How to Use Cortana in Windows 10

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In Brief...

One of the new features of Windows 10 is Cortana, Microsoft's "digital assistant." Cortana can set reminders, send texts, open apps, find information, and much more.

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  1. Click in the lower-left corner of the taskbar, in the area that says I'm Cortana. Ask me anything.
    Cortana Search Box

  2. Type a question or command, such as "Open Word."
    Typed Command

  3. Select from an option that is displayed.
    Displayed Options

Author: Margaux Judge

Margaux Judge has worked as an e-learning editor and instructional designer for over ten years, writing and editing a wide variety of courses, from technical topics to soft skills. She has a Bachelor's degree in English and Textual Studies from Syracuse University and a Master's degree in Television Writing from Boston University.