In this Windows 10 tutorial, you will read about a trick that let you use Windows 10 Cortana app as Calculator. So don’t miss to check this trick.
Windows 10 is a home for a new application and one out of them is Cortana, well known virtual assistance application for desktop and mobile. It also comes with default calculator application using which you can make both types of scientific and normal calculations.
If you’re a great fan of Cortana app and want to take most out of it, then you can also use Windows 10 Cortana app as Calculator. The Cortana application is integrated with Start menu and you don’t need to launch default calculator app for entering the input.
Use Windows 10 Cortana App as Calculator
The trick was shared by Techniqued and is very easy to follow. To use Windows 10 Cortana app as calculator, you need to click on Cortana icon lying on the taskbar. When search window is open, start typing your required calculation.
The good thing about this Cortana trick is that you can do all type of basic calculations which include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
You will quickly get a result for basic calculations using this method. For example, if you want to know sum of any numbers, just type this 111+435 in the search bar and you will see the result instantly.
You can also do scientific calculations using Windows 10 Cortana application. For example, if you want to know how much is Cos 30 + Sin 30. Just type in the search bar and it will instantly show you the result.
Find out Conversions
You can also use Cortana app to find out a conversion. For example, if you want to know how much 1 mile in a kilometer. For that, you need to type “1 mile in km” and it will show you the results instantly.
The results are shown very quickly and don’t need to press enter or type = to get the result.
You might be wondering how this actually works without even opening the default calculator application. The Cortana application connects to the internet and uses the Bing search to get the result for you.
Requirement to Use Windows 10 Cortana App as Calculator
- You must have active internal connection
- Web Search should be enabled in Cortana app
This is one of the useful feature of Windows 10 worth trying. Why don’t you try and share with us, what new you find using Windows 10 Cortana app as calculator.