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  1. Hey Cortana, close [program/app name]

    You should be able to tell Cortana to close programs you don't want up.

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    • Rome2Rio: agree on a license to integrate their data fro Cortana

      Rome2Rio.com is the most globally extensive transportation data service available and they are not luckily owned by any of the big companies out there. Thus you ought to pay them a license fee and integrate their vast data sets to Cortana

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      • Pronouns

        You should be able to tell Cortana your pronouns/gender (he,she,they,xem,etc.)

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        • All about Cortana personality...

          As long as I know her, I found that sometimes she is so clever but sometimes she like to forget what I want her to do!
          for example, everytime I ask her for weather I should repeat "Hey Cortana, please convert it to Celsius"
          beside that, I tested something like "Hey Cortana, take a note for me" or "Hey Cortana, Check my mail"
          she couldn't handle that.
          it is better to have an option in setting that allow us to set if we want bing search result being opened when she don't get what we say.
          Generally speaking, I'd like…

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          • Better tracking of reservations

            I got reservations for Minnesota Wild Hockey game on Oct 22 and sadly Cortana didn't recognize it, so I have to put in my calendar. I wished Cortana could also give you updates while you are at the games or other events.

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            • Personal events in Notebook

              In Notebook section About Me should be included date of birthday, this would be useful to Cortana to congratulate when is user birthday and wish the best Happy Birthday.

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              • PLEASE TURKİSH CORTANA

                Please turkish cortana because we like windows cortana

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                • Alternate Route and Option to Avoid Toll Road

                  Cortana should give an option to display an alternate route and another option to avoid toll road, ferry, unpaved road, etc.

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                  • Integrate rail information (Amtrak train statuses, e.g.)

                    It would be very helpful if Cortana could do things like check train statuses the way she can check flight statuses. Maybe start with Amtrak statuses and eventually expand the feature to give statuses for commuter trains nationwide?

                    6 votes
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                    • Do Not Disturb Levels

                      Cortana should allow us to set different levels of Quiet Hours for our meetings. Level 1 allows your VIPs to get in. Level 2 allows your VIPs to get in only if they call more than once within 3 minutes. Level 3 allows no one to get in.

                      This would be useful for work meetings where I don't want anyone getting through but want to allow for emergency contact at night. Allow us to customize which calendars each level defaults to. For example: Busy on Work Calendar = Level 3. Busy on Personal Calender = Level 2. Sleep hours =…

                      6 votes
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                      • Trip Planner: Remove the limitation of four flights per trip

                        Since the update to Trip Planner officially announced in June 2015 (https://blogs.bing.com/search/2015/06/08/relax-cortana-makes-air-travel-easier/), Cortana offers to track flights as a trip rather than individually.

                        However, when you have an itinerary of five or more flights, Cortana returns to offering to track each flight individually rather than as a trip. This is due to a limitation of four flights per trip. If the limitation must remain, at the least Cortana should offer to track the outbound and return as separate trips rather than as individual flights.

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                        • Give information at the right time

                          Cortana should learn my daily phone application usage.

                          Music:
                          For example when i'm going home from school at 5:00pm I usually plug in my earphones and play through music app.
                          it is convenient if it offers me songs I usually play at 5:00 the next day.

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                          • I want to give Cortana some another name then I can call her.

                            Make It more personal.

                            p.s.: sorry for my bad English.

                            5 votes
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                            • Cortona "I parked my car E32"

                              Let the cortona memorize my car park area in shopping area, then i will ask to her where is my car, "E32"

                              23 votes
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                              • Cortana should let me control whether she reminds me about facebook events that I have not responded to

                                Cortana's Facebook integration needs some improvement. Right now when connected she reminds me about events that I have not responded to (nor would I say yes that I am going). I like the functionality of her reminding me.. I just wish I could better direct her as a person who rarely uses Facebook (and hardly ever see the many random invites I get to events that I don't care about).

                                7 votes
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                                • Add International Cricket teams back to Cortana's interest list in Sports section

                                  Add International cricket teams to interest list in Sport section,

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Allow Cortana to track currency exchange rates.

                                    Cortana can track stock prices as interests and shows the major movers in my news. But as a Brit living abroad, the £/€/$/F rates are very important to me. As the information is in the MSN Money app it shouldn't be that hard...

                                    55 votes
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                                    • add option for kosher, halal restaurant

                                      In the food section of the notepad, we can select all sorts of options such as vegetarian, middle eastern etc. However, there is no concern for religious requirements such as halal or kosher. Please add that option to only display food establishments that are fitting for me.
                                      Thank you

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Pill tracker for people living with illnesses

                                        Many people have to take a regular course of medication. Keeping track of which pills to take and when can be hard. People should be able to enter or QR-scan their medication schedule, perhaps in the MSN Health and Fitness app, and then Cortana should issue reminders at the right time,

                                        10 votes
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                                        • relations, family/relation tree, share Cortana

                                          Create relations between persons, for example for calling frank's sister. You could provide a kind of family/relation tree.
                                          After this you could give us the ability to share my Cortana to other persons, so that my mother can create her profile (Skype+Cortana connected together) on her phone, I save the link/skype address and could ask Cortana about my mothers interests, birthday or arrival at airport. She can tell Cortana with family/relation tree feature which people can see what kind of information, because I don't want every Skype contact to know which flight I have taken...

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