Date and Time Formats

How to Change (month and year in the date) in Windows 10

Supposing that you want to change the order of day, month and year in the date, or would like to change the format of hour and minute in the time which is displayed on the bottom-right corner in your Windows 10 computer, you can achieve your goal by changing month and year in the date formats. As for how to do that, two practical ways are introduced below.

 

2 methods to change date and time formats in Windows 10:

Method 1: Change them in PC settings.

Step 1: Click the lower-left Start button, type date and time in the Start Menu’s search box, and tap Change the date and time format in the results.

change date and time formats
change date and time formats

Step 2: In the Change date and time formats settings, select the date format and the time format you like.

change date and time formats
change date and time formats

Tips:

1. In date formats, the meaning of the notifications is as follows.

d, dd=day; dddd=day of week; M=month; y=year.

2. In time formats, the meaning of the notifications is as below.

h=hour; m=minute; s=second; tt=AM or PM; h/H=12/24 hours; hh, mm, ss=display leading zero; h, m, s=do not display leading zero.

Method 2: Chang date and time formats in Control Panel.

Step 1: Tap the Start button, enter date and time in the search box, and click Date and Time.

change date and time formats
change date and time formats

Step 2: Select Change date and time in the Date and Time window.

change date and time formats
change date and time formats

Step 3: Tap Change calendar settings to continue.

change date and time formats
change date and time formats

Step 4: In the Customize Format window, choose new date format.

change date and time formats
change date and time formats

Step 5: Click Time, select new time format and tap OK.

change date and time formats
change date and time formats

Tip: You can also close the Customize Format window, and then change date and time formats at one time in the Region window, as shown in the following picture.

change date and time formats
change date and time formats

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