Cortana and Gmail RRS feed

  • Question

  • Loving 8.1 and Cortana with my google contacts and messaging, but can't get her to work w gmail.  I read that I just need to authorize her to use my google accounts, but I thought I did that.  Anyone able to walk me through this, so I can tell her to send an email w gmail to one of my contacts and she will do it (just like she calls and texts)?  Thanks!
    • Moved by Mike Kinsman Monday, August 4, 2014 5:03 PM off topic
    Sunday, August 3, 2014 4:59 PM


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  • Hi Jeremy,

    I'd suggest asking this question over in the Windows Phone forums here:


    This forum is meant for feedback on the TechNet website/subscriptions, not product support.

    Good luck.

    Side note - I'm glad to hear that you're enjoying Cortana. I'm still waiting for 8.1 to hit my phone and I'm starting to get impatient... =]

    Don't retire TechNet! - (Don't give up yet - 12,950+ strong and growing)

    • Proposed as answer by Just Karl Monday, August 4, 2014 9:40 PM
    • Marked as answer by Just Karl Friday, September 19, 2014 9:00 PM
    Sunday, August 3, 2014 5:13 PM
  • Great, thanks so much.  This is my first post--still figuring it out.   And, you will love Cortana.  We have Siri, Google Now and Cortana in my house, and Cortana is by far the best.
    Sunday, August 3, 2014 5:15 PM
  • Cheers, you're very welcome. Our forums here are laid out in a fairly confusing way, but the Answers site is much friendlier.

    Hopefully I'll end up with 8.1 soon enough. I'm honestly really looking forward to the swype style keyboard the most, but Cortana should be fun to play with for a while (Now's capabilities creep me out, so I avoid it).

    Don't retire TechNet! - (Don't give up yet - 12,950+ strong and growing)

    Sunday, August 3, 2014 5:21 PM
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    Thanks, Mike

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    Monday, August 4, 2014 5:03 PM