How to Download Word Documents

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Word is a word processing application made by Microsoft. It is a popular program that is part of the Office suite that many use to create documents and communications. You can easily download a Word document much like any other file that you may receive in an email message or come across online. Downloading a Word document takes one or two minutes.

Download a Word Document From a Web Page

  • Put your cursor on the link to the Word document and right-click. The menu that appears will have a "Save target as" option.

  • Name the document, and choose a place for it on your system in the dialog box that appears. Click the "Save" button at the the bottom right of the dialog box.

  • Click either the "Open," "Open Folder" or "Close" button in the next dialog box after your system downloads the file. The file now resides in the place that you designated in the preceding step.

Download a Word document From an Email Message

  • Hover over the link or highlight the icon in the email message that points to the Word document, and right-click. The menu that appears will have a "Save target as" option.

  • Name the document, and choose a place for it on your system in the dialog box that appears. Click the "Save" button at the the bottom right of the dialog box.

  • Click either the "Open," "Open Folder" or "Close" button in the next dialog box after your system downloads the file. The file now resides in the place that you designated in the preceding step.

Tips & Warnings

  • If you do not have Word installed on your PC, you can download Microsoft's Word viewer application to view documents. To download the application, go to http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/downloads/CD010225841033.aspx.
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