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How to Change Time and Date on Android Phone

How to change time and date on android phone

Having the correct time and date on an Android device is important for nearly all apps and features. To change date and/or time, you can manually set them to whatever you want, or you can turn on the Automatic setting so the time and date are automatically set based on the network every time you receive a phone call.   Using the local network time and date will cause your phone to use the time zone you are currently in.  So the time zone will also be set automatically. The time zone will automatically change to your own local time when you travel home.

If you need to change the time and date on a connected smartwatch, click HERE.

Follow these steps to set the time and date:

  • Turn on your Android phone or tablet
  • Open Settings

How to change time and date on android phone

  • Touch on General management

How to change time and date on android phone

  • Touch Date and time

How to change time and date on android phone

  • On this screen, you can manually change time and date – OR

How to change time and date on android phone

  • Move the Automatic date and time slider to turn it on. If you prefer to see the time in a 24 hour format, you can turn on also by moving the slider for Use 24hour format.

To display the time on your home page, I prefer this widget: Clock Widget

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