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How to change date and time in Windows 10?

Computers are intertwined with not only our work lives but have increasingly become the primary mode of consuming media for many too. Corporates, conglomerates, even average users depend on their computer clocks to keep an eye on the schedule.

Windows 10 offers numerous ways to change the date and time in its Time and Language option in the Settings application. It is adept at determining your timezone in addition to the actual time.

Time and date can be inserted manually too. The OS comes with a feature to synchronise your system’s time with Microsoft’s servers.

Here we guide you through three methods that will allow you to change the date and time of your Windows 10 device.

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How to let Windows set date and time automatically?

Step 1: Open Settings from the Start menu.

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Step 2: Select Time & Language from the available options.

How to change date and time in Windows 10? | Candid.Technology

Step 3: For Windows to automatically determine your time, click on the toggle button below Set time automatically.

How to change date and time in Windows 10? | Candid.Technology

Step 4: Now click on the toggle button below Set time zone automatically option similarly for Windows to ascertain your time zone.

How to change date and time in Windows 10? | Candid.Technology

Fixing Windows to robotically change date and time can give a faulty output every so often. Users can also input the desired time manually if the steps above yield unsatisfactory results.

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How to change date and time in Windows 10 manually?

To change the date and time on your Windows PC manually, follow Steps 1 and 2 from the guide above and then follow the steps below.

Step 1: Proceed to disable the Set time automatically by clicking on the toggle button below the option.

How to change date and time in Windows 10? | Candid.Technology

Step 2: Similarly, click on the toggle button below Set time zone automatically option.

How to change date and time in Windows 10? | Candid.Technology

Step 3: Under Set the date and time manually, click on Change.

How to change date and time in Windows 10? | Candid.Technology

Step 4: After entering your desired date and time click on the Change button.

How to change date and time in Windows 10? | Candid.Technology

Overall correctness of the set date and time depends totally on the user. If you’re unsure about the manually entered information, you can alternatively synchronise your computer’s time with Windows servers.

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How to synchronise your PCs time with Windows servers?

Step 1: On the same Date & time settings page, click on Sync now under Synchronise your clock.

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The tick beside a faded Sync now option indicates a successful synchronisation.

Using any one of the methods above will help you change the date and time in Windows.

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