Is your Casio solar watch showing the wrong time, and is your watch’s analog and digital time showing different times?
It might need a reset to return to the correct time setting of both the analog and digital systems.
But before that, make sure you know whether your Casio solar watch is Tough or G-shock. Because resetting Tough or G-shock Casio solar watches is entirely different from each other.
No matter if your Casio solar watch is Tough or is a G-shock, we will guide you through the step-by-step method of resetting both Tough and G-shock Casio solar watches in this article.
So, just go through the section of your interest and requirement in this article and follow the steps as instructed here.
By the end of this article, you should be able to reset your Tough or G-shock Casio solar watch successfully.
How to reset Casio solar watch Tough and G-shock?
Resetting both the Casio solar Tough watch and G-shock watch is different from each other. It depends on the model of the Casio solar watch Tough or G-shock and why you need to reset it.
There are several ways to reset a Tough or G-shock solar watch. It depends on the issue you are facing.
It can be that your time is showing the wrong time zone, wrong day and date, wrong digital time, or wrong analog time.
As per the issue, you will be able to figure out the cause behind the malfunction in the system or watch settings.
Here, we will be highlighting how to reset the time of both the Tough and G-shock Casio solar watches.
How to reset Casio Tough solar watch?
Usually, resetting the Tough Casio solar watch is much easier than resetting a G-shock solar watch because it uses a time calibration signal for setting the time on the watch.
That means it automatically sets the time per the city specified on the watch.
Therefore, if your Casio Tough solar watch is showing the wrong time, the reason might be because the wrong city has been somehow specified on the watch.
Here are the steps you will need to change the city on your watch.
Step 1: Press the mode button on the bottom of the left-hand side of the watch a couple of times.
Step 2: Keep pressing it until you reach the Timekeeping mode.
Step 3: After that, press and hold the button located on the bottom of the left-hand side until the city starts blinking.
Step 4: Then, use the light and search button located at the top and bottom of the right side to change cities.
Step 5: Now, select the city you are currently in, or if that city is not available, select the city closest to your location and has almost the same time zone as yours.
Step 6: Once you choose the city, press the adjust button at the bottom of the left-hand side to set it. After that, the time will automatically change according to the city. Thus, your job is done!
How to reset the Casio G-shock solar watch?
Now, let us see how to reset a Casio G-shock solar watch. As said before, resetting the G-shock watch is comparatively a bit more complex than the Tough watch.
However, it is not too difficult. You might just need to take a few more steps to do it than you have to for the Casio Tough solar watch.
Firstly, you need to figure out which of the systems, whether the analog or the digital system, is showing the wrong time.
If both show the wrong time, you will have to adjust them separately.
So, we are showing you step-by-step how to reset both the analog and digital time settings of the Casio G-shock solar watch separately. Keep reading.
Resetting the analog time of the Casio G-shock solar watch
If you are trying to reset the analog time of the Casio G-shock solar watch, just follow the steps below.
Step 1: The first step is to put the watch in the timekeeping mode by pressing the mode button situated at the bottom of the left-hand side a few times.
Step 2: Keep pressing it until you see the day of the week or the time on the screen.
Step 3: Now, press and hold the forward button located at the bottom of the right-hand side of the watch.
Step 4: Hold it still until you see a hot set and sub flashing on the screen.
Step 5: Then, again, press the same forward button a few times to move the hand of the small speed dial to mark 50.
Depending on your watch, the speed dial may be on the right, left, or on the top of the watch.
Step 6: After that, press the mode button at the bottom of the left-hand side once and leave it.
Step 7: Look at the dial; the hands of the watch should be spinning right now. Wait for the hands to stop spinning.
Step 8: One hand stops spinning completely; use the two buttons on the right-hand side of the watch to move the minute hand to the hour hand towards 12, which is either showing the time at noon or midnight.
Step 9: Now, to complete and exit the setting, press the adjust button on the left-hand side of the watch once.
Step 10: Now, you will see both the minute and hour hands of the watch rotate to the correct time that is displayed on the digital display. And thus, your problem is solved!
Resetting the digital time of the Casio G-shock solar watch?
Now, if you are here to know how to reset the digital time of your G-shock watch as it is the digital time that is showing wrong in your watch, follow the steps below.
Step 1: You first need to press and hold the adjust button situated on the top of the right-hand side of the watch until the texts showing the digital time starts blinking.
Step 2: After that, you need to press the mode button at the bottom of the left-hand side of the watch until you get the time.
Step 3: Now, use the forward and reverse buttons that are located on the bottom and the top of the right-hand side of the watch, respectively, to adjust your time.
Step 4: Press the adjust button once you have adjusted the settings to the correct time. And thus, your digital time should get reset with this.
Resetting the time zone of the Casio G-shock solar watch
Do your Casio G-shock’s analog and digital time still keep changing to show different times? Then maybe the case is different.
Maybe, this is happening because the digital system and the analog system of your Casio G-shock solar watch have two different time zones set in it.
If you want to change this mismatch of the time zones in your watch’s digital and analog systems, then follow the steps below.
Step 1: Press and hold the adjust button on the top left-hand corner of the watch until you see the time zone popping up.
Step 2: Now, press the forward button on the bottom of the right-hand corner until you reach your time zone.
Step 3: Once you reach your time zone, press the adjust button once, and you’re all set!
I could help you solve the problem you were facing with your Casio solar watch. Thanks for reading till the end!
Eng. Matthew Joseph Nandirio is the Founder of walkingsolar.
After graduating from the University of Houston in 2002, matt started working as an electrical and electronic engineer for several multi-national solar energy companies.
He has a wide range of experiences including solar system requirement analysis, planning, maintaining, debugging and even solar device development through research.
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