Windows 8: How to Get the Time on the Start Screen

Windows 8 Clock Tile

If you are like me you are used to seeing the time on your computer. But Windows 8 Start screen does not have a clock tile. But don’t worry, you can dowload the free Time tile from the Windows Store.

From the Start screen you should see the tile for Store, just tap or click on the Store tile.

If you don’t see the Store tile, just start typing Store, then when you see it just click or tap Store.

Windows 8: Start screen store tile

Type The Time and press the enter key on your keyboard, look for the free app

Windows Store: Time

Once you tap or click The Time App you will then need to click install

Windows Store: Time 2

You might have to verify your email address, which is a simple process, then the time tile will appear on your Start screen

Windows 8: Start screen time tile

Click or tap on The Time tile and a message will appear asking you if you want Time to run in the background and if you want to allow Time to run on the lock screen:

Windows 8: Time 6

Windows 8: Time 7

After you answer the messages you can easily move the Time tile by click/tap and drag.