Microsoft To Kill Cortana Support For iOS And Android From January 31, 2020

By Kunwar Kunal

Microsoft has announced that its virtual assistant Cortana, will go off from iOS and Android apps from January 31st, 2020. The mobile app will go non-existent in regions such as the UK, China, India, Canada, and China. And, this app by Microsoft will now be available in the new Office365 app.

Microsoft To Kill Cortana Support For iOS And Android


Activities like reminders and lists will no longer function in the Cortana app or Microsoft launcher, but you can access reminders and lists via Cortana on Windows. Besides, Cortana reminders, lists, and tasks are automatically invoked to the Microsoft To-Do app, which you can download to your phone for free.

Other than that, Cortana which was launched as an app to iOS and Android devices has undergone updates, since then. And since Cortana isn't so popular as Google Assistant, Siri or Alexa, its removal won't create a loss for the users.

Though Cortana isn't so popular Virtual Assistant, it can still has some handy features. The Microsoft's app helps in creating reminders based on time, places, or people. It helps in tracking teams, interests, and flights. Using the Assistant, you can send emails and texts and you can manage your calendar by keeping up to date.

Furthermore, with Cortana, you can create and manage lists, play music, do podcasts, use radio stations, chit chat, and play games. To activate Cortana, you have to open the app and go to the settings menu. And then under "Hey Cortana", you need to switch the toggle on. It is worth noting that the Cortana app along with its some features might only be available in a few countries.


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