How to Add a Clock to the Desktop in Windows 7

In this tutorial, we will show you how to add a clock to the desktop. There are several ways in which you can add clocks for your desktop. You can add clock widgets to your desktop even. In this tutorial, we will teach you how to add clocks showing different time zones.


Step 1 – Go to date and time

Follow this tutorial to learn how to add a clock to your desktop. First of all, go to the taskbar and click on the region where the date and time are being displayed.

Click on the time

Step 2 – Click on change date and time settings

The calendar alongside the clock will appear on the screen. Over there, click on the “adjust date and time settings” option.

change date and time settings

Step 3 – Show the clock

In the new window, go to the “additional clocks” tab. Over there, check the “show this clock” option to add a new clock displaying the time of a different time zone.

Set the new clock

Step 4 – Set time zone for new clock

From the drop down menu, select the time zone you want the new clock to display.

Step 5 – Add another clock

If you want to add another clock, simply check the other clock’s option. Choose a new time zone for this clock and click on the “ok” button once you are done.

Adding another clock

Step 6 – View clocks side by side

In order to view these recent changes, simply go to the taskbar and hover over the date and time region. You can always click it open and view the three clocks that you have just set. In this manner, you can add multiple clocks for desktop.

Multiple clocks