Change the clock settings to show the days of the week in Windows 10

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17 December 2015 For Management

In computer language, system time is a representation of the standard of a computer system over time. For various questions about the complexity of systems, the system time has become the calendar time, which is very suitable for human knowledge. Since we know of a simple date and time function that is displayed in the lower right corner of the screen, we are not aware of adding a day of the week function to it. Put simply, Windows 10 offers the flexibility to display the "day of the week" in addition to the date and time.



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The following steps will show you how to add a day of the week to the clock in Windows 10:
Step 1:

Type "control panel" in the Windows search bar located in the lower left corner of the screen. Click on this first option provided or just hit the "Enter" key.


Step 2:

If you are viewing the control panel by category, find "Clock, language and region" and click on it.

Step 3:

Under "Clock, language and region", click "Date and time". The “Date and time” configuration window will open.


Step 4:

In the date and time settings window, click on “Change date and time”.

Step 5:

The “Date and time settings” window will open. Click "Change calendar settings".

Step 6:
In the “Date formats” section, click on the “Short date:” command box and manually enter “dd / MM / dd / yyyy” (without quotation marks). Note: dddd = day of the week, yyyy = year, MM = month showing leading zero (if present), dd = date showing leading zero (if present).



Click "OK" to accept the changes made to the settings.
Note: The short date is responsible for displaying the date and time on the Windows 24 * 7 screen.

In addition to the date and time, the “day of the week” will be displayed. It will be displayed as the figure shown below:

As everyone can see, it displays a “day of the week / month / date / year” format.

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