How to use Time Zone[World Time] with Windows Standard Applications, “Alarms and Clock”

By | October 30, 2017

It is the alarm function of the smartphone that is widely used as an alarm clock. On the other hand, it is not used that much, but the PC also has such an alarm function.

The “Alarm & Clock” app is installed as a standard application UWP(Universal Windows Platform) of Windows 10. “Alarm & Clock” has functions such as “Alarm“, “World clock“, “Timer“, “Stopwatch“.

However, the alarm will not sound unless PC is running at the time the alarm sounds.

Alarm & clock

▼ Normally, you can start “Alarm and Clock” by clicking 1 Start button > Alarm & Clock.

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▼ Or in the “Windows Search“, enter the 1Alarm” and you can click the 2Alarm & Clock” app in the search results.

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Adding a new alarm

▼ ”Alarm & Clock” starts up, and the following window is dislayed.

For the initial alarm setting, there is one alarm time with the title “Good morning” as a sample. When the toggle button is set to 1On, the alarm is activated.

▼ To add a new alarm time, click 2+.

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▼ To set the alarm time in “New alarm”, specify each item such as “Alarm name“, “Repeat“, “Sound” that sound pattern can be specified, and “Snooze time“.

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3Repeat

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3Sound

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3Snooze time

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▼ If you have finished setting each item as shown below, click 1Save icon.

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▼ Alarm time is created according to the above settings.

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▼ If you want to delete the registered alarm time, you can select the alarm time and click 1Delete icon.

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Setting “World Clock”

To display the world time zone, you have the option of displaying the clock and calendar in the notification area of ​​the taskbar, but this has the disadvantage that you can only display up to 1two time zones.

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The standard app “Alarms and clocks” of Windows10, you can increase as many as the number of timezones displayed to the Start menu by setting “World clock“.

▼ To create a new world local time zone, when you 2enter a city name in the text box, clicking 1+, you’ll see the country and the city name below and just choose a city name.

If you do not know the city name, enter the country name and the main city list will be displayed. This is the only setting.

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▼ For example, if you search for a city London and specify it, real time in London will be registered as shown below.

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▼  You can create as many “World Time Zones” as you want without any limit on the number of time display.

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Fix “World Clock” to Start Screen

You can always check “World Clock” on the Start screen and there is no limit on the number.

▼ Right-click on the registered city, and click 1Pin to Start“.

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▼ A confirmation message, Do you want to pin this tile to Start? is displayed, click 1Yes button.

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▼ As a result, The time zone specified on the tile of the start screen is now displayed.

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Unpin the world clock in the Start screen

▼ Right-click on the time zone that became unnecessary, and click 1Unpin from Start“. The target time zone is removed from the live tile of Start screen.

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▼ Or right-click directly from the live tile in the start screen and click 1Unpin from Start“. The time zone disappears from the live tile as above.

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Removing the world clock

▼ Right-click in an unnecessary time zone and click 1Delete. The time zone disappears.

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