This post shows students and new users the steps to disable or enable Cortana when using Windows 11. Cortana is an Ai-powered personal productivity assistant that uses the Bing search engine to perform tasks such as setting reminders, answering questions, managing calendars. and productivity tasks.
Some people find Cortana very helpful, others not so much. If you are undecided and want to disable Cortana in Windows 11, continue below. If Cortana is disabled and you want to re-enable it, continue below as well. We show you how to disable or enable it.
Cortana is pre-installed in Windows 11, but you cannot use it in your current configuration. Why keep an application if you are not going to use it? Well, you can stop it and remove it from Windows.
The new Windows 11 comes with many new features and a new user desktop, including a centered start menu and taskbar, rounded corner windows, themes and colors that will make any computer look and feel modern.
If you’re excited about Windows 11, keep reading our posts about it.
To start disabling Cortana in Windows 11, follow the steps below.
How to turn off Cortana in Windows 11
As mentioned above, Cortana is already installed in Windows 11 but cannot be used with its current settings. You can remove it from Windows so you don’t have to deal with it.
Windows 11 has a centralized location for most of its setup applications. From system settings to creating new users and updating Windows, everything can be done from the System settings crystal.
To access the System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click Start ==> Settings as shown in the following picture: