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Clock, Language, and Region

Tutorials, and articles about changing your date, and time settings. How to personalize the language used by your apps and operating systems. How to set your region-related settings.

How to change the language on Android (including Samsung)

How to change the language on Android (including Samsung)

Switching languages on Android is easy! Just a few taps, and you can use your Android phone or tablet in any language you fancy. In this guide, I’ll walk you through changing your Android device’s language from English to Spanish as well as from Spanish to English. But don’t worry if you have a different language in mind (like Chinese, Japanese, German, Arabic, or Hindi),
How to change the language on an iPhone

How to change the language on an iPhone

Knowing how to change the language on your iPhone comes in handy if you’re bilingual or if the interface of the iOS device you bought is not in your native tongue. In a couple of minutes and with just a few taps, you can change the iPhone language to one of the other 40+ options available. This guide illustrates changing the language on your iPhone
How to change the keyboard language on iPhone

How to change the keyboard language on iPhone

Sometimes, you need to know how to change the keyboard on an iPhone to one you’re comfortable with. Maybe you want a different iPhone keyboard layout, or you’re wondering how to add a language to the keyboard on iPhone to communicate with friends from abroad in their native tongue. No matter what you need, you’re in the right place. This guide illustrates how to add
How to use Apple Maps offline on an iPhone

How to use Apple Maps offline on an iPhone

If you know you’re going to travel in an area where mobile internet is unreliable or where data usage is costly, you may want to download offline maps in Apple Maps on your iPhone. Offline maps let you view the map and get directions without being connected to the internet. Sounds interesting? In this guide, I will show just how easy it is to download
How to change the Microsoft Store region in Windows

How to change the Microsoft Store region in Windows

The region or country setting in Windows can have an effect on the apps and games you get access to in the Microsoft Store. If you set the wrong region, you may not be able to find or use certain apps or content that are relevant to your location. Moreover, to download apps and games from the Microsoft Store that aren’t available in your current
How to change the language on Windows’ lock screen

How to change the language on Windows’ lock screen

Did you install an English version of Windows on your computer, only to change the default display language to another language afterward? Like maybe Spanish, French, German, or any other language you prefer using? If you did that, you probably found out the hard way that although the display language is the one you want, the language your computer uses on the sign-in/lock screen is
How to use your iPhone in StandBy (nightstand mode)

How to use your iPhone in StandBy (nightstand mode)

With iOS 17, Apple introduced a new feature for iPhones called StandBy. It’s something you may not have heard of before, but you may have stumbled across it while using your iPhone or while checking out what’s new in the Settings app. StandBy is quite a feature, one of the best things in Apple’s latest mobile operating system, at least in my opinion. It gives
How to show the seconds on your Windows 11 clock

How to show the seconds on your Windows 11 clock

Some people want their Windows 11 clock to show the seconds, not just the hours and minutes, as it does by default. This wasn’t possible in the initial version of Windows 11, but Microsoft added this feature in an update that came out in July 2023. Yes, you can now add the seconds to the taskbar clock. If you want to see the time in
How to change the keyboard language shortcut in Windows 11

How to change the keyboard language shortcut in Windows 11

If you’re a multilingual person and need to chat or write in several languages on your Windows 11 computer, you might want to know how to change the language keyboard shortcut. While you can always use the language button in the system tray to switch to another keyboard layout, using a keyboard language shortcut is always faster. If speed is what you’re looking for, read
How to change the keyboard language on Windows 11

How to change the keyboard language on Windows 11

Did you know that around 43% of people are bilingual, with a further 17% being multilingual? That’s not surprising considering how intertwined the world is and how many people change the country they live in. In such a multilingual space, typing in multiple languages and changing the keyboard language on Windows 11 is important. Furthermore, you may want to use a comfortable keyboard layout to
5 things you can do with the Windows Clock app

5 things you can do with the Windows Clock app

Introduced with Windows 11, the Clock app is now also included in Windows 10, replacing the old Alarms & Clock. However, despite its simple name, the Windows Clock app brings several improvements and the Focus sessions to help you concentrate on your daily tasks and increase productivity. This guide illustrates five things you can do with the Clock app for Windows 10 and Windows 11:
How to use the Windows Stopwatch

How to use the Windows Stopwatch

There is no standalone Windows stopwatch app, but the Stopwatch built into the Clock app is very easy to use. Designed with sporting events in mind, the Windows Stopwatch lets you time anything accurately, helping you record laps and splits as well. Read this guide to find out everything about using the Stopwatch in Windows 10 and Windows 11: NOTE: Since the Clock app
How to use alarms in Windows 10 and Windows 11

How to use alarms in Windows 10 and Windows 11

Knowing how to use alarms in Windows 10 or Windows 11 can come in handy. Whether you want a backup alarm to ensure you make that super-important early morning meeting, or need help organizing your daily schedule, the built-in alarm clock in Windows 10 or Windows 11 can boost your productivity. You should use alarms if you spend a lot of time on your computer,
How to use the Windows Timer

How to use the Windows Timer

While there isn’t an official stand-alone timer app for Windows, you can use the Timer in the Clock app to keep track of time. If you forgot something in the oven because you were all caught up in a video game, or you spaced out watching cat videos again, even though you promised yourself to go to bed in 10 minutes, the Windows Timer can
Check times in different countries with the Windows Clock app

Check times in different countries with the Windows Clock app

Whether it’s friends, family, or even coworkers, many of us keep in touch with people who live in completely different time zones. As such, there are times when you find yourself wondering about the time in another country before reaching out. Luckily, the Clock app, present in both Windows 10 and Windows 11, comes with a World clock tab, where you can check the time
How do I add a clock to my Start Menu in Windows 10 and Windows 11?

How do I add a clock to my Start Menu in Windows 10 and Windows 11?

The Windows Clock app has a feature called World clock, that lets you check at a glance the time for different cities around the world. But if you need the time for certain locations fairly often, it can get annoying to open the app every time. Luckily, the same app offers a solution: you can conveniently pin the time for any city that interests you
How to add clocks to the taskbar in Windows 10 and Windows 11

How to add clocks to the taskbar in Windows 10 and Windows 11

If you need to keep in touch with people from different time zones, you can add two additional clocks to the Windows taskbar to quickly check the time in their part of the world. Having multiple clocks available also comes in handy if you are traveling, as it allows you to schedule calls, meetings, and tasks without having to remember or search for the corresponding
How to share location on iPhone: All you need to know

How to share location on iPhone: All you need to know

Knowing how to share location on an iPhone can come in handy in many situations. Maybe you’re having car trouble and need a friend to come and pick you up. Perhaps you’re late meeting someone and want to show them where you are without texting while driving. Or maybe your goal is to make sure everyone knows the spot for the picnic in the park