Digital Watch Instructions

By Megan Mattingly-Arthur

Digital watches can help you keep track of time, and additional features commonly found on digital watches, like alarms and chronographs, make digital watches all the more helpful. Learning to operate your digital watch is simple, leaving you time for the more exciting things in life.

Using the "Mode" Button

Pressing the "Mode" button will allow you to access all the settings pages on your digital watch. Press the "Mode" button repeatedly to access the "Daily Alarm," Day Alarm," "Time Zone" and "Chronograph" modes on your watch.

Using the "Start/Stop" and "Split/Reset" Buttons

Use the "Start/Stop" button to increase increments when setting the time or alarms on your digital watch. Use "Split/Reset" button to decrease increments when setting the time or alarms on your digital watch.

Setting the Time and Date

To set the time and date on your digital watch, press the "Adjust" button twice to access the "Time and Date" display. Press and hold the "Adjust" button to until the "Time" digits begin to flash. Use the "Start/Stop" and "Split/Reset" buttons to set your digital watch to the correct hour and minute increments. Press "Mode" to display the "Date" setting screen. Use the "Stop/Start" and "Split/Reset" buttons to set the correct day and month. Press the "Adjust" button to save your "Time and Date" settings.

Setting a Daily Alarm

To set a repeating alarm on your digital watch, press the "Mode" button until the "AL" screen is displayed. Press and hold the "Adjust" button until the "Time" digits begin to flash. Use the "Start/Stop" and "Split/Reset" buttons to set the correct time for your daily alarm. When you're finished, press the "Adjust" button. This alarm will repeat every 24 hours unless you choose to deactivate it. When the alarm sounds, you can silence it by pressing any button.

Setting a One-Time Alarm

To set a one-time alarm on your digital watch, press the "Mode" button until the "DA" screen is displayed. Press and hold the "Adjust" button until the time digits begin flashing. Use the "Start/Stop" and "Split/Reset" buttons to set your alarm. Press the "Adjust" button to save your one-time alarm. Press any button on the digital watch to silence the alarm.

Using the Chronograph Feature

To use the Chronograph feature on your digital watch, begin by pressing the "Mode" button until the "SP" screen is displayed. Press the "Split/Reset" button and select either the "Split" or "Lap" option, then press the "Start/Stop" button to start. To record your split or lap time, press the "Split/Reset" button. To display your running time, press the "Split/Reset" button. When you are ready to reset the chronograph, press the "Start/Stop" button, followed by the "Split/Reset" button.