Microsoft has been working on improving the reach of its Digital Assistant Cortana to by adding various services for Windows 10 users. The Digital Assistant now gets a new mail account to its list of connected services.
Users can now connect Gmail to Cortana on Windows 10. Connecting provides access to all aspects of your Gmail account with Microsoft’s Digital Assistant. The connection will allow you to use Cortana for quick access information, support for calendar, mail and contacts.
To Connect, you would need to click on the Windows 10 search bar and navigate to the Cortana Notebook section. Then click on the “Connected Services” and “Add a Service” option. Users will find Gmail listed with other services, select Gmail and click on Connect.
Clicking on Connect will prompt you to a new window to sign into your Gmail account and provide access to permission requests for Cortana to manage your email, Google Drive, Contacts and Calendars.
The Digital Assistant already has several other connected services like Knowmail, LinkedIn, Outlook, Skype and more. Adding Gmail to the list is another step by Microsoft to encourage more and more users to install Microsoft’s latest Operating System Windows 10 and enjoy Cortana on their PCs.