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How to Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour or 24 hour Format in Windows 10

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The clock on your taskbar in Windows 10 displays the system time and date. By default, the time is in a 12 hour format.

This tutorial will show you how to change the taskbar clock to a 12 hour or 24 hour (aka: military time) time format for your account in Windows 10.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour Time Format
  • Option Two: To Change Taskbar Clock to 24 hour Time Format


EXAMPLE: 12 hour and 24 hour clock format
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Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour or 24 hour Format in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour or 24 hour Format in Windows 10
To Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour Time Format

1. Change the time format for short time to h:mm tt. (see screenshots below)

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Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour or 24 hour Format in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour or 24 hour Format in Windows 10
To Change Taskbar Clock to 24 hour Time Format

1. Change the time format for short time to HH:mm. (see screenshots below)

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That's it,
Shawn