How to Change Date and Time in Windows 11

Time and date are very important for Windows OS. If there is an issue with the time and data in your Windows 11, you will face many issues like you can’t access some websites or can’t use apps like WhatsApp.

In this guide, we will guide you to change your time and date in Windows 11.

How to Change Time and Date in Windows 11 Manually

Step 1: Right-click on the time and date section and choose “Adjust date/time” from the list.

Click on adjust time and date

Step 2: It will open a new window to change all the settings related to time and date. Here you have to check if the Set time automatically option is switched on or not. If it is disabled, then you have to enable it.

It is very important to enable this set date automatic option so that your system will sync time and date with Microsoft servers and set the correct time. If this option is not enabled, your time and date may not update regularly. See if this is working or not. If not working, turn it off again and move to the next step.

If it is turned on and still your date and time are wrong, then disable it.

Step 3: Click on the change button to edit the time and date button.

Step 4: Here, you have to enter the correct time and date. Enter the current time and date here, and then click on the change button to save the settings.

Change time and date and then click on change

Step 5: When you’re done, check the time and date. It should be ok now.

An alternate way to Change Date and Time settings

Step 1: Open the Windows start menu and then click on settings.

Step 2: Search for the date and time in the start menu and then open it.

Search for Time and Date

How to Change Timezone in Windows 11

It is very easy to change the timezone in Windows 11. You have to access the same date and time settings, as we described in method 1.

Step 1: Right-click on the time and date section and choose “Adjust date/time” from the list.

Step 2: Now scroll down and then select “timezone”.

Change timezone

Step 3: Select your preferred timezone and then save the settings.

That’s it. Super easy.

How to Change Time and Date Formatting in Windows 11

If you want to change the time and date format in Windows 11, then follow these steps. There are somany options to show the date and time. So let’s get started.

Step 1: Go to your Desktop and then right-click on the time and date widget in the taskbar. Select the ‘Adjust date/time‘ option from the pop-up menu from the list of options.

Click on adjust time and date

Step 2: Find the region option from the left side window in the date and time settings and click on it.

Change date and time formats

Step 3: It will open a region window. Here you can change your region settings with the format.

Step 4: Click on the country name to set a new region.

Click here to change the region

Step 5: Once selected, click on the region format to change the time and date format on Windows 11.

Change Region format

Step 6: Now click on the “Change date formats“.

Change date formats

Step 7: Here, you can change the time format according to your need.

Change date and time formats

How to Change Date and Time in Windows 11 using the Control Panel

You can still use Windows old control panel settings to change the date and time in Windows 11. Here are the quick steps to do that:

Step 1: Open the control panel and then go to this directory.

Control Panel\All Control Panel Items

Step 2: This will open control panel items. Here find and open date and time settings.

Click on time and date settings

Step 3: Now click on change date and time.

Click on change time and date

Step 4: Here, you have to edit the time and date and click on ok to save settings.

change date time and then save changes

And that’s it! That is everything about how to change the date and time in Windows 11.

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Conclusion

It is very important to use the correct date and time on Windows 11. Sometimes due to the wrong date or time, you will face issues with your Windows. Also you are unable to install Windows updates with wrong date and time.

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Rahul Patel

Rahul is a blogger and a tech geek. By reviewing the latest technology and finding the solution of pesky errors, he feels immense pleasure. Driven by his innate interest in blogging, he adapted blogging as a full-time profession 4 years ago.

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