Windows 10 users can use Cortana to remind them regarding some tasks they need to complete when they are in a specific location or web link. Users can also add reminders that are based on a contact. If they want to get reminded bout something at a specific time, then they can create time-based Cortana reminders.
Here’s how you can do that:
Creating Location-Based Reminders with Cortana
- Launch Cortana
- Press the menu icon located at the upper left corner.
- Press the Reminder option.
- Now, hit the plus icon to add a new reminder.
- Key in the information for the reminder.
- Now, navigate to Place.
- Choose the location from the pull-down menu.
- Select the Done option.
- Hit Remind to set the reminder.
Creating Time-Based Reminders With Cortana
- Launch Cortana.
- Open the menu by clicking on the burger icon located at the upper left.
- Select Notebook.
- Click on Reminders.
- Hit the Add New Reminder option located at the lower right side.
- Add the details.
- Go to Time.
- Choose from the options: 30 Minutes, 1 hour, and Tomorrow.
- Alternatively, select Another Time.
- Enter the custom time.
- Make all the necessary changes.
- Click on the Remind button to execute the task.
Creating Person-Based Reminders With Cortana
- Launch Cortana.
- Navigate to the Menu option situated at the upper left corner.
- Now, select the Reminders option by going to the Notebook tab.
- Press the plus icon.
- Insert the information for the reminder.
- Select the Person option.
- Choose a contact from the list.
- Now, hit the Remind button to add the reminder.
Creating Link-Based Reminders With Cortana
- Launch Microsoft Edge.
- Go to the website you wish to use for creating the reminder.
- Hit the Share icon from the toolbar.
- Now, from the right Share pane, select the option called Cortana Reminders.
- Now, the reminder based on the webpage will be added.
- Add what you want to be reminded about.
- Hit the Save button.
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