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How to Download an Email in Outlook

Whether you want to save an important message for future reference or keep a copy of an attachment, Outlook makes it easy to download emails directly to your computer. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to download an email in Outlook.

Download an Email in Outlook:

  1. Open Outlook and log in to your account.
  2. Select the email you want to download. You can do this by double-clicking the email in your inbox.
  3. On the top left, Click file> Save As. This will prompt Outlook to save the email and any attachments to your computer.

Opening up a Downloaded Email in Outlook:

Once the email has been downloaded, you can access it on your computer at any time. Navigate to the folder where the email was saved and open it to view the contents. You can also print or forward the email as needed.

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