How To Enable or Disable Cortana In Windows 10

In Windows 10  there are lots of new features introduced by Microsoft which couldn’t be found on previous versions of windows such as Windows 7 and Windows 8 .  The Cortana is one of these 15 new features that introduced in Windows 10.

What is Cortana In Windows 10

The Cortana is a feature in Windows 10 which basically a digital agent or voice-activated personal assistant same as Siri on Mac OS X or Cortana for Android Phone. With the help of Cortana, you can easily check whether forecast, set the reminder, send emails, find files and folders, search on the web and so on.

So if you thinking of using Cortana or if you’ve accidentally turned on Cortana and want to stop it then. You can easily go that.


How To Enable or Disable Cortana In Windows 10


One more things you must know about this new feature,  if you’ve seen this “windows 10 Cortana not available in your region” which means Cortana is not available in your country or region until now which simply means  Cortana isn’t supported in the region and language you’ve selected.

Step 1 :

In search box, type “Cortana & Search Settings” and hit Enter button

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Step 2 :

Click on “Off” button to turn it on and same goes to turn off Cortana

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Step 3 :

Log in to your Microsoft Account via your Email address and password

Step 4 :

In Next Step you see Cortana is enabled on your computer.

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Note :  Until now you’ve enabled Cortana that tell reminders, tell jokes and weather forecast.  Until now you don’t enable Hey, Cortana a voice command feature.

To enable voice command Cortana you’ve to follow below steps

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Step 5 :

Again open “Cortana Settings”

Step 6 :

Click to “On” button under Hey Cortana to enable Hey, Cortana.

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After enabling Cortana you can also  choose the respond type “To Anyone” or “To Me” only. If you choose to anyone then everyone who uses your computer can use Cortana but if you choose To Me, then only you can use Cortana on your computer.

Also Read : How To Disable Cortana In Microsoft Edge

How To Use Cortana In Windows 10

After enabling Hey Cortana, you can easily use it by the  Microphone icon that given right next to the Start Menu with “Ask Me Anything” title.

Click on the Microphone,  And give Voice Command what you want to search 

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For Example :  “what does slippery slope mean”

How To Use Cortana In Windows 10


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