Make Cortana yours

Here are some quick ways to make Cortana more responsive to your individual needs.

Cortana's Notebook

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.

Try this: Put your interests in Cortana's Notebook

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.

Screen showing personalized Cortana content.

To get to Cortana's Notebook, select the search box on the taskbar to open Cortana home, then select Notebook

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Image of Cortana's Notebook.

Cortana's Settings

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 .

image of Cortana Settings

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Article ID: 17178 - Last Review: Sep 7, 2016 - Revision: 13

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