Directions for an Armitron WR165

by Meredith Jameson ; Updated September 28, 2017

The Armitron WR165 is a digital watch that includes a 24-hour alarm, hourly chime, stopwatch feature, countdown timer and is water resistant up to 165 feet. With a rubber wristband and rugged style, the watch is meant for outdoor enthusiasts and athletes. The WR165 can be found online, in some sporting supply stores and in certain department or general home stores. Setting the Armitron WR165 only takes a few steps to perform properly.

Push the top button on the left-hand side of the watch until the seconds flash on the display. Press the top button on the right-hand side to zero the seconds.

Push the bottom button on the left-hand side of the watch until the hours flash and then the top button on the right-hand side of the watch to increase the hour on the watch display. Note that “PM” will appear on the watch display for PM times, but there is no “AM” indicator on the display.

Press the bottom button on the left-hand side of the watch until the minutes flash on the display. Press the top button on the right-hand side of the watch to increase the minutes on the display.

Repeat to set the month, date and weekday on the watch. Press the top button on the left-hand side of the watch to return to time mode.

Press the bottom button on the left-hand side of the watch to enter the stopwatch mode. Press the top button on the right-hand side of the watch to start the timer. Press one more time to stop timing. Press the top button on the left-hand side of the watch to reset the stopwatch to zero and the bottom button on the left-hand side of the watch to return to time mode.

Press the bottom button on the left-hand side of the watch twice to set the alarm. Press the top button on the left-hand side of the watch until the hours flash on the display. Press the bottom button on the left-hand side of the watch until the alarm number flashes. Press the top button on the right-hand side of the watch to choose Alarm Time 1 or Alarm Time 2. Push the bottom button on the left-hand side of the watch again until the hours flash. Push the top button on the right-hand side of the watch to choose the alarm hour, followed by the bottom button on the left-hand side of the watch to change to minutes. Press the top button on the right-hand side of the watch to advance the alarm minutes. Press the top button on the left-hand side of the watch to set the alarm time and the bottom button on the left-hand side of the watch to return to time mode.

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Meredith Jameson writes early childhood parenting and family health articles for various online publications. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in history from San Francisco State University.