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How do I change the time?

Want to figure out how to change the time so I can account for daylight savings time.

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Hi. Isn't it annoying!

Top right button to File

Scoll to Settings (Press OK)

Scroll down to (!) Watch (Press OK)

Scroll down to Time 1


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