Wherever you see a search icon on your Windows 10 Mobile device, select it to search for help, apps, files or settings.
Cortana will help you find things on the web, get stuff done, and even identify that song you’re hearing. Select the Search button to search with Cortana. Type what you’re looking for, or select the microphone button next to the search box if you’d rather say it. To have her identify music, select Menu > Music search , and Cortana will listen and identify a song for you. Learn more about Cortana.
Cortana is only available in certain countries/regions, and some Cortana features might not be available everywhere. If Cortana isn't available, you can still use search.
Need help finding an app? On Start
To find an app you don’t have installed, type in your search, then select Search Store below the “No results found…” message. You’ll get results for apps and games on the Store that match your search, as well as relevant music, films and TV shows.
To find a file on your phone, search using File Explorer. On Start
To find a setting or settings menu on your phone, on Start
Article ID: 17261 - Last Review: 18 Aug 2016 - Revision: 3