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I don't know how to set my minute and hour hands

Can you give me some information on how to set my minute and hour hands for some reason I cannot seem to get it accomplished.

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Hi...l need more info.....is the watch mechanical?...is it a digital/analog?...does the watch have a crown or just buttons??....willing to help....d.

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