Windows 10 speech, inking, typing, and privacy: FAQ

What are speech, inking, and typing services?
How do I manage Speech, inking, and typing settings?
Can I clear the speech, inking, and typing data Microsoft has collected about me?
Why does it say turning off Getting to know you also turns off dictation and Cortana?
If I turn off Getting to know you (speech, inking, and typing) or Cortana will I still have speech services on my Windows 10 device?
Does Microsoft collect my information when I use speech for accessibility?

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Cortana is only available in certain countries/regions, and some Cortana features might not be available everywhere. If Cortana isn't available or is turned off, you can still use search.

Article ID: 12452 - Last Review: Jun 6, 2016 - Revision: 22

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  • Windows 10 Mobile