Change the Clock on your iPhone 6 to 24 Hour Format

Edited by Grimm, Sid Bedekar, Dougie, Anonymous

You are watching VisiHow and today, we are going to show you how to change your average, ordinary, everyday clock into a military or 24 hour time clock format.

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Steps

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    To start with, you need to press the lock button or the home button one time.
    Quick press will open you up to the lock screen.
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    Once you are on the lock screen, you can swipe to unlock or you can just press that beautiful finger of yours on the home button and it will unlock the phone for you like magic.
    You do not need to swipe. You do not need to slide, you just press on the home button.
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    Now, what we are looking for is the settings icon.
    This is silver or gray icon that looks like series of gears. You can see it right here on my phone. We are going to give it one press. One press is going to open up the settings menu.
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    We are going to scroll down to the third section to the heading named General right here.
    One tap on General will take us to the General section.
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    On the General section, we are going to look for the not so obvious "Date & Time" function.
    One quick press on date and time.
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    You can see that I have my time to set automatically and my time zone is in Tbilisi.
    However, my time is 4:31. Those of you not in the military or those of you who are not working on a 24 hour clock will know that 4:31 can mean which ever 4:31 you want it to mean. However, in the military or a 24 hour time clock, this 4 would be 16. That would means 16 hours have elapsed. 16 hours and 31 minutes to be exact.
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    The way we get this set up is with the "24-Hour Time" option right here.
    We give a single press.
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    Now, you see my 4:31 has turned into 16:31.
    This is a very very good way to track time. It does take a little getting used to because generally speaking - as children, we are taught to read clocks and understand time incorrectly. The logical way to do it is by counting each hour individually and separately. That way, when you tell your parents that you are going to be home at 4. They do not get upset when you show up at 4 in the morning. They know you meant 4. Whereas, if you say I am going to be home at 16 or 1600 as they would say in the military, then every one knows you mean what most people would call 4 PM
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    Before we press the general button, if you do not like the 24 hour format.
    If it is confusing, if it drives you crazy, if you feel like a good little soldier. Press it and you can switch back to being a bad soldier and not being crazy. It will now say 4:32 PM. However, I am going to leave mine set on 16. I am going to press this button here and now that it is beautiful and green, it will say 16:33.
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    I am going to tap General.
    That is going to take me back to the General window.
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    I am now going to tap on Settings.
    Settings is going to take me back to the Settings window.
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    Now I am back on the main window.
    I am now going to press the home button one time. That is going to take me back to the home screen.
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    Then, I am going to give a double press to the home button to open up my list of open applications.
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    Then, I am going to slide up to close the Settings application.
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    Now nothing else is open on my phone.
    No needless battery drains. Let us give a quick tap on the home screen to take me back.
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    Now, you are back on the home screen of your phone and you can switch back to doing whatever you were doing which probably was something like Clash of Clans or maybe Fruit Ninja or perhaps one of the Candy Crush games like Candy Crush Soda.
    Whatever it was you were doing, I am sure we have a tutorial on it so if you need some help, have a look through and see what we can find for you. Otherwise, this concludes our tutorial on how to switch the time format from your iPhone 6 to a 24 hour clock so that you can keep better track of time and make sure you are more on time and more accurate in your reporting of time. Thanks for choosing VisiHow. Hopefully, you have a great day and we look forward to seeing you in our future videos.
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