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How to use Cortana on Windows 10

enero 27, 2020

Microsoft's virtual assistant, Cortana, is quite impressive. It doesn't seem robotic like other personal assistants that you might have used. Her voice is soft and very similar to the human voice. The Cortana Personal Assistant offers a new way to interact with devices. Here we are going to show you how to use Cortana on Windows 10.

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How to use Cortana on Windows 10

Check the privacy settings

To use it properly, you must first define the privacy settings in Speech, Inking and Typing. It will ask you for location information, and once you have done that, you can use Cortana. In addition, you should keep in mind that you will leave Microsoft a lot of personal information, such as calendar and contact events, voice patterns, and search history. If you are not a fan of excessive exposure to the Internet, you should think about it.

Find and explore Cortana

You can access it in the simplest way possible through the search bar. When you click on the icon, a window opens with information based on your interests and hobbies. If you click on the 'Notebook', from the left, you can define the information that will be displayed in the future. In addition, you can change the name Cortana will use for you, as well as the popular and most common location.

Cortana might call you back on Google Now because the information is divided on the cards, and there are twelve of them. Each category can be deactivated if you feel that you are not interested in it, and some of them can be adjusted according to your personal preferences. For example, "Eat & Drink" allows you to get recommendations from Foursquare, adding information about the atmosphere and the like.

You can set reminders, and you can ask for comments on your ideas, things you like or don't like about Microsoft.

Take your time to slowly browse all the possibilities offered by these cards, you will not be bored, and it is not complicated.

Adjust Cortana settings

Almost all Cortana settings can be run on the notebook. What you don't like, you can just turn it off. You can use Cortana with voice, and after hello, it will literally wait for your next order, and you can adjust it to fulfill your orders only or if you want, you can involve more people.

In addition, if you like to travel, Cortana, as a personal assistant, can help you in many areas such as booking a flight, packing, tracking your luggage and everything that can sometimes make you headache. Pretty cool!

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