What is Cortana ?
Cortana is an intelligent personal assistant which was created by Microsoft for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobiles. It is a clever personal assistant that help you find everything with your voice and it becomes more personalized when you use more and more on your device. At first Cortana was only available for Windows 8.1 phone users and then later on with the development of windows 10, Cortana is now also available for Windows 10 PC users as well as Windows 10 Phone users. You can even Use Cortana with Windows Store apps.
Other than this it also shows cases many other awesome features. It updates your Windows live tile with latest forecast from your region and update you with almost of all of your favourite news that you are interested in. Other than this you can even talk to Cortana and use your phone just with your voice.
How To Use Cortana With Windows Store Apps ?
With the update of Windows 10 the Cortana got even more smarter and brilliant. It can now get almost of anything that you say to it and gets backs to you with what you need. Also almost of all of the apps have been started to integrate with Cortana, With this third party integration you can do a lot with just your voice.
So the first thing that you need to do is to check whether the applications has the compatibility to work with Cortana. This third party integration will help you in using Cortana with your apps that you are looking to use. So check down the steps below to know what and how you can use Cortana with Windows apps.
- Firstly, you will need to click on the Cortana’s search bar or Cortana icon on the bottom left side on your PC.
- Now a Cortana Control panel pop’s up with some menu options.
- After a set of options on the top you will find a list of commands that you can use for your Cortana commands, these commands are the ones that are from the apps that are integrated with Cortana in your Pc or Phone.
- You can simply use them and just start speaking to your computer and use those apps with your Voice.
In this way you can use Cortana with Windows store apps that are compatible with. Almost of all of the famous and latest apps available in the Windows store for Phone as well as for PC have Cortana integration.
What You can Do with Cortana, with Windows Store apps?
There are a lot of things that you can do with Cortana with the integrated apps. It can just be a voice alternate for all the things that you need to do physically. Here are some of the examples that you can do with Cortana on your Pc as well as Phone with Windows running on them.
“Hey Cortana, Netflix Find (Movie Name)”
“Hey Cortana, Get me a ride on Uber”
“Hey Cortana, Open (Applictaion name)”
There are also many other things that you can do with Cortana, You can anyway customize and change your settings from your Control panel of your PC if you are using Cortana for PC and from the Settings if you are using Cortana on your Windows Phone. Other than this you can even change the settings in your PC and mobile with Cortana Voice.