Here are some quick ways to make Cortana more responsive to your individual needs.
Use Cortana's Notebook to tell her about your interests, favorite places, and things you want to keep up on. Add more info about yourself in the Notebook to get better, more personalized help from Cortana.
Here are some things Cortana can do for you:
Weather. Keep you up to date on the weather where you are now, or somewhere far away.
Travel. Track flight itineraries from your email and give you your flight status and info about your destination.
Getting around. Show you how traffic is looking on your normal routes, and tell you when you're going to need extra time.
News. Get you the latest on whatever topic you choose.
Sports. Track your favorite sports and teams.
To get to Cortana's Notebook, select the search box on the taskbar to open Cortana home, then select Notebook
This is where you adjust Cortana’s settings for things like tracking flights and packages, sending notifications across devices, responding to "Hey Cortana", and getting tips on your lock screen.
To get to Cortana's settings, select the search box on the taskbar to open Cortana home, then select Settings .
Cortana is only available in certain countries/regions, and some Cortana features might not be available everywhere.
Article ID: 17178 - Last Review: Sep 7, 2016 - Revision: 18