When someone starts their Windows 11 or 10 PC, it takes you up to the Lock Screen and stops. Then, you press a key to raise the lock screen curtain and reveal the logon screen. When you type the correct password or PIN on the logon screen, Windows allows you to access your system.
Apart from protecting your computer, this Lock Screen also displays the date and time. However, it picks the date and time from your PC time zone. Your PC may display a clock in either 12-hour or 24-hour (military) clock format depending on the time zone.
Some people prefer to see time like 20:20, while some want to view time like 8:20 AM. Windows Settings app and Control Panel both allow you to change the clock. You can use either method to change the clock format; the Taskbar time format will also change.
How to Change Windows 11 Lock Screen Clock Format using Settings App?
To change the Lock Screen Clock format through the Settings app, use the following steps:-
Step 1. First, open the Settings app.
To do that, click on the
Step 2. In the Settings window, pick the
Step 3. Then, click on
Step 4. On the right-side pane, under the Region section, click the
Step 5. Next, click on the
Step 6. After that, click on the dropdown list
Step 7. Finally, reboot your PC to see the changes.
The clock will appear on the lock screen depending on your chosen clock format, 24-hour or 12-hour.
How to Change Windows 10 Lock Screen Clock Format from Settings App?
To change Windows 10 Lock Screen clock format through the Settings app, do the following:-
Step 1. Open Settings.
Step 2. Click
Step 3. Under “Time & language,” select the
Step 4. On the right-side,” click the link
Step 5. Next, select
Step 6. On the right side of “Region,” click the link
Step 7. Then, click on the dropdown menu
How to Change Windows 11 or 10 Lock Screen Clock Format through Control Panel?
To change the Lock Screen clock format through Control Panel, do the following:-
Step 1. Open Control Panel.
Step 2. Under “Clock and Region,” select
Step 3. Then, switch to
Step 4. Click
Step 5. Click
Step 6. Reboot your computer.