If you are running Windows 10 on your PC and you are not using cortana, then you are missing out 🙂 I would have ask why why the hell you upgraded to Windows 10 but anyway, who knows? Maybe you don’t know Cortana can do some amazing things like these…
Hey, before I proceed, Cortana is a Microsoft’s voice-activated virtual assistant, it’s one of the great feature added to Microsoft’s Windows 10. she’s really an assistant as she can do lot of things like scheduling meetings, setting alarms, crack you jokes, play game with you and the likes.
Here are Amazing things Cortana can do in Windows 10
1. Launch a program
By just saying “launch [program]” Cortana will help you open the program. Not only that, Cortana can also open a specific website, by just saying “open [url]” for example “open techlug.com”the site will be open but only with default browser you set.
2.Find your phone
Cortana can find your phone by locating the phone’s location on map. To find your phone, just say “find my phone”.
Also, Cortana can remotely ring your phone wherever it is from your Windows 10 PC. To have Cortana ring your device remotely, say “Ring my phone.” This works for windows 10 phone but if you are using an Android phone, you will need to install Cortana app (sign in using the same Microsoft account you use with your PC).
You like song? Cortana can actually sing sing you some cool tunes. To hear her sing, just say “sing me a song”.
Cortana can perform a simple calculation for you. There are two ways to do this, you can type it in the search box, for example, “Hey Cortana, what’s 50 times 20 minus 10”. Or by saying it. Either way, she will do the calculation for you.
5. Control music
If you are using the default Groove Music app that comes with windows 10, Cortana can help you to pause and resume your music, next or previous track, and also select from your playlist to play a specific song. For example “Play Someone loves you”.
6. Currency Conversion
You can easily make currency conversion on your PC, all you have to do is just type in the amount, original currency, and currency you are converting it to, Cortana will answer your currency question right inside the search box.
You can as well say it to her to convert it for you. For example, say “What is 100 dollars in euros?”
Not only that, cortana can also convert temperature, weight, length and others.
7. Track packages
You can ask Cortana “Where are my packages?” she will check package tracking info from your email account. But you will need to have your email account configured in the Mail app for this to work.
8. Sync notifications
Cortana can sync your notifications from your phone, so they appear on your Windows 10 PC. She will alert you for notifications like incoming texts and emails, missed phone calls and app notifications, you can do this with your Windows 10 phone and if you are using Android phone, you will need to set up this notification syncing through the Cortana app.
9. Write an email
Cortana can help you send quick emails. Just say “write an email” or “write an email to [contact] saying [email message].”
10. Turn on Airplane Mode
You can use cortana to switch your airplane mode to on, all you have to do is to say “turn on Airplane Mode,” she will turn on the airplane mode (turn off your Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular data).
Is there any amazing things cortana can do in Windows 10 that I didn’t add, kindly let me hear from you.