Rolex unarguably doesn’t tell time only but describes a history – history of a sportsman who was diligent and hard worker. He used to wear Rolex all the time to memorize the words that had been engraved at the backside of the watch “Drive Slowly” by his wife.
How many times have we asked our friends and colleagues to suggest a watch that we can be gifted to one whom we love most? They all probably answer us “Rolex” every time. No doubt, Rolex is a well-known luxurious watch company.
Not everyone can afford the Rolex taste due to its expensiveness and classy nature. A person who becomes habitual of Rolex can’t switch to another brand easily.
If you’ve brought Rolex but don’t know how to set time on Rolex, then this guide is definitely for you. ?
This guide will make sure to teach you how to set time on Rolex and keep your watch ticking. Before placing an order, go through the content thoroughly.
How to wind Quartz Rolex watch?
As described above, Rolex watches come in two different versions mechanically and battery-powered. The benefit of having quartz is you don’t need to set the time manually but it continues to tick.
Quartz means a battery-powered watch and when the battery runs out of energy then the watch stops working and you need to change the battery.
How to wind Mechanical Rolex watch?
The technical and most important part of the Rolex watch is movement. Mechanical watches should be winded on a regular basis. Winding doesn’t only ensure its ticking but also looks after the watch.
When to set Rolex
We all look at our watches from time to time in a day. When we noticed that its needles have stopped moving we should set its time immediately. Usually, all other luxurious watches require time setting twice a year when the clock changes its savings time.
All Rolex watches are familiar due to its crown sign but it doesn’t mean that all crown watches have the same time and date setting functionality. Some crowns need to be moved in clockwise while some watches must be turned counterclockwise.
How to set time on Rolex
Sometimes winding a Rolex watch becomes tricky for those who aren’t familiar with its functionality and experience the first time. Setting the time on Rolex is easy because it doesn’t involve date instructions. Follow instructions according to the age of your watch and let us know where you got stuck.
- First of all, like all other watches, unscrew the circular dial from one side of the Rolex which is nominated as a crown. Its motion will be counterclockwise.
- After successfully unscrewing, put the screw all the way out. Rolexes mostly composed of 2-3 different crowns positions that control different elements and their motion. All three portions with their task description are described below:
- Initial Winding and Setting positions
The first position winds the Rolex watch
The second position allowing the user to change the date and time
The third position is used to change time in hour and minutes.
If you want to set time only, your concern is with the second option. Play with it wisely!
- Start rotating the second option clockwise until and unless you get the correct time display.
- Similarly, if you want to adjust the date then slightly push the crown until it reaches the desired position and starts rotating clockwise.
- After adjusting both time and date place crown at the initial position which is the base position of the Rolex watch. Tighten the screws so that it can’t fall down with sudden or slights jerks.
The above-described method is a general method for setting the time on Rolex but there are some watches that don’t have date functionality. So, all those watches follow a few different procedures. Let’s have a look at the concept of date and no-date luxury watches first.
How to set Time on no-date Rolex
Rolex models that only display time are submariner and Oyster Perpetual etc. users find them easy and quick to use.
- To screw the crow back against the case, move it to position 1 and gently apply pressure over it to move it in a clockwise direction.
2. When you pull out the crown the second hand will stop working, this is the point when you’ve to adjust the time. Rotate the crown and rotate the screw back into the place.