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Configure Cortana - Windows 10 Virtual Assistant

Siri killer?

  1. Crush
    Operating System:
    Windows 10
    When you first boot an install of Windows 10 you will be asked if you want to configure Cortana

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    Cortana can do a variety of things, including searching your files and schedule for appointments. Full list here

    Click Allow and you will need to sign in with a Microsoft account

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    Sign in using your email and password

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    If you have two factor authentication enabled like me you will be prompted for a code to authorize access to the account

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    Click Switch to a Microsoft account on this PC to complete the change

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    On the next few screens you can configure what Cortana will do.

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    Enter your name here, this is what Cortana will call you.

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    Click Done from here and you'll be able to further configure Cortana.

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    From the Notebook you can configure reminders, weather and news.

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    Finally to configure a reminder you just have to set a tme and criteria and Cortana will remind you

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