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  1. kurtd's Avatar
    Same here. Crashes 50% of the time on Lumia 950.
    05-14-2016 09:41 PM
  2. wgs84's Avatar
    Cortana has been crashing a lot for me recently too. I have a 640 with .318, and I can remember this happening as far back as .218. Cortana is unusable. I search, and it almost always crashes on the first try. I try searching again, and sometimes it'll crash, sometimes it'll work. Sometimes it'll crash on the third try as well.

    Also, I think this is related to Cortana crashing. If I make a time-based reminder with Cortana, and then tapped on it in the Outlook calendar, it will always crash to the Start Screen.
    fdruid likes this.
    05-14-2016 09:50 PM
  3. jasqid's Avatar
    Cortana is always crashing on my SP3. More so than than actually working.
    05-14-2016 10:42 PM
  4. fdruid's Avatar
    Cortana is always crashing on my SP3. More so than than actually working.
    Yeah, that's what baffles me, because if both versions crash, maybe it's not something related to the actual Cortana app. Certainly is beyond the mobile crappiness.
    05-20-2016 11:01 AM
  5. areithropos's Avatar
    Oh well, then I am not alone.
    On my 930 Cortana crashes frequently and she does so on my new 950; the assistant is very unreliable and using Cortana is a real gambling. Very sad and Microsoft should be ashamed to highlight Cortana on one side and give the users this unreliability on the other.

    Windows as a service reminds me already too much of some MMOs where the developers are forced or intend to implement more and more new features but do not waste much time to actually fix what is already there and increase stability.
    xandros9 and Felipeicd like this.
    05-22-2016 04:06 PM
  6. missionsparta's Avatar
    Remember when Cortana and the camera were two of the huge pluses for Windows Phones? Now they are both worthless piles fo crash fest 2016.
    05-28-2016 02:29 PM
  7. fdruid's Avatar
    Has anyone tried Build 14356? It's supposed to address Cortana problems that sound familiar in the list of fixed bugs.
    06-02-2016 05:34 AM
  8. TgeekB's Avatar
    I'm on 14342. Crashes 100% of the time.
    blackprince likes this.
    06-02-2016 08:46 PM
  9. aimulaidni's Avatar
    Like I mentioned in the post before, it was crashing a lot...couldn't take it and finally did a hard reset. It's working now.
    06-12-2016 05:49 AM
  10. Felipeicd's Avatar
    The stupid thing crash every damn time! And they are bringing it to the Xbox? Voice recognition will never work again on the console

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    06-14-2016 11:29 PM
  11. blackprince's Avatar
    My 650 has never seen Cortana work via the search button. Every search fails.
    Originally posted by XToro
    My 920 with W10M also had issues with Cortana but worked perfectly on 8.1. Got a 650 with W10M and it works perfectly...
    06-17-2016 09:42 AM
  12. kurtd's Avatar
    Looks like it might be fixed. Take a look at this.


    Improvements to Cortana, including a fix for a problem that sometimes resulted in a crash when performing a search, and corrections to inaccurate times after Daylight Savings Time (DST) on meeting cards and reminders.
    06-17-2016 05:21 PM
  13. Wascally's Avatar
    This was the top result on google for 640 cortana crashes so I thought I would post up what worked for me.
    I have a Microsoft Lumia 640 and Cortana was crashing whenever I tried to use a voice search and it refused to read out texts over Bluetooth, I tried a hard reset and it did nothing.
    So now to the fix, it turned out there was an issue with my language pack so here is how I fixed it.
    All Settings - Time & Language - Language
    My language was English (Australia)
    Tap and hold on on the language for more options then click on 'Speech Options'
    I found that for some reason I didn't have the 'English (Australia)' speech language
    Click 'Add a language' and find the one matching what language you are using on your phone
    Download it, once it installs it will ask you to reset your phone, do this.
    When the phone has been reset go into the Cortana App and Settings, under Cortana Language click 'set to default'
    Hopefully it works now.
    Andre Savioli likes this.
    09-20-2016 07:16 AM
  14. best4geeks's Avatar
    Re index cortana fixed my all problem in windows 10 laptop, Thanks god now it's smooth.
    10-24-2016 12:18 PM
  15. WP_Love's Avatar
    Mine was crashing too.

    The solution in my case was to download the correct speech language within settings / speech.

    (This will require a reboot)

    In my case in was UK English, then make sure that matches what is in Cortana settings.

    After that everything worked great.

    I think what is broken is the notification that the correct language is not installed, so you are left to guess what the problem is!!

    Hope this helps someone.


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