Use the timer & stopwatch

You can time yourself with the Clock app's timer or stopwatch.

Timer

You can count time down to zero with the timer.

Use the timer

  1. Open your phone's Clock app Clock.
  2. At the top, tap Timer.
  3. Enter how long you want the timer to run.
  4. Tap Start Play.
  5. When your timer finishes, you'll hear beeping. To stop the beeping, tap Stop Stop.

Change a running timer

  • To pause the timer, tap Pause Pause.
  • To add a minute to the length, tap +1:00.
  • To name the timer, tap Label.
  • To remove the timer, tap Delete.
  • To start another timer, tap Add timer.
  • To restart a timer, tap Pause PauseAnd then Reset.

Stopwatch

You can count time up from zero with the stopwatch.

Use the stopwatch

  1. Open your phone's Clock app Clock.
  2. At the top, tap Stopwatch.
  3. Tap Start Play.

Change a running stopwatch

  • To pause a running stopwatch, tap Pause Pause.
  • To add a lap while the stopwatch is running, tap Lap.
  • To share your stopwatch lap times, pause the stopwatch, and then tap Share.
  • To reset a stopwatch, tap Pause PauseAnd then Reset.
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