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Prevent Cortana from Accessing Location in Windows 10

Prevent Cortana from Accessing Location in Windows 10

Cortana is a virtual assistant bundled with Windows 10. Cortana appears as a search box or an icon on the taskbar and comes with tight integration with the Search feature in Windows 10. Signing in to Cortana with your Microsoft account allows it to keep track of what interests you, save your favorite places to its Notebook, collect notifications from other devices, and sync your data between all your devices with Cortana enabled. By default, Cortana is able to read your location data in Windows 10. If you are not happy with defaults, here is how to change permissions for Cortana.

Cortana is getting AI conversational engine

Cortana is getting AI conversational engine

At Build 2019, Microsoft today announced a new conversational engine, 'conversational AI'. It will integrate with Cortana in order to provide advanced interactions and new capabilities.

Prevent Cortana from Accessing Contacts, Email, and Calendar in Windows 10

Prevent Cortana from Accessing Contacts, Email, and Calendar in Windows 10

Cortana is a virtual assistant bundled with Windows 10. Cortana appears as a search box or an icon on the taskbar and comes with tight integration with the Search feature in Windows 10. Signing in to Cortana with your Microsoft account allows it to keep track of what interests you, save your favorite places to its Notebook, collect notifications from other devices, and sync your data between all your devices with Cortana enabled. By default, Cortana is able to read your contacts, email conversations, and calendar events in Windows 10. If you are not happy with defaults, here is how to change browsing history permissions for Cortana.

Prevent Cortana From Reading Browsing History in Windows 10

Prevent Cortana From Reading Browsing History in Windows 10

Cortana is a virtual assistant bundled with Windows 10. Cortana appears as a search box or an icon on the taskbar and comes with tight integration with the Search feature in Windows 10. Signing in to Cortana with your Microsoft account allows it to keep track of what interests you, save your favorite places to its Notebook, collect notifications from other devices, and sync your data between all your devices with Cortana enabled. By default, Cortana is able to read your browsing history in Windows 10. If you are not happy with defaults, here is how to change browsing history permissions for Cortana.

Hide Cortana Button from Taskbar in Windows 10

Hide Cortana Button from Taskbar in Windows 10

Cortana is a virtual assistant bundled with Windows 10. Cortana appears as a search box or an icon on the taskbar and comes with tight integration with the Search feature in Windows 10. Signing in to Cortana with your Microsoft account allows it to keep track of what interests you, save your favorite places to its Notebook, collect notifications from other devices, and sync your data between all your devices with Cortana enabled.

Enable Separate Search and Cortana UI in Windows 10

Enable Separate Search and Cortana UI in Windows 10

As you may remember, Microsoft is testing an update to Cortana in Windows 10. In the latest Insider Preview build, developers separated Cortana and search in the taskbar by giving them individual taskbar buttons and flyouts.

Microsoft is Testing Separate Search and Cortana UI

Microsoft is Testing Separate Search and Cortana UI

Along with a new header for Settings, Microsoft is testing yet another change in Windows 10. In the latest Insider Preview build, developers separated Cortana and search in the taskbar by giving them individual taskbar buttons and flyouts.

Change Cortana SafeSearch Settings in Windows 10

Change Cortana SafeSearch Settings in Windows 10

Cortana is a virtual assistant bundled with Windows 10. Cortana appears as a search box or an icon on the taskbar and comes with tight integration with the Search feature in Windows 10. Signing in to Cortana with your Microsoft account allows it to keep track of what interests you, save your favorite places to its Notebook, collect notifications from other devices, and sync your data between all your devices with Cortana enabled. There is a SafeSearch option in Cortana  that allows you to change your search safety levels to Strict, Moderate, or Off.

Cortana has got a revamped user interface

Cortana has got a revamped user interface

Microsoft is releasing a refined look for the UI of Cortana. It will be available in all countries. It was previously available to Windows Insiders, but now the update reached the stable branch.