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Microsoft's Cortana app for Android refreshed with a major update

Microsoft's Cortana app for Android refreshed with a major update

Tech giant Microsoft has recently made an update to Android version of its artificial intelligence assistant Cortana available on the Google Play Store in few countries. If a report by Android Headlines is to be believed the company has redesigned the Settings screen and added some new features in the update.

Microsoft has referred the update as "a major evolution" of the digital assistant. The updated version of the virtual assistant is predictable to be more adaptable and available.

The all new updated Settings feature relieve navigation, provides 'hands on' control for reminders by permitting simple access to change content, date, time or delete the reminder. Also, reminders can also be pinned on the top right corner of the user interface of a device.The new update also bring hands-free calling and texting abilities to devices.

The recent update lets users to set Cortana as their default digital assistant on the like-minded Android devices. Microsoft also assures to take 'a wide range of new functionalities in the future' on mobile versions of the virtual assistance.

Microsoft also recently released a new 'Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16251' update. The update allows Android users to test the new Phone-to-PC linking application. The recent new update will aid users in giving out a link openly on their PC from their smartphone. But, the support has been not extended to iPhone users yet.

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