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Why isn’t Cortana available on my Windows 10 PC?
Keeping this powerful and very useful feature in mind, some of you must be wondering that why you are not able to use Cortana on your Windows 10 PC? The answer to this question is that Cortana is available to only certain regions yet. The regions in which Cortana is currently available are United States, United Kingdom, China, Germany, France, Spain and Italy. If you do not belong to any of these regions then you might be receiving this error message,” Cortana isn’t supported in the region and language you’ve selected.”
You can switch cortana off and on using the following steps shown in the picture.
How Turn on Cortana on Windows 10
However, this supported list of Cortana will expand in near future but still if you want to use Cortana then here is what you should do. Follow these steps properly if you want Cortana to work on your Windows 10 PC:
1) Open Control Panel on Windows 10.
2) Go to Clock, Region and Language.
3) Click on Region and the Region window will open.
4) In the region window, change Home Location and set it as United States.
Cortana should start working for you by now but if it doesn’t then you have to do the following things to Turn on Cortana on your Windows 10 PC:
- In the Formats Tab, set the Format as English (United States).
- In Administrative Tab, click on Change System Locale button and set Current system locale to English (United States).
- After you have done all these steps, it will be better to restart your Windows 10 PC and then try turning on Cortana again.
Do you have correct language set up ?
- Firstly you need to hit the button of Start and after that select Settings option -> Language and time -> Language and Region
- After that click on Language and then select and click on Options.
- Bellow Voice or Speech click on Download. It will take some time, usually few minutes.
- Log out and after that sign in again to see that new language pack in language options.
- After that return to Language and Time option and select your new speech or language – set it as default language of Cortana.
- Again you need to Log out and Log in to make that new settings work.
Cortana is a great and a very useful app for those who are looking for an intelligent voice personal assistant and want to have a new experience with their PC and mobile phones.