Turn on Cortana Message Scanning on Microsoft Lumia 535

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we're going to show you how to turn on and off Cortana's ability to detect information in your messages when using a Microsoft Lumia 535.

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the power button located on the right-hand side of the screen.
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    Once the phone is activated, we need to swipe the lock screen up to unlock the phone.
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    Here we have reached the home screen.
    We want to use Cortana and to do that we need to press the "Cortana" tile shown in the bottom center of the screen.
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    Or we are just going to press the search button located at the bottom right-hand side of the screen.
    It is a small magnifying glass which we can use wherever we are, in the phone. Whatever we're doing, we can always press this and go straight to Cortana.
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    Press the magnifying glass and wait until Cortana has been activated.
    What we are going to do is turn on Cortana's ability to detect information in our messages. It is important to remember that Cortana only comes activated on phones inside of the United States of America. If your phone is from outside the United States of America, Cortana will be on your phone, but it will not be activated. To learn how to do this, you can watch a video on VisiHow.
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    We want to allow Cortana to scan the messages, so to do that we're going to press the settings button on the top right of the screen represented by the three horizontal lines.
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    Next, click "settings."
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    In settings, we have the option "Detect tracking info such as flight in messages on my phone." We can select, or deselect, by pressing the check box.
    This gives us a little bit more privacy and freedom in a sense that the phone will not detect info such as flights in messages on your phone. It won't give you tracking info, it will just let you use it by yourself. This can be good or bad. If you want updates about it or you want your phone to know this so that you can include information in calendars and other things, then you're going to want to select it to make your phone more efficient. This is a choice you will have to make for yourself.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to turn on and off Cortana's ability to detect information in our messages when using a Microsoft Lumia 535.
    If you have any questions or suggestions about this video, then please leave them in the comments section below. You've been watching VisiHow, goodbye.
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