Watch Information and Operating Manuals
- An overview of the specification for each watch, including case, strap and clasp materials and exact sizes can be found on the website within each watch description.
- Full operating instructions for all watches, detailing how the time and date is shown, how to set the time, date and alarm (if applicable) and how to take care of your watch are included in Japanese and English for every watch. Manuals are also available to download on each product page as a pdf document.
- Details on watch strap sizes can be found on the website within each watch description. The strap size indicates the maximum length and watch straps can be adjusted to a smaller size.
How can strap sizes be adjusted?
- If you require a smaller strap, larger strap or additional links for a watch that you bought through Tokyoflash Japan, please contact us. We may have a replacement strap or additional links available that we can send to you at no additional charge.
- If you require a replacement strap fitted or links removed from a watch that you bought through Tokyoflash Japan, we recommend that you take the watch to a jewelry store or watch specialist for adjustment. Straps can be fitted and links can be removed quickly and easily for a small charge.
What kind of batteries do watches sold by Tokyoflash Japan use?
- All watches sold by Tokyoflash Japan use standard batteries available at any jewelry store or watch specialist. To find out the battery specification for your watch please refer to the instruction manual.
How long will the battery in my watch last for?
- The lifetime of the battery in your watch will depend on the type of watch. For a USB rechargeable watch, one full charge should last one month, there are 300 charges in one battery and the battery is replaceable. For other LED or LCD watches, it will depend on how often the light up function is used and the buttons are pressed, but should typically last for between nine and twelve months. Batteries in analogue watches may last between two and five years.
- When you buy a watch from Tokyoflash Japan, the battery supplied is usually factory fitted for testing purposes and may last for a shorter time than stated above.
How do I replace the battery?
- If the battery in your watch runs out and you have the necessary tools and the correct replacement battery you can replace the battery yourself.
- We do however recommend that you take the watch to a jewelry store or watch specialist for battery replacement. All watches use standard batteries available at any jewelry store or watch specialist and batteries can be replaced quickly and easily for a small charge.
- Full operating instructions for all watches, detailing how the time and date is shown, how to set the time, date and alarm (if applicable) and how to take care of your watch are included in Japanese and English for every watch. Manuals are available to download on each product page as a pdf document.
How to take care of your watch
To ensure your watch has a long life, we recommend the following advice:
- Do not press watch buttons under water or when there is excessive moisture on the surface.
- Avoid long term exposure to extreme temperature and direct sunlight, this can lead to the discoloration of material surfaces.
- Avoid exerting heavy pressure on your watch or dropping your watch.
- If you notice the lights on your watch getting dimmer, it is an indication that the battery needs replacing. Weak or dead batteries left in the product may damage the movement.
Are watches sold by Tokyoflash Japan water resistant or waterproof?
- Most watches sold by Tokyoflash Japan are water resistant to at least 3ATM. This means the watch is protected against small accidental splashes, perspiration and water vapor. In general, we recommend that contact with water is avoided. Watches sold by Tokyoflash Japan are not waterproof and should not be submerged in water.
- Do not wear the watch for showering, washing up, swimming or other water activities.
- We recommend that you do not wear the watch when playing sport or activities which cause excessive sweating.
Cleaning your watch
To clean your watch we recommend the following advice:
- Use only a soft, damp cloth and avoid getting moisture in openings.
- Do not use household cleaners, solvents, sprays or strong chemicals.