X

We Value Your Privacy

We and our partners use technology such as cookies on our site to personalise content and ads, provide social media features, and analyse our traffic. Click below to consent to the use of this technology across the web. You can change your mind and change your consent choices at anytime by returning to this site.

Update Consent
DISCOVER
×
Loading ...

How to set time on a chronograph watch

Updated November 21, 2016

Chronograph watches measure time in very small increments, including fractions of a second. Chronograph stopwatches also measure elapsed time and typically offer standard analogue time measurement as well. Chronograph watches are available from many watch companies and come in a wide variety of styles, including digital, metal, dress and sports styles. Setting the time on a chronograph watch is relatively easy to do.

Loading ...
  1. Pull the crown out 2 clicks. The crown is the small knob on the right-hand side of the watch.

  2. Turn the crown until the correct time is displayed.

  3. Push the crown back in 1 click.

  4. Turn the crown until the date on the display is correct.

  5. Push the crown back into the side of the watch.

  6. Press the button on the lower right-hand side of the watch to place the watch in chronograph, or stopwatch mode.

  7. Press the button on the top right-hand side of the watch to start the stopwatch.

  8. Press the button on the top right-hand side of the watch to stop the stopwatch.

  9. Press the button on the lower right-hand side of the watch to reset. Press again to reset the second hands on the watch.

Loading ...

About the Author

Meredith Jameson writes early childhood parenting and family health articles for various online publications. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from San Francisco State University.

Loading ...