Windows 10 allows you to customize the date and time formats according to your own choice and needs. In this article, we will explain to you some methods through which you can change the date and time formats in Windows 10.

Changing the Date and Time Formats in Windows 10

In order to change the date and time formats in Windows 10, you can make use of any of the following two methods:

Method # 1: Use Settings Application to change Date Format

In this method, we will tell you how you can change the date and time formats by using the Settings application in Windows 10. For doing this, you will need to perform the following steps:

Type settings in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search results to launch the new settings window. The newly opened Settings window is shown in the following image:

Windows Settings

Click on the Time and Language tab as highlighted in the image shown above.

In the Time and Language Settings tab, scroll down to the Formats tab and then click on the link saying, “Change date and time formats” as highlighted in the image shown below:

Time and Language Settings

As soon as you will click on this link, you will be allowed to change the date and time formats by choosing any format of your choice from the respective dropdown lists as highlighted in the following image:

Change Date and Time Format

Method # 2: Using Control Panel to change the date format

In this method, we will tell you how you can change the date and time formats by using the Control Panel in Windows 10. For doing this, you will need to perform the following steps:

Type control panel in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search results to launch the new control panel window. The newly opened Control Panel window is shown in the following image:

control panel

Now click on the Date and Time tab as highlighted in the image shown above.

As soon as you will click on it, the Date and Time window will appear on your screen as shown in the image below:

Date and Time window

Click on the Change Date and Time button as highlighted in the image shown above.

Now click on the link saying, “Change calendar settings” as highlighted in the following image:

Change calendar settings

You can choose any date format from the respective dropdown lists as highlighted in the image shown below:

Choose date format

In order to change the time format, switch to the Time tab as highlighted in the image shown above.

Here, you can choose any time format from the respective dropdown lists as shown in the following image:

Time Formats

Finally, click on the Apply button and then click on the OK button in order to save your settings as highlighted in the image shown above.

Conclusion

In this way, you can easily change the date and time formats in Windows 10 by using any of the two methods discussed in this article. Both these methods are quite simple and convenient to use and it entirely depends upon your own choice that which one you want to use.

How to Change the Date and Time Formats in Windows 10
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