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How to change the time on iPhone and Android | Digital Trends Spanish


Things don’t always work out the way we’d like. Although your phone should automatically adjust itself every time there is a time change, some phones need a little extra help. Regardless of whether you use iPhone or Android, know how to set the time on your phone manually.

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Regardless of the manufacturer, most phones adjust their time without your taking any action based on information they receive from networks.

However, if the time zone is set incorrectly – or when you travel to another country – even with automatic time change turned on, your phone may lose or gain 60 minutes.

How to set the time on iPhone

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If your iPhone shows the wrong time after a time change, you should check that everything is in order.

Activate automatic adjustment

First of all, you need to activate the automatic adjustment on Settings > General > Date and time. This automatically sets the date and time based on your time zone. When there is a change, the device will know about it.

Use your location to determine time zone

A second step is to authorize your phone to use your current location to determine the correct time zone.

To do this, you have to go to Settings > Privacy > Location > Services of the systemwhere you should select Time zone.

To verify that the device displays the correct time zone, you must go to Settings > general > Date and Time > Time zone.

Set time manually

If for some reason your phone keeps showing the wrong time or time zone, the only solution is to make the change manually.

To do this, you must disable the automatic adjustment on Settings > General > Date and time. In this way, you can change the date and time or, if you prefer, set the time zone.

How to set the time on Android

Half of the Moto E5 Play screen shows the time and an orange background.

Reboot your Android. It is often the solution for these types of oddities. Rebooting is so easy and usually fixes problems of this nature that it’s the most direct first step.

Turn on automatic time and time zone adjustment

The first step is to set the automatic time and time zone settings on your Android phone.

go to Setting > System > Date and Time. In this section, make sure that the options are activated Set time automatically and Set time zone automatically.

You must also activate the option Use location to set time zoneso that the time zone is determined from where you are.

Set time manually

If for some reason your Android phone continues to display the wrong time or time zone, the only solution is to make the change manually.

To do this, you must disable the options to automatically set the time, time zone and location in Setting > System > Date and Time. You will then be able to touch set the time manually.

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