Windows 10 Tutorials 54 – How to Turn Cortana On or Off

Welcome to our series of tutorials on the Microsoft Windows 10 that help you understand the features of the upcoming Windows 10.

In this tutorial you will learn how to turn Cortana On or Off in Windows 10.

Cortana is an intelligent personal assistant app developed specially for Windows 10 by Microsoft. Cortana can help you search in Windows for apps, settings and files.

You can also use her to search the web. Cortana learns from your browsing behavior and system activities to bring you the relevant information and important reminders. Once you get hang of it, Cortana will become an essential part of your Windows 10 experience.

Cortana has its own settings to control all her features. To get to Cortana’s settings, click the icon in the upper-left corner of the Cortana window.


Managing Cortana using Settings:

  1. Open Settings, and click on the Privacy icon.
  2. From the option on left side, click on Speech, inking, & typing
  3. Now click on Get to know me button to turn Cortana on
  4. To turn Cortana off click on Stop getting to know me


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