What cool things can Cortana do?

Here are some of the things you can do with Cortana in Windows:

  • Calendar and schedule assistance. Cortana can help you manage your calendar.
  • Meeting help.
  • Find out about people in your organization.
  • Make lists and set reminders and alarms.
  • Open apps.
  • Get definitions and quick answers.
  • Get weather and news updates.

How do you trick Cortana?

Cortana can open all the built-in apps and settings, just by saying/typing “Open (desired app/setting)“. For example, you can say “Open Edge” and Cortana will open “Microsoft Edge”. You can also open settings this way, such as “Open Control Panel” or “Open System Settings”.

What are some useful Cortana commands?

The four commands are:

  • “Hey Cortana, restart PC”
  • “Hey Cortana, turn off PC”
  • “Hey Cortana, sign out”
  • “Hey Cortana, lock PC”

How do I get Cortana attention?

  1. To activate “Hey, Cortana,” click in the search box located in the Taskbar. When the Search window comes up, click the Notebook icon on the left side of the window.
  2. Next, click the Settings icon located on the left side of the window.
  3. There you’ll find a switch to enable Hey Cortana.

Is Cortana like Siri?

Arguably the starkest difference between the main virtual assistants is the hardware and platforms where they can integrate. Siri might work well with HomePod speakers, AirPod headphones, and on devices like the iPhone and iPad. Cortana is much the same, with a wide range of hardware and software platform support.

What can Cortana do in 2021?

Then, in early 2021, we’ll stop supporting the Cortana app for mobile (iOS and Android), because you can now manage your calendar and email, join meetings, and do so much more via our new productivity-focused experiences — like the Cortana Windows 10 experience, Cortana integration in Outlook mobile, and soon Cortana …

How do I make Cortana more intelligent?

So check back regularly in case Microsoft decides to give it some more power in the future.

  1. Set and use reminders.
  2. Manage your Google Calendar with Cortana.
  3. Use alternate search engines and browsers with Cortana.
  4. Use natural-language queries.
  5. Check your calendar for Cortana-created information.
  6. Miscellaneous cool stuff.

What can Cortana do 2020?

Cortana functionalities You can ask for Office files or people using typing or voice. You can also check calendar events and create and search emails. You’ll also be able to create reminders and add tasks to your lists inside Microsoft To Do.

Who is smarter Cortana or Alexa?

Google answered 88% of questions correctly, while Apple scored 75%, Alexa scored 72.5%, and Cortana came in with 63%. Google Assistant is still at the top, but now with a score of 92.9% for answering questions correctly. Siri correctly answers 83.1% of questions, while Alexa gets 79.8% correct.