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How to set up and use Cortana, a personal assistant that provides help whenever you need it.

  1. Cortana is a digital, personal assistant capable of adapting to your personality and interests over time.
    Note: A Microsoft account is required to complete this action.
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  2. Tap the Search icon.
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  3. Tap allow.
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  4. Tap the Password field.
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  5. Enter the account password.
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  6. Tap save.
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  7. Tap the type your name field.
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  8. Enter the desired name.
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  9. Tap the Go icon.
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  10. Tap the Play icon to hear Cortana say the given name, then tap sounds good.
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  11. Tap next.
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  12. Tap the desired responses.
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  13. Tap next.
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  14. Tap the desired responses.
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  15. Tap next.
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  16. Tap the desired responses.
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  17. Tap next.
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  18. Tap the desired response.
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  19. Tap next.
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  20. Tap next.
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  21. Tap next.
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  22. Tap the ask me anything field. To initiate a voice search, tap the Microphone icon.
    Note: To learn more, see the Window Phone support article: What can I say to Cortana?.
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  23. Enter the desired search term.
    Note: For this demonstration, 'restaurants near me' was entered.
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  24. Tap the Go icon.
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  25. The results are displayed.
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