Top Windows 10 Cortana Voice Command Examples

If you’re looking to make the most out of Windows 10’s voice assistant, Cortana, then you’re in the right place. Below are some top Windows 10 Cortana voice command examples that you can use to make your computing experience more efficient than ever before. You’ll be able to easily navigate your way around your device, complete tasks faster, and access information in a snap. From the basics, such as launching apps and settings, to more complex commands, such as setting reminders and sending emails, we’ve got you covered.

#1 Launching Apps and Settings

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“Open Start menu”
“Open Action Center”
“Open Settings”
“Open File Explorer”
“Open Microsoft Edge”
“Open Calculator”
“Open Control Panel”
“Open Paint 3D”

#2 Searching for Information

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“Find photos from last week”
“What is the weather like tomorrow?”
“Who is the current president of the United States?”
“Show me news articles about tech”
“How many calories are in an apple?”
“What time is it in London?”

#3 Creating Reminders

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“Remind me to pick up the dry cleaning tomorrow at 3 PM”
“Set a reminder for my dentist appointment next Tuesday at 10 AM”
“Remind me to call Sarah on Saturday at 2 PM”
“Create a reminder to pay my electricity bill on the 20th of next month”

#4 Sending Emails

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“Send an email to Tom”
“Send an email to Jane, the subject is ‘Meeting Tomorrow'”
“Reply to the email from John about the report”
“Add an attachment to the email I drafted earlier”

#5 Customizing Cortana

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“Change my name in Cortana settings”
“Turn off Cortana voice response”
“Add another language to Cortana”
“Change the accent in Cortana”
“Allow Cortana to access my calendar”

#6 System Commands

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“Lock my computer”
“Shut down my computer”
“Restart my computer”
“Sign out of my account”
“Sleep my computer”
“Turn off Wi-Fi”

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