Australians currently don’t have access to Cortana on Windows 10… or do they? It turns out there’s a quick and easy way to turn on Microsoft’s voice-activated personal assistant that will take you around 10 seconds. Here’s how it’s done.
Cortana is currently available in seven countries and Australia is not one of them. If you’re in Australia and desperately want to use Cortana now, simply follow these quick steps:
#1 Go to the Start menu
#2 Click on the Settings icon
#3 Select “Time & language” then go to “Region & language”
#4 In the “Country or region” section, change it to “United States”
#5 Activate Cortana from the taskbar menu.
And voila! Cortana is now at your beck and call. We’ve actually tried this method on the Windows 10 laptop in the office and it took less than 10 seconds. Of course, whether it will work on your hardware or be able to understand your Aussie accent is another matter. Let us know how you go in the comments!
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