Set alarm, clock, timer, stopwatch in Windows 10

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Mel Khamlichi
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Hi, how are you? Technology is advancing at a rapid pace. In fact, more and more people are using it for their daily tasks. For example, to organize daily tasks an elementary function is the alarm. Similarly, timers, stopwatches and so on. For these types of functions, most users rely on mobile devices. However, perhaps you didn’t know that Windows 10 provides this functionality. So in this post, we will see how to set alarm, clock, timer, stopwatch in Windows 10

How to use and configure the alarm in Windows 10

In the first place, press the Win+Q combination to open the search bar. Once there, type Clock to open the clock and alarm controller.

Enter alarm and clock
Enter alarm and clock

A box with the default alarm will immediately be displayed. Or one that you’ve done before. Additionally, there is a plus sign in the lower right corner of the window. Press there, to add a new alarm.

Add a new alarm
Add a new alarm

First set the time of the alarm. You can also save several alarms. It is also possible to assign a repeat.

Set the time of the alarm.
Set the time of the alarm.

Then set the name of the alarm. This function is very interesting to establish different alarms according to your needs.

Set the name of the alarm
Set the name of the alarm

You can then choose the sound of the alarm. Think carefully about the sound to choose since it is the first thing you will hear when you wake up.

Choose the sound of the alarm
Choose the sound of the alarm

The other option to configure is the snooze time of the alarm. By default it comes in 10 minutes. However, you can customize it to your liking.

Set the Snooze time.
Set the Snooze time.

When all the preparations are done, press the save sign in the lower right corner of the window.

Save the configuration
Save the configuration

How to activate the international clock

You probably have some family or friends in another country. In those cases, you might want to know what time it is. Well, from the same clock configuration, it is possible to add an international clock. With this intention, click on the International Clock tab. Then press the plus sign and add the location you want to add.

Add an international clock
Add an international clock

Once the location is added, you can see the new city. In addition, the comparison between the different time zones is shown.

Compare the time difference between the time zones.
Compare the time difference between the time zones.

How to set a timer in Windows 10.

It is also possible to program a timer with a countdown. With this in mind, just click on the Timer tab. You will then see the default time. To change it, just press the + sign to set the timer.

Get on the timer.
Get on the timer.

Then set the new time range for the timer.

Sets the time for the timer
Sets the time for the timer

Next, you’ll see the two timers set.

New timer running.
New timer running.

How to set the stopwatch in Windows 10

This function is also present in Windows 10. Just click on the Timer tab. The stopwatch will be displayed immediately. By pressing the Play button, the stopwatch will start running.

Start the timer.
Start the timer.

If you expand the stopwatch, it is possible to set laps or restart it.

Expanded stopwatch
Expanded stopwatch

Conclusion

Ultimately we have seen how to set alarm, clock, timer, stopwatch in Windows 10. Despite being a function mostly used in mobile devices, it is an interesting option. Since users who spend a lot of time on the computer, they can better organize their time. All right, that’s it for now. Before saying goodbye I invite you to see our post about uninstalling programs via CMD. Bye!

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