Cortana speaks in Female, English (US) by default.

I wanted Cortana to speak in Male, English (India). Every time I change the voice settings of Cortana it says "Sorry, i don't understand you" or "Sorry, i can't speak that language."

Some details of my phone -

Model: Nokia Lumia 1020 Latest OS version

  • I really don't think that you CAN change the gender of Cortana. Dec 31 '16 at 6:58

I have done this in my lumia 1320 mobile.

Required: You should have the latest windows 10 version 10.0.10586.494 installed in your mobile.

Go to Settings --> Time and language --> Speech

In that change the Text-to-speech as you needed.

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It is not possible to change the voice selection of Cortana in Windows Phone 8.1 Update (or Update 2).

Cortana does support English (India) assuming you have the correct region settings on your phone.

  • 2
    I do not think that it's likely that you will be able to change the gender of Cortana in Windows 10.
    – Thomas
    Jul 8 '15 at 18:19
  • @Thomas I'll update the answer :) Jul 9 '15 at 12:49

Currently for Windows 8.1 Denim Update, Cortana does not support English(India) language.

However if you want to use Cortana, you can change your language to English(UK) and it will work.

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