How To Change The Time & Date On A Garmin GPS Watch (FULL Guide)

Step-by-step guide to changing the time and date on your golf watch.

How to change the settings on your Garmin golf watch.

Garmin Golf Watch

Need to know how to change the time and date on a Garmin GPS watch? We have a step-by-step guide to altering your golf watch.

Whether you have gone on holiday or vacation to a place with a different time zone, have changed to summer or winter time or have discovered the date is wrong on your watch, it can be fixed easily.

You just need to have some battery lift on your watch to be able to access the settings and can make the required changes via the follow methods.

Change The Time On A Garmin GPS Golf Watch

To change the time on a Garmin GPS golf watch, follow these general steps.

1. Access Settings: Start by navigating to the watch’s main screen. Look for a button or icon that leads to the settings menu. This could be labeled as “Settings,” “System,” or something similar. Press the designated button to enter the settings menu.

2. Date and Time Settings: Within the settings menu, locate the option for “Date and Time” or a similar title. Use the watch’s buttons or touchscreen to select this option.

3. Adjust Time: Once in the “Date and Time” settings, you will see options to adjust the time. Use the buttons or touchscreen to modify the hours, minutes, and possibly the AM/PM designation to set the correct time. Some models might have a 24-hour clock format option.

4. Save The Time: After making the necessary adjustments, confirm the changes and save them by selecting “OK” or the “Save” option, or by pressing a designated button.

5. Exit Settings: After setting the time, navigate back to the main screen or exit the settings menu. Your Garmin GPS watch should now display the correct time and date.

Garmin GPS watch models can vary, and the steps might be slightly different depending on the specific model you have.

Change The Date On A Garmin GPS Golf Watch

To change the date on a Garmin GPS golf watch, follow these general steps.

1. Access Settings: Start by navigating to the watch’s main screen. Look for a button or icon that leads to the settings menu. This could be labeled as “Settings,” “System,” or something similar. Press the designated button to enter the settings menu.

2. Date and Time Settings: Within the settings menu, locate the option for “Date and Time” or a similar title. Use the watch’s buttons or touchscreen to select this option.

3. Adjust Date: If the watch doesn’t automatically switch between time and date settings, navigate to the date settings. Adjust the day, month, and year using the buttons or touchscreen.

4. Save The Date: Confirm the date changes and save them by selecting “OK” or the “Save” option, or by pressing a designated button.

5. Exit Settings: After setting the date, navigate back to the main screen or exit the settings menu. Your Garmin GPS watch should now display the correct time and date.

Garmin GPS watch models can vary, and the steps might be slightly different depending on the specific model you have.

Reasons To Change The Time & Date On A Garmin GPS Golf Watch

When using a new golf watch for the first time, configuring the time and date to the user’s location is essential.

When travelling to different time zones for tournaments or vacations, you may need to adjust the time and date to ensure it reflects the local time accurately.

Equally, the bi-annual time Daylight Saving Time change will also result in the need to update your Garmin golf watch to spring forward or fall back and maintain the correct time.

When replacing the watch battery on your Garmin, the time and date settings might be reset, requiring you to reconfigure the watch.

Performing a factory reset on the golf watch can also reset the time and date to the default settings, necessitating manual adjustments too.