If for some reason you are not happy how your Lock Screen shows time in Windows 10, it is possible to change its format. Let's see how it can be done.
Windows 10 does not offer you an option to change the time format for the clock displayed on the Lock screen. The appropriate option is missing in both Control Panel and Settings app. However, there is a trick which you can use.
Change Windows 10 Lock screen time format
Do the following.
- Open Control Panel.
- Go to the following path:
Control Panel\Clock, Language, and Region
- The following window will appear:
There, click adjust the short clock format you want to have on the lock screen. You can click "Additional settings..." to get more options as shown below:
- Now, switch to the Administrative tab and click the button "Copy settings..." under "Welcome screen and new user accounts". This will apply your customization to the Lock screen.
Now you can check out your changes. Press Win + L to lock the screen.
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