Cortana Xbox Voice Commands: A Comprehensive List

If you’re a gamer and you want to take full advantage of your Xbox One experience, then knowing how to use Cortana Xbox voice commands is a must. These commands can help you navigate your Xbox One faster and easier, without having to use a controller. With that said, below are some examples of voice commands you can use with Cortana Xbox.

#1 Navigation Commands

“Hey Cortana, go home”
“Hey Cortana, go to my games and apps”
“Hey Cortana, show me my notifications”
“Hey Cortana, go to the Store”
“Hey Cortana, show me my pins”
“Hey Cortana, go to settings”
“Hey Cortana, show me my friends list”
“Hey Cortana, take me to the OneGuide”
“Hey Cortana, turn off Xbox”

#2 Media Commands

“Hey Cortana, play music”
“Hey Cortana, pause music”
“Hey Cortana, play next song”
“Hey Cortana, play previous song”
“Hey Cortana, play artist [artist name]”
“Hey Cortana, play album [album name]”
“Hey Cortana, play playlist ”
“Hey Cortana, mute volume”
“Hey Cortana, unmute volume”
“Hey Cortana, turn it up/down”

#3 Game-Specific Commands

“Hey Cortana, start [game name]”
“Hey Cortana, record that”
“Hey Cortana, take a screenshot”
“Hey Cortana, invite [friend name] to the game”
“Hey Cortana, join [friend name] in the game”
“Hey Cortana, show me my achievements”
“Hey Cortana, show me my game DVR”

#4 Social Commands

“Hey Cortana, send a message to [friend name]”
“Hey Cortana, create a new party”
“Hey Cortana, switch to party chat”
“Hey Cortana, show me my recent players”
“Hey Cortana, add [friend name] as a friend”
“Hey Cortana, follow [friend name]”
“Hey Cortana, show me my activity feed”

#5 Miscellaneous Commands

“Hey Cortana, what’s the weather today?”
“Hey Cortana, set a reminder for [time] to [action]”
“Hey Cortana, tell me a joke”
“Hey Cortana, what’s on my calendar?”
“Hey Cortana, shuffle my playlist”
“Hey Cortana, launch Edge browser”
“Hey Cortana, turn on/off Cortana Xbox voice commands”