Windows 10

How to Send Email with Cortana in Windows 10

Sending an Email may often become a time-taking and laborious activity especially when yu are in a hurry as it involves opening of the app, starting a draft and then toggling through a series of fields. With the natural language recognition Cortana allows you to send email with less effort and with few simple steps. In order to send email with Cortana you need to have an account setup in Windows Mail before you try to compose email through Cortana. Once you have been equipped with Windows Mail account you are just few steps away from sending emails and messages with a little effort. You can also learn about How to Add or Remove Cortana from Windows 10. In order to send emails with Cortana in Windows 10 you need to follow these simple steps.

  • 1st of all you need to click on Ask me anything box and then type or say I want to send an email to (person’s name) followed by the message body. Now if you want same action to be performed by speaking you need to make sure that Cortana has been set to respond on your voice.
  • Now in the next step you need to select the contacts to whom you want to send the email to. Cortana will prompt you if there is more than one contact which will match the name you wrote or spoke.
  • Change any part of the email which you like by selecting the fields and editing the text.
  • Now click on Send when it is ready and email is sent.
  • With these simple steps you will be able to send the emails with Cortana in Windows 10.
Windows 10

How to Add or Remove Cortana from Windows 10 Lock Screen

With Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Cortana has been made available from the lock screen. You can use Cortana for getting the weather forecast, checking the upcoming flight and for setting the reminders which will sync with the phone without taking the time to log in. You can let Cortana to send email and text as well as to add events to your calendar. The assistant can be accessed simply by sayig Hey Cortana or by tapping a dot on the display. In order to setup Cortana on your lock screen you need to follow these simple steps.

  • 1st of all select the Ask me anything field.
  • After this select the Gear icon.
  • Now you need to turn the Lock Screen ON or OFF.
  • If you want to enable the digital assistant to send emails, SMS from lock screen youn eed to check “Let Cortana access my calendar, email….”
  • Enale Hey Cortana if you want Cortana to be launched from the lock screen with your voice.
  • With these simple steps you have enabled access to Cortana from the lock screen.

Enabling Tappable Cortana on the Lock Screen:

Now if you orefer to access Cortana by simply tapping an icon instead of saying Hey Cortana here is a step by step guide for that.

  • 1st of all select Ask me anything field.
  • Now select the gear icon.
  • In the next step turn Hey Cortana ON or OFF.
  • Now click on Lock screen settings.
  • Now click on Windows spotlight.
  • Select the picture or slideshow.
  • Congrats you have enable tappable Cortana on the lock screen.