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Using Cortana on Your Galaxy Book (Wi-Fi)

Cortana is your personal assistant through Windows 10. She helps you search the web, find apps or files on your Galaxy Book, manage your calendar and reminders, and can even tell you jokes. She learns through your interaction with her to become your unique personal assistant. For Cortana to function properly, you will need to sign into your Microsoft account.

For Cortana to function properly, you will need to sign into your Microsoft account. If you don't have a Microsoft account, learn more about Creating a Microsoft Account on Your Galaxy Book (Wi-Fi).

Setting Up Cortana

If this is your first time using Cortana, enable the feature by following the steps below.

  1. Navigate to Start > Cortana.

  2. Review the information on Cortana and then select Sure.

Setting Up Cortana's Voice Recognition

To set Cortana to recognize your voice, follow the steps below.

  1. Navigate to Start > Cortana > Settings.

  2. Select the slider under Hey Cortana.

    Enabling Hey Cortana will keep Cortana on all the time and will increase power consumption.

  3. Select Sure and then select Learn how I say "Hey Cortana."

  4. Make sure you are in a quiet environment and then select Start

  5. To set Cortana's voice recognition, say the six phrases that appear on the screen.

Using Cortana

  1. Navigate to Start > Cortana.

    You can also select the search bar or say "Hey Cortana."

  2. You can use Cortana to open up apps. For this example, type or say Open paint and then press Enter if you typed in the command.

  3. You can have Cortana set up reminders or alarms. For this example, type or say Remind me to call the doctor at 12:45 pm and then press Enter if you typed in the command.

    Learn more about Cortana tips.

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