Voice Activated Dialing - Nokia Lumia Icon

Note To use voice activated dialing, set up and launch Cortana.

  1. From the Start screen, swipe left to display the apps list then select Cortana.
    Note Alternatively, from the Start screen, press the Search key (next to the Windows logo) to launch Cortana.
    Search key
  2. If presented, review the "Privacy Statement" then tap Accept to continue.
    Note The Privacy Statement screen is presented the first time voice activated dialing is used.
  3. Tap the Microphone icon Microphone icon (located in the bottom-right) and say one of the following example commands:
    • "Call <Name or #>" (e.g. Call Mike Smith, Call 9995552011)
    • "Find <Search term>" (e.g. Find Verizon Wireless)
    • "Open <Application name>" (e.g. Open Internet Explorer)
    • "Text <Name or #>" (e.g. Text Mike Smith, Text 9995552011)
    • "Note <Task>" (e.g. Note send birthday card)
  4. If prompted for location, say the appropriate location (e.g. Mobile, Home).