Google Clocks

Google Clock

Android smartphones feature the multi-utility app Google Clock. This is among the ever-present features you can find on almost all types of phones today.

Aside from iOS, Android, the now-defunct Symbion OS, or even phones powered by Java, all of these feature a clock application.

While such types of clocks come with different features, all of them are basically used to set alarms and show times from different time zones.

Google Clock: How do you Harness its Fullest Potential?  

Google Clock

The Google Clock app has been scantily updated, and most of the updates of which have something to do with enhancements on the UI.

But, not too long ago, it received one major update consist of Spotify integration.

This means that you no longer have to settle for your same old tones for alarm because you can now set and use musical alarms to greet you first thing in the morning.

If the clock app that came with your phone is terrible, or if you just want to check out Google’s take on time management, then grab the clock app from the Play Store. The Google clock app functions as an alarm, timer, stopwatch, or of course a world clock

Derek Walter , greenBot

How Do You Get the App?

You can use the Google Clock app as your phone runs on 4.4 Android version or higher.

By default, your device already has Google Clock as one of its features.

In case your device doesn’t have it, you can also find and download it from Google Play. Click on the Install button to download then install the application on your device.

Add Google Clock to Your Home Screen

The clock app
The clock app

Android phones feature a widget for Google Clock.

You can choose to add this clock widget on the home screen of your Android device.

Before you begin, let’s assume that your Android smartphone already has a Google Clock application.

To add this to your home screen, follow these steps:

  1. Press then hold any empty space on the home screen of your Android phone for 2 to 3 seconds.
  2. Click on Widgets.
  3. On the available widget, search for the Clock card.
  4. Drag then drop the widget for the clock to your device’s home screen.

After you have finished putting the widget on your home screen, you will now be able to customize this clock widget on the home screen.

These are the steps you can follow to resize any of the aspect ratio sizes.

  1. Press then hold the Google Clock app for a moment on the home screen.
  2. The Clock widget is going to show the Resize Control in white color around it.
  3. Touch tend to drag this to the appropriate size you want.
  4. Lift your finger once you are done.

You can also remove the Google Clock app from the home screen by just touching and dragging to the upper part of the home screen.

Google Alarm clock
An Alarm Clock

Change the Display of the Clock

There are two modes for displaying Google Clock, including Digital and Analog.

You can switch to any of these two modes through following these steps:

  1. Click on the Clock app from the device drawer.
  2. Tap on the three dots found on the upper right-hand corner.
  3. Tap on Settings.
  4. Choose Analog or Digital from the Style menu in the Clock Settings.

The app only shows Minutes and Hour’s hand by default, but you can also add the second’s hand.

Just slide the button to the right that you can find in front of the Display time with the seconds.

So that’s all about the Google Clock and how do you set it up and all other necessary details.

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