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How to Change Date And Time Format In Windows 11

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Is your Windows 11 PC’s date and time incorrectly set? Though the UI of Windows 11 may have been completely revamped, it is easier to change the date and time in Windows 11. There are various methods to change the date and time in Windows 11. You can use the Settings app, Command Prompt, PowerShell, as well as Control Panel to change the date and time in Windows 11.

How to Change Date And Time Format on Windows 11

In this article, we’ll go over all of the ways to change the date and time in Windows 11.

Change Date And Time In Windows 11 Using The Settings App

The very first way to change the date and time in Windows 11 is by using the Settings app. To do so, follow the steps given below-

  • Press the Windows + I key combo on your keyboard to open the Settings app.

Settings

  • In the Settings app, head to the Time & Language section from the left sidebar.

How To Change Date And Time In Windows 11?

  • Now on the right side click on Date & Time, and then turn on the toggle saying Set time automatically if you want to time to be set automatically.
  • If you want to change the time manually, then click on the Change button. On the next page, you will be asked to set the date and time. Once done, click on Change and you will be good to go.

How To Change Date And Time In Windows 11?

Change Date And Time Using Control Panel

Another way to change the date and time in Windows 11 is by using the Control Panel. To change date and time using Control Panel, follow the steps given below-

  • Open the Start Menu on your PC by pressing the Windows key on your keyboard.

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  • In the Start Menu, search for Control Panel. Click on the Control Panel from the Start Menu to open the Control Panel. 
  • Search for Date and Time in the Control Panel, and click on the relevant search result.

How To Change Date And Time In Windows 11?

  • A new pop-up window will open.

How To Change Date And Time In Windows 11?

  • Here, click on the Change date and time button, and then on the next screen set the date and time.

How To Change Date And Time In Windows 11?

  • To change the format of the date and time, click on Change calendar settings on the same pop-up window.
  • Here, under the Date and time formats, you will be able to change the format of the date and time.

Date And Time Format

  • Once done, click on Apply and then on OK. 

Change Date And Time Using Command Prompt

You can also use the Command Prompt to change the date and time. To do so, follow the steps given below-

  • Press the Windows key to open the Start Menu. In the Start Menu, search for CMD. Right-click on the Command Prompt, and then click on Run as administrator. 

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  • To set the date, type the command date dd/mm/yyyy in the Command Prompt and hit Enter to execute it. Here, replace the dd by the date, mm by the month, and yyyy with the year.

Date CMD

  • To change the date, type the command time HH:MM and execute it. Here replace the HH with the hour and MM with minutes. If you want to set the 24-hour format, then enter hours in 24-hour format only. If you want to set the 12-hour format, then enter the hour in 12-hour format and at the end type AM or PM in the capital.

Time CMD

Change Date And Time Using Windows PowerShell

You can also change the date and time in Windows 11 by using Windows PowerShell. To change date and time using Windows PowerShell, follow the steps given below-

  • Open the Start Menu, and then search for Windows PowerShell. Right-click on the Windows PowerShell from the search result, and then click on Run as administrator. 

Settings

  • In the Windows PowerShell, type the command Set-Date -Date “dd/mm/yyyy HH:MM AM” or Set-Date -Date “dd/mm/yyyy HH:MM PM” and hit Enter to execute it. This is the command to change the date and time (in 12 hours format). AM or PM depends on the morning or evening. If you want to set the date and time (in 24 hours format), then execute the following command in the command prompt Set-Date -Date “dd/mm/yyyy HH:MM”

Date PowerShell

These were all the methods using which you can change the date and time in Windows 11. Following the above steps, you will be able to set the date and time on Windows 11 easily.

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Anurag Jain
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Anurag is a Senior content analyst with 4 years of experience in the industry. Based in India, He is extremely skilled at Windows related to How to Troubleshooting matters. His favorite topics are Windows 11, Android, and How To's.

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