10-18-2014 11:30 AM
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  1. The Dude66's Avatar
    Here to an 925 that works fine on Cortona UK, while speaking you see it picks up my text, my 930 doesn't show my spoken text (show Thinking) ans just spits out Bing search results. Will check my 1520 and 920 too.
    08-05-2014 08:30 AM
  2. Tahiti Bob's Avatar
    UK Cortana sucks! All "she" gives is web search results, there is zero personality to "her". Anyone who says "she" is fine hasn't tried the US version. Microsoft needs to either put a proper actress on it full time or let us pick Jen Taylor, this is a disgrace really.
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    08-05-2014 10:41 AM
  3. The Dude66's Avatar
    Setup my 1520 for Cortona UK, which works, my 920 doesn't ..lot's of Listening and Thinking, always replying with Sorry, I didn't catch that. Looking at the other responses it really depends what Lumia you have. Still, the US version of Cortona advanced a lot compared to our Beta.
    08-05-2014 10:49 AM
  4. Chris Sandiford's Avatar
    The voice is purely speech synthesis by the sound of it at the moment. The responses have improved in 24 hours though - less Bing returns.
    I asked to be reminded to do something when I got to work though and that never happened, it doesn't seem to know my wife's birthday "I have nothing for wife ' s birthday" it says, I can't "text my wife" either because it can't find her yet she's listed as my wife in the inner circle.

    Jokes work now though - and this is probably the funniest thing I've seen - I asked it to tell me a story...

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    08-05-2014 10:49 AM
  5. norville2's Avatar
    Only just realise that i have it on my Nokia Lumia 1020 here in the uk, love it for the quiet hours and the remind me, they work well, now it is just a case of training it i suppose to the english accent.
    08-05-2014 10:56 AM
  6. Chris Sandiford's Avatar
    Can you change the default reminder tone? That maybe why I missed my reminder this morning. I thought Cortina would speak to me rather than bleep.
    08-05-2014 11:09 AM
  7. neo158's Avatar
    UK Cortana sucks! All "she" gives is web search results, there is zero personality to "her". Anyone who says "she" is fine hasn't tried the US version. Microsoft needs to either put a proper actress on it full time or let us pick Jen Taylor, this is a disgrace really.
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    Someone else who needs to look up Marcus Ash on Twitter ;)
    08-05-2014 11:56 AM
  8. Tahiti Bob's Avatar
    Someone else who needs to look up Marcus Ash on Twitter ;)

    You mean the guy who said service rollout is complete and everything should be working now?
    08-05-2014 11:59 AM
  9. neo158's Avatar
    You mean the guy who said service rollout is complete and everything should be working now?
    He also said that if people are still having problems to tell him on twitter!!?!
    08-05-2014 12:01 PM
  10. Tahiti Bob's Avatar
    He also said that if people are still having problems to tell him on twitter!!?!

    Which I did. Doesn't change the facts.
    08-05-2014 12:05 PM
  11. neo158's Avatar
    Which I did. Doesn't change the facts.
    UK Cortana sucks! All "she" gives is web search results, there is zero personality to "her". Anyone who says "she" is fine hasn't tried the US version. Microsoft needs to either put a proper actress on it full time or let us pick Jen Taylor, this is a disgrace really.
    So because you have a problem then everyone else does. That's what your original post seems to be stating as fact!!!

    FYI Cortana IS working perfectly for me so don't generalise.
    08-05-2014 12:09 PM
  12. Tahiti Bob's Avatar
    I've read other posts on that thread and others, I've read tweets, clearly I'm not the only user in the whole of the UK to have a problem.
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    08-05-2014 12:10 PM
  13. neo158's Avatar
    Can you change the default reminder tone? That maybe why I missed my reminder this morning. I thought Cortina would speak to me rather than bleep.
    Why would you want a car to remind you of anything!!?!
    08-05-2014 12:11 PM
  14. neo158's Avatar
    I've read other posts on that thread and others, I've read tweets, clearly I'm not the only user in the whole of the UK to have a problem.
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    Fair enough, no you aren't but making it seem like EVERYONE is having a problem is incorrect.
    08-05-2014 12:12 PM
  15. Tahiti Bob's Avatar
    Neither is making it seem like NO ONE is having one.
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    08-05-2014 12:13 PM
  16. neo158's Avatar
    Neither is making it seem like NO ONE is having one.
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    I never said that no one is having a problem, I stated:

    FYI Cortana IS working perfectly for me so don't generalise.
    08-05-2014 12:15 PM
  17. Tahiti Bob's Avatar
    You know what I'm not going to spend hours replying to you, it's OK to disagree.
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    08-05-2014 12:16 PM
  18. TheHusky's Avatar
    As a HTC guy from Europe who hopes to get the update at some point in my life, I came here to see how she's s doing. Glad to see that she's getting better and better! Also, what's the point of spelling out in UK English way? You speak to her and eg. favorite or favourite are said the same way....
    08-05-2014 01:34 PM
  19. Chris Sandiford's Avatar
    Why would you want a car to remind you of anything!!?!
    I've always called it Cortina. In the UK it seems apt too.
    08-05-2014 02:56 PM
  20. Zeem Frostmaw's Avatar
    Anyone who says "she" is fine hasn't tried the US version.
    The US version was no better than this 48 hours after release. I don't get why you're so bothered.
    08-05-2014 03:06 PM
  21. Griffinx's Avatar
    Looks like searching from the browser address bar now only uses Bing after I enabled Cortona and I can't see how to put it back to Google search..anyone know if Cortona is responsible for this
    08-05-2014 03:15 PM
  22. nicfromwales's Avatar
    Also, what's the point of spelling out in UK English way? You speak to her and eg. favorite or favourite are said the same way....
    The point is that the word "favourite" is spelled f-a-v-o-u-r-i-t-e. It wouldn't do us any good to start encouraging bad spelling now, would it?
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    08-05-2014 04:21 PM
  23. Snow Wight's Avatar
    I can't seem to get Cortana to email anyone. Text and call are fine.
    08-05-2014 05:28 PM
  24. Pete's Avatar
    I can't seem to get Cortana to email anyone. Text and call are fine.
    I think this is a general thing with Cortana, composing and sending emails isn't within her skill set.
    08-05-2014 06:28 PM
  25. Chris Sandiford's Avatar
    I can't seem to get Cortana to email anyone. Text and call are fine.
    Me either. But then I can't even get it to open the email client for me to compose a mail. Just opens up account settings.

    Edit. Is working now. Incidentally have you asked it to sing? I've had Danny Boy and Daisy Daisy, pitch perfect :)
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    08-05-2014 06:37 PM
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