1. emjey's Avatar
    On launching Cortana in Lumia 640XL today in windows 8.1, it says "Speech failed to start". Anyone facing similar issue?
    11-14-2015 09:25 AM
  2. RumoredNow's Avatar
    May be a local server issue.

    Working for me: BLU Win HD LTE, 8.1 update 2
    11-14-2015 11:15 AM
  3. Tejprokash Neogi's Avatar
    On launching Cortana in Lumia 640XL today in windows 8.1, it says "Speech failed to start". Anyone facing similar issue?
    Follow the below steps:
    1. Go to Speech settings> set English(UK)
    2.Email+Accounts> choose microsoft account> erase server> don't tick on 'email'> click ok
    3. Again Open microsoft account> write 'bay-m.hotmai.com'> tick email> click ok
    4. wait some moments and see your microsoft accont will update.
    5. Now press and hold search key and see cortana will work.
    05-19-2016 03:27 PM

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