Connect Cortana to a service

Applies to: Cortana

Cortana works with Nest, Outlook.com, Office 365, LinkedIn, Wunderlist, Spotify, and many other services to keep you organized, in touch, and on track.

Follow the instructions below for your device to sync Cortana with a service.

PC


  1. Open Cortana.
  2. Select Notebook .
  3. Select Manage Skills
  4. To connect to a music service, select Music. To connect to a home automation service, select Connected Home. For all other services such as email and calendar, select Connected services.
  5. Select your service, or choose + Add a service to bring up a full list.
  6. Enter your account information.

iOS


  1. Open Cortana.
  2. Select Account in the upper-right corner, then select Notebook .
  3. To connect to a music service, select Music. For all other services, choose Connected Services, then select + Add a service.
  4. Choose the service you want to connect to and enter your account information.

Android


  1. Open Cortana.
  2. Select Menu  , then select Notebook .
  3. To connect to a music service, select Music. For all other services, choose Connected Services, then select + Add a service.
  4. Choose the service you want to connect to and enter your account information.

Speaker


Open the Cortana app on your PC or phone, and follow the instructions above for your device to sync your account.