Windows 10: Hey cortana

Discus and support Hey cortana in Cortana to solve the problem; Hi guys. I can not change the setting for Let cortana respond to "hey cortana" It is off at the moment. I can find the setting to change it but it... Discussion in 'Cortana' started by BenBraggins, Oct 25, 2020.

  1. Hey cortana


    Hi guys. I can not change the setting for

    Let cortana respond to "hey cortana"

    It is off at the moment. I can find the setting to change it but it is not lit up and i can not click on it. I have attached a picture. Please help. Thanks Hey cortana [​IMG]

    :)
     
    BenBraggins, Oct 25, 2020
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  2. Peer_Sam Win User

    How to enable Hey Cortana on Android

    Hi Jerry,



    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.



    By default, Hey Cortana feature is turned off unless you activate it. Kindly follow the steps below to enable the feature.



    • Launch the Cortana app on your Android device.
    • Click on the Menu.
    • Click on Hey Cortana.
    • Toggle the switch to position On for
      From the Cortana app
      .





    The Hey Cortana feature will not work when the phone is in standby mode, however you can follow the steps mentioned in the article below to enable Cortana on lock screen.



    Getting started with Cortana



    Hope it helps.



    Regards,

    Peer Samie

    Microsoft Community-Moderator
     
    Peer_Sam, Oct 25, 2020
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  3. David Haz Win User
    Hey cortana enabling switch is missing

    Hi Donald,

    You may find the Hey Cortana setting by following the steps below:

    • Select the search box in the task bar.
    • Select Notebook > Settings.
    • Under Hey Cortana, switch the toggle to On.
    Note: Cortana is only available in certain countries/region and some Cortana features might not be available everywhere.

    If you have further questions, feel free to ask us about it.

    Regards.
     
    David Haz, Oct 25, 2020
    #3
  4. Hey cortana

    "Hey Cortana" does not work

    Hi Dennis,

    Thank you for giving us an opportunity to assist you with the query.

    Apologize for the difficulties that you're experiencing in Windows 10.

    Please be assured that we will do our best to help you.

    It's possible that your microphone settings are incorrect. Let's try the following steps and check if it resolves the issue.

    Step 1: Check if you have enabled the "Hey Cortana" feature


    • Click on the Windows Search bar or Press Windows key.

    • Click on the Hamburger sign at the top left of the window and click on
      Settings.

    • Enable Let Cortana respond when you say 'Hey Cortana' option.

    • Now check if it works. (Tip: After you say "Hey Cortana", follow up with a question/service for Cortana to respond).
    Step 2:

    If issue persists, follow the suggestion provided by Jason D on January 29,
    2015 from below link and check if it helps:

    Having problems with “Hey Cortana” hearing me

    Also, see: Cortana: Expectations, Usage, Tips, Work Arounds
    (Created by Barb Bowman).

    Cortana: Expectations, Usage, Tips, Work Arounds.

    Hope it helps.

    Do update us with the status we are glad to assist you further.
     
    Abdul_Malik, Oct 25, 2020
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