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How to Change Date and Time Formats in Windows 10

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If you travel, there may be times you would like to change how the date and time formats are displayed in Windows based on your current location and/or language.

This tutorial will show you how to change the date and time formats displayed for your account in Windows 10.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Change Date and Time Formats in Settings
  • Option Two: To Change Date and Time Formats in Control Panel





Change Date and Time Formats in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Change Date and Time Formats in Windows 10
To Change Date and Time Formats in Settings

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Date & time icon.

2. Click/tap on Date & time on the left side, and click/tap on the Change date and time formats link under Formats on the right side. (see screenshot below)

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3. Select the date and time formats you want. (see screenshot below)

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4. When finished, you can close Settings if you like.





Change Date and Time Formats in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Change Date and Time Formats in Windows 10
To Change Date and Time Formats in Control Panel

1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the Region icon.

2. Select the language you wish to use the date and time format for. (see screenshot below)
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While it is recommended to leave this set to Match Windows display language, it can be handy to select another date and time format for a language without changing your display language.


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3. Select the date and time formats you want. (see screenshot below)

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4. Click/tap on the Additional settings button. (see screenshot below)

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5. Click/tap on the Time tab, and select or enter any custom time formats you want to use. (see screenshot below)

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6. Click/tap on the Date tab, select or enter any custom date formats you want to use, and click/tap on OK to apply. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn