How to Use the iPhone's Stopwatch

How to Use the iPhone's Stopwatch

Within the Clock app on iPhone there is a stopwatch you can use. Whether you want to track how quickly someone runs a mile, time individual lap, or simply track the time it takes to complete a task, you can use the stopwatch to do it. Here’s how to use the iPhone’s stopwatch.

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To do this:

  • Open the Clock app.

  • At the bottom of the screen, tap Stopwatch.

  • Tap Start to begin the stopwatch.

  • Tap Stop to stop the stopwatch.

How to Use the iPhone's StopwatchHow to Use the iPhone's Stopwatch

  • If you want to track laps, tap Lap while the stopwatch is running. Tap Lap again as you complete each one.

  • Your laps and the time each took will appear below the Reset/Lap and Start/Stop buttons.

How to Use the iPhone's StopwatchHow to Use the iPhone's Stopwatch

  • When you’re done, tap Reset to start back at zero.


There ya go! That’s the lowdown on how to use the iPhone’s stopwatch.

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