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How to set Apple Watch to run faster by changing WatchOS settings

Apple Watch can not only help you reach your destination correctly but be there in time. You can even set it to run a few minutes fast. People who have the habit of being constantly late to things can greatly benefit from this minor tweak. So, let’s see how to set Apple Watch to run faster.

How to set Apple Watch to run faster than normal?

If you are a slowpoke who keeps dilly-dallying for too long, one way to trick yourself into being on time is to simply keep your watch a few minutes fast. Read how to set Apple Watch to run faster!

  1. Enter the passcode to unlock your watch.
  2. Go to the Settings app.
  3. Scroll down to find Clock.
  4. Tap Clock to move to Set Watch Face Display Time Ahead,
  5. Gently tap the box showing +0 min and the current time.
  6. Turn the Digital Crown to configure the timing in minutes.
  7. Confirm the number of minutes you want the Apple Watch to run fast.
  8. Tap Set.

How to set Watch Face Display Time Ahead?

It’s important to note here, the change in timing will only apply to the displayed time. All the features and functions that rely on default time will not be affected by this change. So, the notifications or alerts you receive will show their correct time, regardless of what the watch face displays.

If you are wearing the watch, unlock it by entering the passcode, you’ve set.

Watch Settings
Watch Settings

Navigate to the Settings section.

Watch Settings Clock
Watch Settings Clock

Scroll down to find Clock option.

When seen, tap it to go to Set Watch Face Display Time Ahead heading.

Set Watch Face Display Time Ahead
Set Watch Face Display Time Ahead

There, tap the box showing +0 min and the current time.

Now, slowly turn the Digital Crown to set the time.

Set Apple Watch to run faster
Set Apple Watch to run faster

Check again the number of minutes you want the Apple Watch to run fast. If all looks good, tap the Set button to configure the changes.

What’s the permissible time limit for your Apple Watch to run faster?

You can set the time between 1 minute and 59 minutes fast, or to 0 to reverse the change. If you would like to change it beyond an hour fast, you’ll need to change the time zone.

Hope that makes sense!

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