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How to Add a TP-Link Plug to Microsoft Cortana

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This guide will show you how to link your TP-Link smart plug to Microsoft Cortana. Cortana is a virtual assistant developed by Microsoft that can recognize human speech and allow you to manage or control your smart home devices with your voice only. You can link your device to Cortana using either a phone, tablet or Windows PC.
Before You Begin:
Your smart plug must already be set up
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This guide will show you how to link your TP-Link smart plug to Microsoft Cortana. Cortana is a virtual assistant developed by Microsoft that can recognize human speech and allow you to manage or control your smart home devices with your voice only. You can link your device to Cortana using either a phone, tablet or Windows PC.
Before You Begin:
Your smart plug must already be set up
TP-Link
  1. Launch the Microsoft Cortana app.
    Microsoft Cortana.
  2. Go into the Menu.
    Menu icon highlighted in Cortana app.
  3. And select Notebook.
    Notebook highlighted in Cortana app menu.
  4. Then go to Connected Home.
    Connected Home highlighted in Cortana notebook menu.
  5. And switch on the toggle under Enable Connected Home.
    Enable Connected Home toggle switch highlighted in Cortana app.
  6. Sign in with the Microsoft account you use with Cortana.
    Microsoft Sign In prompt in Cortana app.
  7. Select TP-Link Kasa from the list.
    TP-Link highlighted in device list.
  8. Tap Connect and login with your Kasa account.
    Connect highlighted for selected smart home service in Cortana app.
  9. Now you can give voice commands to Cortana to control your linked device.
  1. Click the Start button in the bottom left corner.
    Windows 10 Start Button.
  2. Start typing anything to bring forth the search feature then click on Notebook.
    Notebook icon highlighted in Cortana menu.
  3. Then go to Connected Home.
    Connected Home option highlighted in Cortana menu.
  4. And toggle on the switch under Enable Connected Home.
    Enable Connected Home feature highlighted in Cortana menu.
  5. Sign in with the Microsoft account you use with Cortana.
    Microsoft Sign In.
  6. Select TP-Link Kasa from the list.
    Smart home service providers listed in Cortana menu.
  7. Click Connect and login with your Kasa account.
    Connect button highlighted for smart home service in Cortana menu.
  8. Now you can give voice commands to Cortana to control your linked device.