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

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

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

    How to Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour or 24 hour Format in Windows 10
    Published by Category: Customization
    01 Jul 2020
    Designer Media Ltd


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


    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
    Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour or 24 hour Format in Windows 10-12-hour_clock.png
    Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour or 24 hour Format in Windows 10-24-hour_clock.png





    OPTION ONE

    To Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour Time Format


    1 Change the time format for Short time to 9:40 AM or h:mm tt (with AM/PM) OR 9:40 or H:mm (without AM/PM) for what you want. (see screenshots below)

    Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour or 24 hour Format in Windows 10-12-hour_clock_settings.png Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour or 24 hour Format in Windows 10-12-hour_clock_cp.png





    OPTION TWO

    To Change Taskbar Clock to 24 hour Time Format


    1 Change the time format for Short time to 09:40 AM or hh:mm tt (with AM/PM) OR 09:40 or HH:mm (without AM/PM) for what you want. (see screenshots below)

    Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour or 24 hour Format in Windows 10-24-hour_clock_settings.png Change Taskbar Clock to 12 hour or 24 hour Format in Windows 10-24-hour_clock_cp.png


    That's it,
    Shawn



  1. Bree's Avatar
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       #1

    Screenshots need updating, these settings look a little different from 1809 on...
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    Bree said:
    Screenshots need updating, these settings look a little different from 1809 on...

    Thank you Bree for letting me know. Now updated.
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  3. elbmek's Avatar
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    I'm lernin!! somehow the clock changed auto to 12 hours. Thanks to search and this thread I have put it back as how I have always had it
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  5. Berton's Avatar
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    elbmek said:
    I'm lernin!! somehow the clock changed auto to 12 hours. Thanks to search and this thread I have put it back as how I have always had it
    It happens, I like to have local time plus GMT/UTC both when hovering the mouse over the clock and have to reset.
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