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Please don't remove the 'Xbox On' and 'Xbox Turn Off' commands

In the new Cortana update, 'Xbox On' has become 'hey Cortana, turn on my Xbox'. And 'Xbox Turn Off' has become 'hey Cortana, turn off my Xbox'. It's just cumbersome and less reliable, please let us use the original commands for convenience sake!

Maybe even give us the choice as to wether we want to refer to our Xbox as 'Xbox' or 'Cortana' to avoid accidentally triggering the voice assistant on our PCs or windows phones that also have her!

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  • FUSION NINJA 2 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    To fix this issue, over on Xbox: 1 'go to 'All settings': 2 go down to System. Under 'System' look for 'language and location' Number 3 click on Language and location, when that is open, change the second option that said region language spoke change that to the United States. Look for the option until you fix the regions when you find that option look for United sates and make sure it is confirmed and restart your Xbox one and you're all set. I hope this was useful! :) If followed the way I explain Cortana will never miss understand you ever again. An I'm also in Canada myself haha :D

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  • HazelSpring2052 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I have went back to using my old xbox one vs xbox one s because I HATE Cortona!!!!! That chit never works!!!! Now the reg xbox commands work perfectly. The first xbox was a perfect design

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  • JAD88 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Cortana is a terrible name. "Hey, Cortana" isn't nearly as easy to say as "Xbox." 5 syllables versus 2. I'd like to use all the improvements Cortana brings to voice commands without having to say Cortana.

  • GroundHawkX commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I can't stand the cortana UI. It's time consuming and does not understand perfect English. It needs to be removed and replaced with the fast and simple "XBOX" command feature.

  • Davevinci commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Or...let us name our Xbox One consoles, like maybe I want to call it Bob, or Jeeves or Batman. Oh, or Alfred.

  • RedjohnAndsan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    You can set this up in the settings.

    Did it myself last week. I feel your pain, but it is there already.

  • AzzBow81 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    the "hey cortana" magic word is very long winded. I think simply using the old commands should still work but have cortina available for complex commands.

  • SparkyGnome commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I find that using Hey Cortana as the start of the phrase makes the Xbox much more responsive when listening to you. yes it is slightly longer but it is a small price to pay for more responsive, more accurate and more reliable listening

  • Z Webb6123 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We want Xbox phrase commands back, easy to navigate and was very helpful. Cortana is impossible to do the simplest commands with, the only thing that works is volume up or down and even still that might not bummed. My wife and kids had no problem with Xbox conmands. Down with Cortana!

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