. The app is optimised for better performance and compatibility. The only way to do it is to use show original on the web. And that can be done only on a computer because Google immediately moves to mobile mode when logging in from a phone.

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