Angular Material Datepicker Change Date Format Example

By Hardik Savani October 20, 2023 Category : Angular

Hi Dev,

This article will provide example of angular material datepicker change date format. This tutorial will give you simple example of how to change date format in angular material datepicker. if you want to see example of angular datepicker format dd/mm/yyyy then you are a right place. I’m going to show you about angular datepicker format yyyy-mm-dd.

i will give you simple example of how to change date format of datepicker in angular 6, angular 7, angular 8, angular 9, angular 10, angular 11, angular 12, angular 13, angular 14, angular 15 and angular 16 app.

In this example, we will add material design theme and then import some dependency module of datepicker. then we will simply write code of datepicker from angular document. using MomentDateModule and MAT_DATE_FORMATS we will change date format DD/MM/YYYY.

So, let's see bellow example from here:

Step 1: Create New App

You can easily create your angular app using bellow command:

ng new myDatepicker

Step 2: Add Material Design

Now in this step, we need to just install material design theme in our angular application. so let's add as like bellow:

ng add @angular/material

Cmd like bellow:

Installing packages for tooling via npm.

Installed packages for tooling via npm.

? Choose a prebuilt theme name, or "custom" for a custom theme: Indigo/Pink

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? Set up HammerJS for gesture recognition? Yes

? Set up browser animations for Angular Material? Yes

Step 3: Install Moment & material-moment-adapter

we need to install moment and material-moment-adapter npm package with following commands:

npm install moment --save

npm i @angular/material-moment-adapter

Step 4: Import Module

In third step, we need to import some dependency like MomentDateModule, MatDatepickerModule, MatNativeDateModule, MatInputModule. so let's add.


import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';

import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';

import { AppComponent } from './app.component';

import { BrowserAnimationsModule } from '@angular/platform-browser/animations';

import { MatFormFieldModule } from '@angular/material/form-field';

import { MatInputModule } from '@angular/material/input';

import { MatDatepickerModule } from '@angular/material/datepicker';

import { MatNativeDateModule } from '@angular/material/core';

import { MomentDateModule } from '@angular/material-moment-adapter';


declarations: [



imports: [









providers: [],

bootstrap: [AppComponent]


export class AppModule { }

Step 5: Updated ts file

Now in ts file, add bellow code:


import { Component } from '@angular/core';

import { MAT_DATE_FORMATS } from '@angular/material/core';

export const MY_DATE_FORMATS = {

parse: {

dateInput: 'DD/MM/YYYY',


display: {

dateInput: 'DD/MM/YYYY',

monthYearLabel: 'MMMM YYYY',

dateA11yLabel: 'LL',

monthYearA11yLabel: 'MMMM YYYY'




selector: 'app-root',

templateUrl: './app.component.html',

styleUrls: ['./app.component.css'],

providers: [

{ provide: MAT_DATE_FORMATS, useValue: MY_DATE_FORMATS }



export class AppComponent {

title = 'my-app';


Step 6: Update html file

Now in view file, we will write code of input element with datepicker as like bellow:


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<input matInput [matDatepicker]="picker" placeholder="Choose a date">

<mat-datepicker-toggle matSuffix [for]="picker"></mat-datepicker-toggle>

<mat-datepicker #picker ></mat-datepicker>


Now we are ready to run our example, you can run by following command:

ng serve

you will see layout as bellow:

I hope it can help you...