Watches with date has 3 positions of the crown.
Position 1 - For winding manually
Position 2 - To Set the date
Position 3 - To set the time to your desired time
While setting the date, ensure that the Hour Hand is NOT between 9 to 3 Hour indices. While setting the current date, set the date to the previous date and then set the current date and time (AM or PM) by turning the minute and the hour hand (Position - 3)