Unleash the Fun with Cortana: Voice Command Examples to Try

Are you ready to unleash the fun with Cortana? Below are some voice command examples you can try to make the most out of your experience with Cortana. From controlling your smart home devices to playing your favorite music, Cortana has a wide range of capabilities just waiting for you to explore.

Smart Home Control

“Turn on the lights”
“Set thermostat to 72 degrees”
“Lock the front door”
“Turn off the TV”
“Start the coffee maker”
“Dim the lights in the living room”


“Play my workout playlist”
“Skip this song”
“Tell me a joke”
“Open Netflix”
“Show me action movies”
“Play the latest episode of Friends”


“Set a timer for 20 minutes”
“Remind me to call mom at 3 PM”
“Create a new email”
“Open Excel”
“Make a grocery list”
“Schedule a meeting for tomorrow at 10 AM”


“Check flight status”
“Find a hotel in New York”
“Show me nearby restaurants”
“Book a ride to the airport”
“Set a reminder for my flight”

Health and Wellness

“Track my steps”
“Remind me to drink water”
“Open meditation app”
“Find healthy dinner recipes”
“What’s my heart rate?”
“Set a daily fitness goal”