Windows 10 has introduced so many interesting features in it and one of them is Cortana. Cortana is the built-in personal assistant that you can use to carry out various tasks in Windows 10. Cortana can do calculations, show you the map, send an email, search for anything you say to her on the internet, etc. But, to invoke Cortana, you have to say “Hey Cortana” each time you need her. What if, there’s a way to call her with a different name such as darling. Jarvis, etc. That’s exactly what I am gonna tell you in this tutorial. In the following tutorial, you will find a very handy guide about how to invoke Cortana with any other name.
Well, there is a lightweight software called My Cortana, that you can use to change the default “Hey Cortana” phrase to invoke Cortana. My Cortana not just lets you define another name to invoke Cortana, but it also allows you to define more than one name to invoke Cortana. The app is pretty handy to use and keeps running in the system background once you run it. Follow the rest of the tutorial to find how doing that.
How to Invoke Cortana with any Other Name?
My Cortana is very easy to use software that you can have on your Windows 10 PC. And the best part is that it doesn’t even require any installation to work.
So, hurry up and get My Cortana from here. After that, run it by double-clicking on its icon and you will see its interface. Click Settings and a small box will open up. Now, click on the plus icon to add the name or phrase that you wanna use to invoke Cortana.
Add the names that you like. And once you have done, click the OK button and minimize the My Cortana. It will minimize to the system tray. Whenever you need it back, just click on its icon from the system tray.
Note: By default, My Cortana will not run at Windows startup. So, if you want it to work even after you restart your PC, then you will have to check the Run at Startup option from the same window that you used to add names to it.
I have been searching for ways for how to invoke Cortana with any other name. Then I came across this tiny tool My Cortana, and it turned my notions into reality. Now, I am able to call Cortana anytime and with any name that I like. It’s working fine for me and if you want to call Cortana with any other name, then you may give it a go.