Cortana is Microsoft’s intelligent personal assistant. It is included in Windows 10, as well as with other Microsoft systems and devices like Windows Phones and Xbox, among others.
Cortana will help you find things in your computer, set appointments, answer questions, and many other things.
To use Cortana simply type a question in the search box in the Taskbar, or click the microphone icon and talk to Cortana.
The icons on the left-side are for −
Home is the initial Cortana window where you can type or ask questions.
If Cortana isn’t active, you can turn it on by typing “Cortana” in the Taskbar search to access the Cortana settings, or just clicking the “Gear” icon on the left-side of the menu.
After activating Cortana, it will start gathering information about you to personalize the experience.
You can also customize how Cortana responds to you.
To further customize Cortana and personalize your interactions with it, you can also access the Cortana Notebook.
This notebook stores what Cortana knows about you.
You can also add reminders by either typing them or talking to Cortana.