How to Set the Clock on a Magic Chef Microwave

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Clock-setting instructions may vary slightly by microwave model. Contact Magic Chef customer service for model-specific clock-setting advice.


If the time is entered incorrectly, the microwave will sound an error tone. Start again from Step 1.

Marketed by the MC Appliance Corporation, Magic Chef is an appliance brand that is well-known for its refrigerators, compact freezers, countertop ice makers and microwave ovens. Magic Chef microwaves are available in countertop and over-the-range models. Magic Chef microwave ovens include a standard digital clock that can be easily set using the appliance's electronic control panel. Setting the time on a Magic Chef microwave takes just seconds.

Step 1

Locate the "Clock" button on the microwave's electronic control panel. Press the "Clock" button once to set the time using the 12-hour clock system; press it twice to set the clock using the 24-hour clock system.

Step 2

Enter the current time using the number pad on the electronic control panel.

Step 3

Press the microwave's "Clock" button to save your changes.

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