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  1. Cortana should be able to perform basic functions in Windows

    I should be able to say "Cortana, shut down my computer" and it shuts down. How in the world was this not a launch feature? I should be able to say "Cortana, Launch Microsoft Word" and the program starts. My CELL PHONE can do this.

    How did Windows 10 Cortana come to be released in such an underwhelming state? I can't wrap my mind around the though process necessary to release a high tech operating system that totes a "personal assistant" with voice control and not have it perform the most basic of functions available.

    You guys need to step…

    201 votes
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  2. Cortana for Android & iOS

    Ok, I know you guys are freaking out already at the idea but it's for a greater good only . Android holds 70% smartphone market and rest is with iOS , WP is at like 3%, so if Android and iOS users get Cortana they will use it , as a result a huge no. of people will use it and since it is powered by Bing search , Bing will be more popular and also as the huge no. of people use Cortana , her backend will get nourished with more and more data. Also if Coratan is preferred…

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  3. Enable Cortana to answer calls or reply to text messages

    Just like a real life personal assistant, but more basic. It could be very basic things, like taking voice messages, letting a person know where you are or what you are doing, informing them that their phone is on silent, asking if it is am emergency and if so, she can alert the owner. I think even basic 'secretary' functioning could be really cool, not to mention an amazing advertisement for Microsoft. Imagine hearing the phone answer: "Hello, this is Cortana, Jason's virtual assistant. How may I help you?"

    943 votes
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  4. Ignore her call 5 times

    Hey Cortana, we just have fight my girlfriend and I'm sure she will call me repeatedly today or tomorrow. Pretend I'm offline until she calls the 6th time

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  5. Teach Cortana how to pronounce a word/name

    The pronunciations for some words and or names are way off. It would be great if there was a way to teach her the proper pronunciation.

    296 votes
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  6. i would like to say good morning to cortana

    i would like that cortana says good morning when i wake up in the morning and also good night at night and the phone will shut down so that it can also ave battery power if cortana will work when the phone is switched off then its too good

    64 votes
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  7. Read the last text message from...

    I would like Cortana to have the ability to read the most recent text message that one of my contacts has sent me, then ask me to reply call or say I done.

    107 votes
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  8. Make Cortana open and read my emails

    When i say, "Read my new emails" or "Show me my new emails" and her open it and read it.

    89 votes
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  9. Voice command to activate Cortana :- "wake up Cortana"

    cortana should get activated when we say "wake up cortana" to it so that it eliminates the requirement to touch mic button,just think of this amazing conversation :-

    Me to cortana: Wakeup cortana.
    Cortana to Me: OOPs , I was just taking a Power nap , What can I do For you.

    47 votes
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  10. create and maintain a shopping list

    Cortana will maintain a shopping list based on my verbal additions.
    Shopping lists for my favourite stores, activated when I get close to their location.

    52 votes
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  11. stop cortana censorship

    when interacting with cortana if I wish to use a profanity then omit the censorship. it should be my decision not cortanas.

    41 votes
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  12. Have conversations with Cortana (Cortana continues to listen after initial speach from you and answer from Cortana)

    After saying something to Cortana such as "What time does the Microsoft store close?" Cortana should give you the answer then continue listening for 5-10 second after so you can ask a follow up question such as "Give direction to the Microsoft store" After that answer from Cortana without pressing any buttons we could say "start voice navigation." and Cortana would start that app.

    13 votes
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  13. Calling Cortana using a custom phrase

    Give us the ability to activate Cortana by saing something else than "Hey, Cortana!", e.g. simply "Cortana".

    16 votes
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  14. now on tap (from android m)

    now on tap for google now is a great feature. it let google now to work with all application. for example when a song is in playing, you can ask google now that who is singer of that music and etc. or it let you taking many informations from any application and much more.
    anyway it can be a useful ability for cortana and windows 10 devices.

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  15. Bug me to call my girlfriend to apologize

    Me: I have to apologize to my girlfriend.
    Cortana: Ok, how can I help
    Me: Bug me until I call her
    Cortana: It's 1pm, you should call her girlfriend to apologize
    Me: (ignoring Cortana)
    Cortana: It's 4pm and you still haven't called her
    Me: (still ignoring her)
    Cortana: It's nearly her bedtime now, do you want to call her now?
    Me: Ok, connect us

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  16. Change Cortana's name

    When I say Hey Cortana, all my win 10 devices in hearing distance react. I either want one of them to be the master when many are around, or simply let me call each one a different name

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  17. dictate Word Documents

    Have Cortana create a Microsoft Word document. The commands would say something like this, "Hey Cortana, create a Word Document" She would reply, "okay, opening Word. What kind of document do you want to create?" I would say, "a memorandum" She would say "To who?, Regard what?" I would answer. Then she would say, " what would you like your memorandum to say?" Then I would dictate the complete paragraphs and within the memorandum. When she is done, we tell Cortana, "email this to the following" and she would open Outlook or Mail and then input the names in the…

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  18. business

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  19. Remove political bias in the choice of news headlines

    The source of news items in the UK appears to be exclusive the Daily Telegraph newspaper - possibly the most pro-Conservative, pro-government newspaper in Britain. Regardless of what's happening in the world, the daily headline that appears on my Cortana live tile is invariably yet another article criticizing the opposition party. I find constantly being subjected to right wing propaganda via my phone extremely irritating. Can we allow a choice of news sources or at least remove what seems like right wing political bias?

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  20. Cortana should be able to lock the phone to standby

    I use cortana with a headset on my bike, for a call or to put on the radio. After the command the phone is unlocked in my pocket and gets input by the movements and draines the Phone.
    Can you add the command to lock the Phone, on/off command, or standby command?

    3 votes
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