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Invoke by Harman Kardon

Introducing Invoke - Harman Kardon sound meets Cortana

Make every moment matter, more. Voice control your music1, make and receive calls with Skype, get answers to questions, and more.

Family of Cortana devices including Surface Pro 4, Invoke speaker and mobile phone.

Wherever you go, Cortana will follow

Because life isn’t limited to one device, neither is she. Set a reminder on your PC and have it pop up on your phone, or home speaker and vice versa.2

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Explore Cortana’s skills

Cortana helps you get things done, and can partner with a team of experts, apps and services to do even more. Cortana can find restaurants, play music, plan travel, and so much more.

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Cortana remembers so you don’t have to

Cortana integrates with other apps with in Windows to help you stay on track. Easily turn a digital Sticky Note into a reminder in Cortana. You can also create, add to and access your Wunderlist lists from Cortana with voice or text.

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Cortana has your back, making sure you’re prepared for what’s next

Cortana* has many ways to help you remember, so nothing slips through the cracks. She will proactively notify you about commitments and deadlines you’ve made through email and help you pick up where you left off.

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Launch Cortana

Select the Cortana search box on the task bar to get started.

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Sign In

For a personalized experience, sign-in with your Microsoft account by selecting “Cortana can do much more.”

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Try setting a reminder

Just type “Remind me to…” or say “Hey Cortana remind me…” to get started.

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Time-based reminders

Set a reminder with a specific time or day, such as 3PM or every Monday, so Cortana can remind you exactly when you need to know.

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Location-based reminders

Set a reminder with a location, such as the grocery store, so Cortana can remind you to pick up milk the next time you are at the store.

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Photo reminders

Add a photo to your reminders, like your kid’s favorite game, so you are reminded about it the next time you’re shopping.

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Cortana makes it quick and easy to make a list and keep track of the things you need to remember. For example, add all of the ingredients for dinner, work to-dos, DIY projects at home or reading lists for a weekend of relaxing.


* Cortana available in select markets; experience may vary by region and device.

1 Works with select music subscription services.

2 Set up requires Cortana app for Windows 10 PC or phone, Android or iPhone (requires Android version 4.1.2 or higher, or iPhone 4 with iOS 8.0 or higher).