1. clindhartsen's Avatar
    I'm not sure if this is new, or something Windows Phone always did, but you can type out commands in Search and have the phone do things, like launch apps, create appointments, etc. I put two images in this post to show an example scenario.


    Anyone else aware of this? I'm not sure how much I'll use it but I'm figuring it may be a nice quick way to do some actions if you're a speed typist and don't feel like talking to your phone.
    anon(7900571) likes this.
    04-21-2014 10:21 PM
  2. anon(7900571)'s Avatar
    yes , you can use cortana by just typing commands , its very useful when you are in a meeting and you are not allowed to speak (while typing , cortana will also not speak while making actions )
    ven07 likes this.
    04-21-2014 11:16 PM
  3. tiwahu's Avatar
    The coolest part is that Cortana understands more complex relative temporal references, such as "three weeks from now." Substitute that for "on Thursday" in the example.

    Of course, Outlook (on the desktop) has had this capability when making appointments and meeting requests for many years. Just type it into the date field. Nice to see more products finally getting that ability.
    04-22-2014 02:48 PM

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