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Timex 1440 sports WR50M

The buttons on my watch don't seem to correspond to any instructions which I can find. I have a Mode, Start/Stop, Adjust and Indiglow buttons. All I want to do is set the right time. Should it be this hard?

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  • Just Tryin May 15, 2008

    Solution # 1 is by far the best solution. I was able to set my 1440!!!! Thank you "Guest". THANK YOU!!!! IT WORKED when all other directions failed.

  • njwitch Jun 12, 2008

    The picture in the direction are for the w-212 and definitely don't match the 1440. I can't figure out which button is which except obviously for the light on the lower left side. Does it have a choice of 12 or 24 hour ability?

  • stanton64 Jul 17, 2008

    i am unable to set the time on my 1440.

    date is correct as well a al other functions.

    an you help?

    thanks,

    w.s.a

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    How to turn off alarm on 1440 WR50M sports watch I have looked everywhere none of them would work I have 4 buttons indigo bottom right mode bottom left star stop top left and set top right

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    How to turn off alarm on 1440 WR50M sports watch I have looked everywhere none of them would work I have 4 buttons indigo bottom right mode bottom left star stop top left and set top right

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Solution #2 by Guest, posted on May 13, 2008 solved my problem. OUTSTANDING solution #2!

1. Hold in the MODE button until the alarm time appears.

2. VERY IMPORTANT - release and TAP the MODE button AGAIN, and the time should appear with the seconds flashing.

3. Use StART/Stop to choose among seconds, hours, and minutes, and

4. Use ADJUST to increase the selected number

5. Press MODE to put the thing back in regular operational mode.

After several attempts with other directions over the last four months, these 5 steps WORKED.

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Setting the Timex 1440 Sports WR50MT5G891:

  • This model (WR50M) has four buttons, from left to right, top to bottom: 1) Set; 2) Start/Stop; 3) Mode; and 4) Indiglo.
  • To set or change the time:
  • Press and hold Set and Start/Stop simultaneously; the seconds will start to blink
  • Release both buttons
  • Use Mode button to toggle through to Hours, Minutes, etc.
  • When desired number (such as Hours/Minutes) starts to blink, use Start/Stop button to change number
  • When done, hit Set

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You may also want to try holding the LAP/RST button until you see the digital read-out say "SET". From there, you can use the mode button to alternate through different settings and you use the ST./STOP button to change the settings. From my experience different products have different ways to be set and Timex does a poor job of making that known, if none of these solutions work for you, you might also try different things, just takes some playing and a little bit of time.

Posted on May 12, 2008

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HOW do I change my wr50m watch from army time to regular time??????

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I have just bought mine. Maybe this will help. Keep pressing the Indiglo button for about 3 seconds, then you will see the numbers blinking. Set the numbers using the Start/Stop button, go to the next set of number by using the Split/Reset button. And after you're happy with the setting, click the Indiglo button again, and you're done.

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This wr50m sports watch has four buttons top to bottom left to right 1.set 2.start/stop 3. mode 4.indiglo 1.hold set for 2 seconds until seconds digits flash 2.press start/stop this will set seconds to zero choose the correct seconds 3.press mode until hour digits flash press start/stop to choose the correct hour 4.press mode until minutes flash press start/stop to choose the correct minute 5.press set key again when your done and press mode key until you go back

Posted on Apr 20, 2011

Okay. I was looking for a solution to this problem as well. My 1440 Sports is a few years old now, and, of course, I don't have the manual. Anyway, here's what to do: Hold in the Mode button until the alarm time appears. Tap the Mode button again, and the time should appear with the seconds flashing. Use St/Stop to choose among seconds, hours, and minutes, and use Lap/Reset to increase the selected number. Use Mode to put the thing back in regular operational mode.

Good luck.

Posted on May 13, 2008

  • Jordanb1211 Nov 21, 2011

    Amazing. Thank you. That worked.

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I have the same problem. My buttons are Mode, Start/Stop, Set and Indiglow. The pictures on the directions that came with the watch have the buttons in different positions. In addition my buttons don't do what the direction buttons say they will do. No button combination I've found will change the time. HELP - otherwise I'm returning it to the store.

Posted on Mar 31, 2008

I have figured out how to set time on the Timex 1400 Sport, now I'm having trouble setting the time

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Omg thanx so much!!!!
this rly helped


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