Microsoft formally put the Cortana app for iOS and Android out to pasture on Wednesday, asserting the tip of assist for the cell apps, efficient instantly. Reminders and lists created by Cortana customers will not be accessible via the cell app, however they nonetheless can be utilized on the Home windows 10 Cortana app, Microsoft stated in a Microsoft support page.
Folks used the app, which is synced with Cortana on Windows 10, to set reminders, look up information and keep tabs on their day. However Cortana hadn’t been holding her personal in opposition to Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant.
In 2019, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella stated the corporate would scale back its ambitions for Cortana and optimize the assistant as a helper for Workplace 365 as a substitute of a competitor for Alexa or Siri. Prior to now 12 months, Microsoft eliminated Cortana from Xbox One, Skype and Windows 10 Search.
Lists, reminders and different content material created by means of the iOS or Android app will nonetheless be accessible through Cortana on Windows, the corporate has stated, including that Cortana reminders, lists and duties are robotically synced to the free Microsoft To Do mobile app.