Sometimes the time and date on your Windows 11 PC can be wrong. This happens for a variety of reasons. Maybe you do a clean install. Install an update – or it may never have been configured correctly to begin with. Whatever the reason, there may be cases where you need to adjust the time and date. Here’s how to do it.
How to Manually Set the Time and Date in Windows 11
To get started, you need to click Beginning and then in Setting. Alternatively, you can open Settings using the keyboard shortcut key Windows + I.
When the Settings menu opens, click Time and Language from the list on the left. Then, on the right, click the option Date and Time.
Now, in the Date and Time section, set the “Set the time automatically” switch to the position. disabled. This will make the “Set date and time manually” button not grayed out. Click the button Change.
After clicking the Change button, the “Change date and time” window will appear. From here, use the menu controls to get the time and date you want to set on your computer and click the Change button.
How to make Windows 11 automatically set the time and date
If you prefer Windows to get the time automatically, it’s easy to turn it back on. Go to Home> Settings> Time and language> Date and time. Then turn the “Set time automatically” switch back on. Note that you can also set the time zone for your region here.
Lastly, be sure to scroll down to the “Additional Settings” section. Below it, click the button Sync now for Windows 11 to sync its time and date to match Microsoft’s Network Time Protocol (NTP) servers. Close the Settings section and you should be good to go.
It’s also worth mentioning that a quicker way to get to the time settings is to right-click the clock in the systray and click Set date and time in the pop-up window.