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Cortana does not work outside US and China

  1. vickywaran
    Gingerbread Dec 30, 2015

    vickywaran , Dec 30, 2015 :
    I see many have questions about Cortana working outside US and China? - No

    Official blogpost from microsoft states as below:

    "......And will be available in the U.S. on One Plus One powered by Cyanogen OS with the 12.1.1 over-the-air update later in Dec......."

    https://blogs.windows.com/windowsex...eed-her-no-matter-what-smartphone-you-choose/

    One solutions is download the cortana apk from www.apkmirror.com.
    Dont forget to turn off location services while using cortana or else she turn off for other countries.
     

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  2. EpicSwirly
    Lollipop Dec 30, 2015


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  3. dsmonteiro
    Community Consultant Staff Member Dec 30, 2015

    dsmonteiro , Dec 30, 2015 :
    Try living in Portugal instead of Canada, then. ;)
    Since Cortana is based on voice commands, it makes sense that they only rollout to the US first. Siri and Google Now also started small. They have to make sure the voice assistant actually understands you. :p
     

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  4. Max.Mar
    Jelly Bean Dec 30, 2015

    Max.Mar , Dec 30, 2015 :
    Obviously it'll take time to integrate the dialect from other regions also for Cortana to understand.
     

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  5. thudrumble
    Ice Cream Sandwich Dec 30, 2015

    thudrumble , Dec 30, 2015 :
    What about the UK, what language do they speak? Oh wait, the US americans speak their language :D
     

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  6. dsmonteiro
    Community Consultant Staff Member Dec 30, 2015

    dsmonteiro , Dec 30, 2015 :
    There's this thing called accents...? English accents vary wildly between the several countries that speak the language.
     

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  7. thenicologix
    Gingerbread Dec 30, 2015

    thenicologix , Dec 30, 2015 :
    I'm just using the Cortana app which is pre-installed now but it's works perfectly even though I live in Germany.
     

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  8. pa5t1s
    User of the Year 2014 Dec 30, 2015

    pa5t1s , Dec 30, 2015 :
    Pretty much like Chinese: you have 'English' and 'English Simplified' :p
     

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  9. theapu
    Jelly Bean Dec 30, 2015

    theapu , Dec 30, 2015 :
    Why China? China will ban cortana soon and make some chinglish alternative to cortana.
     

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  10. Alxhn
    Gingerbread Dec 31, 2015

    Alxhn , Dec 31, 2015 :
    When you say working perfectly... does it actually follows commands, I cant even get it to call someone for me
     

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