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Set up your device with the Windows 10 Out of Box Experience
Learn how to set up your device in Windows 10 to do what you want with the Out of Box Experience. Customize keyboard layouts, choose privacy settings, and Cortana assistance.
Is Cortana any help to you?
I have tried to use the Cortana function and I have found it more of a hindrance than help. Do you use this on a regular basis?
Get Windows to speak your language
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Home Automation & Windows
Between Google Home and Alexa there is no shortage of 'automation' tasks available. Looking to see what MS folks are using their PC for in the way of home automation.
Account protection: Set your strongest Windows sign-in
Set a strong sign-in and monitor account security in Account protections.
Windows Ease of access dictation for easy device navigation
Speak directly to your computer without a mouse or keyboard. Windows Speech Recognition allows you to get it all done without raising a finger.
Windows 101: Four ways to customize your taskbar
Maximize your screen workspace with these four easy taskbar settings.
Everything you need to know about Microsoft accounts
A Microsoft account improves your Windows experience and opens way to all Microsoft products services.
Get Into Gaming with Windows: Part 3 - Windows Mixed Reality
The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update comes with Windows Mixed Reality capability built in, which means you can immerse yourself in digital content, right in your home or office. That immersive quality also makes it a fantastic and more personal way to game, since in mixed reality you participate directly within your game’s environment. Here's a look at what you need and how to start.
Do you find yourself talking directly to your computer? 🤨
I have a tendency to talk to my computer. May sound a bit daft! 🤨 If I am under pressure for whatever reason, or I am searching for a reference and cannot find it, I talk AT my computer - most likely with exasperation that anything else; not that this helps me to find the resource any quicker though. If I have the radio on in the background and the news is being broadcasted, I most definitely voice my opinion on the subject matter to my computer (which thankfully remains silent - unless Narrator is switched on). 😲 Then that becomes a whole different ball game if I am working on a Word document. 🤣 Has being on lockdown changed your behaviour towards your computer? If we have a more extended lockdown and have to work from home for a prolonged period of time, will this influence/change our working behaviours? Your PoV please 😀 Keep well.
Cortana works with a variety of services. To connect them, open Cortana, select the Notebook icon and then Connected services. From there, you can add your accounts including: Office 365, LinkedIn, Wunderlist, Outlook.com, and others¹. 3. Download the app. Add the Cortana mobile app to your phone for help when you’re on the go. Set a ...
This app lets you set up and control your Cortana-enabled devices, including the Surface Headphones and Harman Kardon Invoke. The Cortana Device Setup app will also help you connect your music, calendar, and email accounts, stay up to date with the latest software, and give you helpful tips to get started.
Cortana can remind you to do things based on time, places, or people. For example, say, "Remind me to congratulate Tanya the next time she calls." The reminder will appear when you get a call from Tanya. Extra bonus—if you have the Cortana app on your phone, you can sync your notifications between all your devices.
Before you can set up and control your speaker with your PC or mobile device, you need to make sure that you're running the latest version of Windows 10. To update Windows: Select the Start button, then select Settings . Select Update and Security > Check for updates. Once your PC is up to date, you can begin setup: Open Cortana. Select Devices.
Sign in to Cortana with your personal Microsoft account—not a work or school account. Select Devices , then select Get the app. Download the Cortana Device Setup app from the Microsoft Store. Open Cortana, select Devices , then choose Add a new device. Follow the instructions to finish setting up your Surface Headphones with Cortana.