Set your watch's time & date

On your Wear OS by Google smartwatch, you can change your clock’s settings, including the date, time, and time zone.

Change the time on your watch

  1. If the screen is dim, tap it to wake up the watch.
  2. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
  3. Tap Settings Settings.
    • If you don't find it right away, swipe left.
  4. Tap System and then Date & time and then Choose your time settings. 

Change which time shows

  • To show the same time on your watch and phone:
    1. Turn on Automatic date & time
  • To show the local time:
    1. Turn off Automatic date & time.
    2. Turn on Automatic time zone
  • To set the time manually: 
    1. Turn off Automatic date & time and Automatic time zone
    2. Set the date, time, or time zone. 

Change the time's format

  1. If the screen is dim, tap it to wake up the watch.
  2. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
  3. Tap Settings Settings.
    • If you don't find it right away, swipe left.
  4. Tap System and then Date & time.
  5. Scroll down and turn on Use 24-hour format

If the time or date on your watch is wrong

Make sure your phone and watch are connected

If your watch and phone are disconnected, your watch might show the wrong time.

When your watch and phone aren’t connected, you’ll notice Disconnected Disconnect.

To reconnect them, try these suggestions.

Update the time on your phone
If the time on your phone is wrong, it might be wrong on your watch too. 

Set the time zone manually on your watch

  1. If the screen is dim, tap it to wake up the watch.
  2. Swipe down from the top of the screen.
  3. Tap Settings Settings.
    • If you don't find it right away, swipe left.
  4. Tap System and then Date & time.
  5. Scroll down and tap Set time zone
    • If you can't tap it, your watch already shows the time zone you're in. To change it, turn off Automatic time zone
  6. Tap the time zone you want to use. 
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