How to Change Cortana’s Voice and Language in Windows 10

Cortana is Windows 10's voice assistant that greatly helps you make your experience with Windows 10 extremely wonderful. It not only guides you through the use of various Windows 10 features but also allows you to customize it according to your own choice. In this article, we will explain the method you can use to change Cortana's voice and language in Windows 10.

Changing Cortana’s Voice and Language in Windows 10

In order to change Cortana’s voice and language in Windows 10, you will need to perform the following steps:

Type settings in the search section of your taskbar and then click on the search results to launch the new settings window. The newly opened Settings window is shown in the following image:

Windows Settings

Click on the Time and Language tab as highlighted in the image shown above.

Under the Time and Language Settings window, click on the Region and Language tab as highlighted in the image shown below:

Region and Language

Now select an appropriate region from the dropdown list corresponding to the field saying, “Country or Region” as highlighted in the following image:

Country or Region

Then click on Add a Language button as highlighted in the image shown above.

As soon as you will click on this button, you will be displayed with a list of all the languages that you can install as shown in the image below:

Choose language to install

Now you can install any language by clicking on its name.

Once your desired language is installed, click on it and then click on the Options button as highlighted in the following image:

Language options

You can use the standard QWERTY keyboard. Or you can download a new keyboard for your language by clicking on Add a Keyboard button as highlighted in the image shown below:

Add a Keyboard

Now click on the Settings link as highlighted in the image shown above.

Set your newly installed language as your Speech-Language. Enable the checkbox corresponding to the field saying, “Recognize non-native accents for this language” as highlighted in the following image:

Recognize non-native accents for this language

Moreover, you can also set your desired voice. The voice speed can be adjusted as well.

Finally, restart your computer system in order for the changes to take effect.

Conclusion

By following the steps discussed in this article, you can easily change Cortana’s voice. You can also change the language according to your own choice. In this way, you can interact with Cortana more comfortably. There is also a guide available to change the Windows 10 system language and instructions to disable Cortana.

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