Set the time on your Samsung microwave

Set the time in the Samsung Microwave

No matter what time you set your alarm, you always seem to oversleep. Now you’re rushing to get breakfast ready but you need to keep track of the time. Just glance at your new microwave while you're making toast or pouring cereal, and the front panel’s clock will tell you exactly what time it is. You can catch your train or drive to work on time now, and with a delicious breakfast, too!

Note: During daylight savings time, you’ll need to manually change the time.

Set your new countertop microwave’s time (MG11T5018CC)

You should set your microwave’s time when you first install it and any time there is a power outage.

  1. To start setting the time, press OK, and then press the left or right arrows to set the hour. Then, press OK again.
     

  2. Press the left or right arrows to set the minute, and then press OK.
     

  3. The control panel will now display the time. When using your microwave, the current time will change to the set cooking time.

Example of OK button being pressed

Set the time with the Options button (ME21M706BA)

On certain microwaves, you'll need to use the Options button to change the time. It will only take a couple seconds to set the clock.

  1. Start by pressing the Options button. 
     

  2. Then, press the 9 button on the number pad.
     

  3. Press the OK button, and then enter the current time using the number pad.
     

  4. Press OK when you’re finished.

Set the time with the Power Level button (ME19R7041F)

Some models have a hidden clock feauture that can only be activated with the Power Level button. Once you've enabled it, you can easily set the microwave's time.

  1. Press and hold the Power Level button for 3 seconds.
     

  2. Enter the time using the number pad.
     

  3. Press the Power Level button once for AM, and twice for PM.
     

  4. Press OK/START to confirm the time.

Set the time with the My Settings button (MC17J8000CS)

Instead of an Options button, some microwaves have a My Settings button. You can use this to change the time on your microwave's display.

  1. Start by pressing the My Settings button. 
     

  2. Then, press the 9 button on the number pad.
     

  3. Press the OK button, and then enter the current time using the number pad.
     

  4. Press OK when you’re finished.

Example of My Settings button being pressed

Set the time with the Clock button (Several models)

Note: These instructions apply to ME18H704SFS, ME16H702SES, and ME20H705MSS microwave models.

You won't have to go looking for the clock function on these models because they have their very own Clock button. Just press it and then set the time.

  1. Press the Clock button.
     

  2. Enter the time using the number pad.
     

  3. Press the Clock button again to select AM or PM.

     

    Note: You can skip this step on ME16H702SES.
     

  4. Press ENTER/START to confirm the time.

Example of Clock button being pressed

On some models, you can press the Clock button while cooking to see the current time.

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