How to Save Outlook Email as Word Documents
Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 can help you archive your emails in a number of ways, including allowing you to download and save messages as a file or to create a template for types of messages that you send often. However, in order to save an Outlook email message as a Microsoft Word document -- either .doc or .docx -- you must manually copy the email content and header, if desired, into Word and then save the document.
Open your Outlook and Word programs.
Open the email you want to copy and save as a Word file in Outlook.
Open a new Word Document.
Return to the Outlook email window, click inside the email, and press the "Ctrl" and "A" keys to select the content.
Press press the "Ctrl" and "C" keys to copy the content.
Click inside the new Word document and press the "Ctrl" and "V" keys to paste the email content in the Word document.
Click the Office button on the top left-hand side of the screen and choose "Save As." Give the document a name and click "Save."