By default, Windows 11/10 doesn’t add the day of the week (for example, Sunday, Monday, etc.) to the taskbar clock. To see weekdays, you need to click on the taskbar clock, then the Calendar flyout opens. Here, you can see the day in the calendar. But what if you want to show the weekday on the taskbar clock? Is any way to do this? Yes, it is possible on Windows 11 and Windows 10 to display weekdays just before the date.
There are at least two ways to show weekdays on the taskbar clock. We will review both of them, one by one.
How to Show Day of Week in Windows 11/10 Taskbar Clock using Control Panel?
Step 1. Open Control Panel.
To do that, launch the Run dialog box by pressing
Step 2. When Control Panel opens, click the
Step 3. Then click the
Step 4. On the “Region” window, click the
Step 5. Switch to the
Step 6. Click
Step 7. Click
That’s it. Now, weekdays will appear just before the date in the taskbar clock.
How to Set Taskbar Clock to Show Day of Week using Registry Editor?
Step 1. Open the Registry Editor.
Step 2. When the Registry Editor window opens, navigate to the following key:-
Step 3. On the right side pane, double-click on the sShortDate entry to modify its value.
Step 4. In the “Edit String” window, add the “ddd,” string at the beginning of the “Value data” field.
Step 5. Then click
Step 6. Close the Registry Editor.
Step 7. Reboot your computer.
Now, the system tray clock will display the day of the week. This tip works on Windows 8, 7, Vista, and XP as well.
How to Show Day of Week in Windows 11 Taskbar Clock using Settings app?
Step 1. Open the Settings app by pressing
Step 2. When Windows Settings open, select
Step 3. Then, click the
Step 4. On the “Language & region” settings, under “Related settings,” select
Step 5. Now, the “Region” window will open from the Control Panel. Click the
Step 6. Then, switch to the
Step 7. Click
Step 8. Again click