Microsoft nowadays announced
that a limited number of iPhone house owners in the USA and China can now signal up to check-force the primary public beta of its private virtual assistant, referred to as Cortana. “Over the approaching months, we’ll proceed to ship common updates to the app to make bigger the options and capability,” notes the Windows maker.
“In the spirit of the Windows Insider Program, we’re taking a look for a limited number of folks to get their arms on an early model of the app,” Microsoft explains. “It’s necessary to remember that that is the primary public unencumber of the Cortana for iOS beta. And that for now, Cortana for iOS is most effective to be had within the G.O. and China.”
To get your arms on Cortana early, you wish to have to solution Microsoft’s short survey
, which asks which iPhone you’re the use of, which iOS model it's operating, and questions like “How regularly do you employ Cortana in your Windows 10 PC?” There are handiest six questions, so it will have to best take a minute.According to The Verge
, Cortana for iOS appears “identical to the Windows 10 Mobile and Android equivalents, and works in an overly identical approach.”
“Some Cortana options require get right of entry to to the gadget that aren’t lately imaginable with iOS or Android, so such things as toggling settings or starting apps gained’t to begin with be to be had within the Cortana partners for the ones systems,” Microsoft stated this summer time.