All of us know the importance of time in our lives. This time can be used for different purposes such as for reminding us of an important event, for calculating the duration of an event, for waking us up in the morning, for calculating the efficiency of a person or a thing etc. In other words, we can make use of the time to set alarms, timers, and stopwatches. In this article, we will explain to you the method through which you can set alarms, timers and stopwatches in Windows 10.

Setting Alarms, Timers, and Stopwatches in Windows 10

In order to set the alarms, timers, and stopwatches in Windows 10, you will need to perform the following steps:

Type alarms and clock in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search results to launch the alarms and clock window. The newly opened Alarms and Clock window is shown in the following image:

 alarms and clock

If you want to turn on an existing alarm, then turn on the toggle button corresponding to an already existing alarm as highlighted in the image shown above.

However, if you want to set up a new alarm, then click on the Add New Alarm button as highlighted in the image shown below:

Add a new alarm

Now choose an appropriate alarm time from the given list. In this example, I want to set up an alarm for 6:45 a.m. This alarm is also highlighted in the following image:

Set Alarm Time

Here you can also set the alarm name, alarm repetition intervals, alarm sound, and snooze duration as highlighted in the image shown above.

Once you manage to set up all these attributes, just click on the Save button as highlighted in the image shown below:

Alarm Settings

As soon as you will click on the Save button, you will be able to see your newly created alarm in the alarms list as shown in the following image:

Windows Alarm setup successfully

In order to set a timer, just switch to the Timer tab in the Alarms and Clock window as highlighted in the image shown below:

Set a Timer in Windows 10

As soon as you will switch to the Timer tab, you will see the timers that you have set earlier (if you have set any) as shown in the following image:

Windows 10 Timer

If you want to play the already set timer, then click on the Play button. You can also restart or edit this timer by clicking on the Restart button as highlighted in the image shown above.

However, if you want to set up a new timer, then click on the Add New Timer button as highlighted in the image shown below:

Timer started

Now choose an appropriate time for your timer from the given list. In this example, I will set a timer for two minutes as shown in the following image:

New Timer

Here you can also set a timer name of your choice as highlighted in the image shown above.

Once you manage to set your timer, you can play it by clicking on the Play button as highlighted in the image shown below:

Give the Timer a name

As soon as you will click on the Play button, your timer will start playing as shown in the following image:

Timer started

You can also pause it by clicking on the Pause button as highlighted in the image shown above.

In order to set a stopwatch in Windows 10, you will need to switch to the Stopwatch tab in the Alarms and Clock window as highlighted in the image shown below:

Set a Stopwatch in Windows 10

In order to start the stopwatch, just click on the Play button as highlighted in the following image:

Start the Stopwatch

As soon as you will click on it, your stopwatch will start as shown in the image below:

Stopwatch started

If you want to stop the stopwatch, just click on the Pause button as highlighted in the image shown above.

You can also reset your stopwatch by clicking on the Reset button as highlighted in the following image:

Reset the stopwatch

As soon as you will click on the Reset button, your stopwatch timer will reset as highlighted in the image shown below:

Stopwatch has been reset

Conclusion

By following the method discussed in this article, you can easily set alarms, timers, and stopwatches in Windows 10. This method is quite simple and convenient to use and it helps you a lot in learning about the features of the Alarms and Clock app of Windows 10.

How to Set Alarms, Timers, and Stopwatches in Windows 10

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