1. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       06 Oct 2016 #1

    Can Cortana respond to my written inputs with voice rather than text ?

    Hi Guys !

    I was wondering if there is a way to get Cortana to respond to my written inputs with her voice rather than text.
    Or both.
    Is there ?

    Thanks !

    Sorry if this is a dumb question ... plz remove it if it's in violation of the forum rules
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  2. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,522
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       06 Oct 2016 #2

    It's perfectly ok to ask.. I think you can work out the answer for yourself.

    If you type in a question, it usually generates a web search. So a browser opens. Reading out a list of browser search results would not be very useful to anyone (If the user couldn't see, it would have to be interactive, allowing the user choice- not just read out).

    Other searches might find Settings, programs or apps.

    The sort of questions Cortana responds to by voice are:
    What did you dream about last night?
    How old are you?
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  3. Joined : Feb 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       06 Oct 2016 #3

    Oh , Thanks for clearing that up !

    I was under the (wrong) impression that it behaves like Google Now , hence the question.

    Google Now actually talks back ... like it'd read me the steps from realsimple.com when I ask her 'How to make rice?' and will read me descriptions off IMDB for films and much more cool stuff. Heh.

    Thanks !
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