Mail and Calendar integration with Cortana not working

Cortana was launched in 2014 with a focus on its tight integration with Windows Mail and Calendar applications. This integration was one of the highlighting features of this personal digital assistant. But some users have reported that the integration of Cortana in Mail and Calendar did not work under Windows 10. This may be due to a loose integration between services, to incompatible versions of one or the other. other components, etc. The features affected by this issue are synchronizing calendar appointments, sending emails with Cortana's help, and so on.

The integration of Mail & Calendar with Cortana does not work

If Cortana can not integrate the Mail and Calendar application into Windows 10, here are some suggestions that will help you solve the problem:

  1. Reinstall Cortana.
  2. Reinstall or update the mail and calendar.
  3. Use Windows App Troubleshooter.
  4. Link your Microsoft account.

1) reinstall Cortana

Open Windows PowerShell with Administrator rights and run the following command:

Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)AppXManifest.xml"}

Restart your computer and this will correct the integration between Cortana and Mail and Calendar applications.

2) Reinstall or update the mail and calendar

Open Windows PowerShell with administrator-level rights and run this command:

Get-AppxPackage *windowscommunicationsapps* | Remove-AppxPackage

Restart your computer and this will solve the problem.

Go to Microsoft Store page to get the latest updates from the suite of Windows Mail and Calendar applications.

3) Use Windows Apps Troubleshooting

Open the Windows 10 App Settings and navigate to this path: Update and Security> Troubleshoot issues.

Windows Store Troubleshooting

On the right pane, locate the Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter and run it.

Follow the on-screen instructions to resolve common problems with the application. Once done, start the application and check if the problem exists.

4) Link your Microsoft account

Unlink your Microsoft account from your computer.

To do this, open the Windows 10 Settings application.

Navigate to this path: Accounts> Email and accounts. Under the section of Accounts used by email, calendar and contacts.

Select your email account and select Manage.

A new panel will appear where you have to click Delete the account from this device.

After receiving a confirmation, select Wipe off.

Now connect the same account and this should solve the problem.

I hope this helps you.

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