1. Kerry2112's Avatar
    Is there any way to use the Invoke as a TV speaker if the TV doesn't have Bluetooth? Any other way to connect it to an audio source?

    Also, the Invoke is not officially launched in Canada (where I am). Is there any reason to be concerned about trying to set it up/use it outside the US? (As a side note, Cortana works FAR BETTER on my 950XL DS with its language set to US English, even though the phone's region and language are set to Canadian English.)
    01-19-2018 10:41 AM
  2. Pairadyce's Avatar
    The Invoke does not have an audio-out option. I have seen some Bluetooth transmitter/receivers for TVs but not sure how they would pair with the Invoke since it does not have a visual interface. I have a Sony smart tv that I tried to pair with mine but the version of Android on it would not allow me to. I imagine you'd need an audio receiver with Bluetooth capability to pair to the Invoke, then connect to your TV. Not sure it's worth that amount of effort if you don't already have the hardware.
    01-22-2018 08:10 AM
  3. anthonyng's Avatar
    Hey @Kerry2112 Vancouver BC invoke owner here!

    When setting up, you'll need to set your device to US to be able to download the Cortana devices setup app and get sorted. You also need a Windows 10 not mobile to be able to set up some of the skills if you want to log into services like open table

    Other than that, it works pretty much standalone, until you come across a skill that needs setting up

    I find I'm not a big skill user at this time... playing music, asking my calendar, checking my flight is all I've really used it for.

    I've thought about a Bluetooth speaker for TV too and have been contemplating a Bluetooth receiver, nothing too fancy
    01-26-2018 01:41 AM
  4. Pairadyce's Avatar
    Hey @Kerry2112 Vancouver BC invoke owner here!

    When setting up, you'll need to set your device to US to be able to download the Cortana devices setup app and get sorted. You also need a Windows 10 not mobile to be able to set up some of the skills if you want to log into services like open table

    Other than that, it works pretty much standalone, until you come across a skill that needs setting up

    I find I'm not a big skill user at this time... playing music, asking my calendar, checking my flight is all I've really used it for.

    I've thought about a Bluetooth speaker for TV too and have been contemplating a Bluetooth receiver, nothing too fancy
    You can set it up on Windows 10 Mobile, you don't need a PC, Apple, or Android device
    01-26-2018 11:35 AM
  5. anthonyng's Avatar
    You can set it up on Windows 10 Mobile, you don't need a PC, Apple, or Android device
    Initial setup yes, not the skills, it tells you to use something else... Well that's what it did on my insider phone.

    I also didn't have the greatest success setting up by Windows Mobile phone either, or maybe i just got impatient with the waiting, but my surface 3 on insider worked more smoothly to set it up
    01-26-2018 11:56 AM
  6. Pairadyce's Avatar
    I have been able to, it if you ask Cortana to open a skill, it then thinks about it and asks you to accept the permissions. Though there's not any skills I've needed to add outside of SmartThings tbh
    01-28-2018 07:55 PM

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