Quick: What time is it in Mumbai right now? How about Sydney? London? Or San Francisco?
If you work with people in different time zones, knowing what time it is at those locations is really important. You could look it up on the internet, but there's a quicker way.
Add a second clock to the Windows taskbar
All modern versions of Windows allow you to add up to two additional clocks. To do so:
- Right-click the clock in the taskbar
- Click Adjust Date/Time
- Click Add Clocks For Different Time Zones (Windows 10) or the Additional Clocks tab (Windows 7)
- Select Show This Clock, pick a time zone, and then add a descriptive label for the custom clock
- Click Ok
Now when you hover over or click the taskbar clock, your additional, customized clocks will also appear.
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