Microsoft is using machine learning to scan and detect commitments you made in your emails to other people, information which the Cortana uses to create automatic reminders. Thanks to this feature, you’ll no longer be late to send a report at the end of the day you promised to your boss, or forget to purchase movie tickets for date night. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to get Cortana to help you keep your promises on Windows 10.

How to enable and use Cortana suggested reminders

Cortana suggested reminders should be enabled by default on you Windows 10 device, but you can check the settings are correctly configured by doing the following: Once those settings are configured, using Cortana to get suggested reminders is a straightforward process, simply send emails as you would normally do with your commitment, then Cortana will take care of the rest. Cortana’s Notebook settings For example: Try emailing yourself a commitment like “I will send you the report by Wednesday”. If you specified a deadline in the email, Cortana will be able to pop a notification before the task is due and save it in Action Center. Suggestions without a deadline will appear in Cortana home. You’ll also notice some improvements like the ability to link to the email that the reminder is coming from and notifications ahead of a deadline. Suggested reminders on Cortana is currently available in the United States for Windows 10 users, but Cortana for Android and iOS will get the functionality soon. On this update, Microsoft is supporting and Office 365 accounts, but again the company is working to expand support to other services, such as Gmail. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.