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  1. shinsenai's Avatar
    For the time being, I've switched back to Cortana US. I miss the degree Celsius, but everything else works better, better voice, better selection of news, and more functionality including telling Cortana to switch on the lights when I get home, that's pretty cool :-)
    09-25-2014 11:43 AM
  2. pLUSpISTOL's Avatar
    The UK accent is ******* atrocious. Switched back to the US version. As has been pointed out many times, it should be Jen Taylor's voice for all English regions or at least an option to choose.
    Sonu K likes this.
    09-25-2014 01:06 PM
  3. Ron Vin's Avatar
    Switched back to US version. UK version is plain dumb.Why do they have to have a country related one and copy Siri in everything. Google Now is so much better but I simply do not want any of their **** on my WP
    10-10-2014 11:55 PM
  4. Darren Walsh's Avatar
    The UK accent is ******* atrocious. Switched back to the US version. As has been pointed out many times, it should be Jen Taylor's voice for all English regions or at least an option to choose.
    I take it you're from England, I'm the same, anything that has our accent sounds crap cos we're so used to it, same with the soaps here in Ireland! Can't wait for Cortana to ask for Guinness lol
    10-11-2014 12:04 AM
  5. OrangeBerry02's Avatar
    I really don't want an electronic pa with an American accent ... particularly one that calls me "Chief"!! I guess I watch too much telly so I find it a blessed relief to hear the fantastic range of our own homegrown accents during my working day.

    There are some excellent British voice actresses ... try these ... The Voice Agency Female Voices ... any of them do?

    Edit 17.03: Charlotte Page is my favourite ... keep listening til you get to "the best of the best of the best of Catherine Jenkins" ... v funny!!
    Last edited by OrangeBerry02; 10-12-2014 at 11:05 AM.
    maxiem likes this.
    10-12-2014 05:51 AM
  6. Dinu Noroc's Avatar
    I'm afraid I'm not available to help in your region with the language you have chosen.

    All my settings are with English UK, what is wrong?
    10-14-2014 07:32 AM
  7. Pete The Penguin's Avatar
    'Sorry, I didn't catch that', is the only response I've been getting so far. Btw her voice sucks.
    Same here.
    I don't use her much, she still needs alot of work.
    10-14-2014 07:45 AM
  8. OrangeBerry02's Avatar
    Same here.
    I don't use her much, she still needs alot of work.
    I have concluded Cortana is, for now at least, no more than an unreliable toy ... so unreliable one would not dare to demonstrate it to a non-Windows Phone friend for fear of looking a bit of an *****!

    She doesn't give me the reminders I ask for and cannot interpret European words like "croissants" at all ... on the other hand, my Android tablet understood me first time, every time.

    Frankly I don't give a toss how she sounds ... providing she does what she's supposed to. I think she's much further short of that than I had expected.

    All that said, when Microsoft do get her working right (could be another year or so on the basis of current performance) she should be a v useful addition to one's phone.
    10-18-2014 11:30 AM
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