50+ Xbox Cortana Commands for Hands-Free Gaming

Are you tired of constantly reaching for your controller during intense gaming sessions? Well, now you can go hands-free with Xbox Cortana! With over 50 voice commands available, you can seamlessly navigate your Xbox without ever touching a button. Below are just a few examples of what you can say to Cortana to enhance your gaming experience.

#1 Basic Commands

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“Hey Cortana, turn on my Xbox”
“Hey Cortana, go to home”
“Hey Cortana, open my games and apps”
“Hey Cortana, start Netflix”
“Hey Cortana, pause”
“Hey Cortana, play”
“Hey Cortana, mute”
“Hey Cortana, take a screenshot”
“Hey Cortana, record that”

#2 Navigation Commands

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“Hey Cortana, go left”
“Hey Cortana, go right”
“Hey Cortana, go up”
“Hey Cortana, go down”
“Hey Cortana, select”
“Hey Cortana, back”

#3 Volume Commands

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“Hey Cortana, volume up”
“Hey Cortana, volume down”
“Hey Cortana, mute volume”
“Hey Cortana, unmute volume”

#4 Party Commands

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“Hey Cortana, invite [gamertag]”
“Hey Cortana, start a party”
“Hey Cortana, leave party”
“Hey Cortana, mute party”
“Hey Cortana, unmute party”

#5 Game-Specific Commands

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“Hey Cortana, show the map”
“Hey Cortana, switch to third-person view”
“Hey Cortana, start a new game”
“Hey Cortana, go to multiplayer”
“Hey Cortana, bring up my inventory”
“Hey Cortana, change my weapon”
“Hey Cortana, reload”
“Hey Cortana, use my special ability”
“Hey Cortana, show leaderboard”

#6 TV Commands

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“Hey Cortana, watch TV”
“Hey Cortana, change channel to [channel name/number]”
“Hey Cortana, switch to HDMI 1”
“Hey Cortana, switch to cable box”

#7 Music Commands

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“Hey Cortana, play my music”
“Hey Cortana, skip song”
“Hey Cortana, pause music”
“Hey Cortana, resume music”
“Hey Cortana, shuffle my playlist”

#8 Miscellaneous Commands

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“Hey Cortana, what time is it?”
“Hey Cortana, set a timer for [time]”
“Hey Cortana, remind me to [task] at [time]”
“Hey Cortana, search the web for [search query]”
“Hey Cortana, tell me a joke”
“Hey Cortana, open Microsoft Edge”
“Hey Cortana, turn off the Xbox”

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