Nowadays, the most important thing for all the people is Time. We know that nobody has extra time unnecessary work. And that’s why the people are using the watch to perform the work time-to-time. But, the smartphone makes it too easy to check the time through itself. The mobile also shows the correct time that has been provided by the Network Provider. For that, the automatic time zone and date is the best option. But, although it, most of the users have complained that that Automatic time zone and date/clock are wrong.

Now, the question is what should be the solution to fix this issue? To get the solution, this discussion will help you lots.

In the smartphone, the user can set the time manually as well as automatically. But, the manual time setting may sometimes show the wrong time. To get rid of that, the best option is to choose the Automatic time and date.

But, what to do when the same thing would happen with the automatic date and time? This question was posted on android central. So, to get to know about that what to do at that time, this discussion will help you.

Fix Automatic Time Zone and Date/Clock are Wrong on Android

If Automatic time zone and date/clock are wrong, then it is not a bigger issue like others. It is an issue that may be occurred to most of the users. To solve it, here we will discuss some effective solutions, which can solve it. In which, we will describe a number of solution, which you can also use as an alternative.

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So, now have a look at the trick to solve the issue of automatic time and date.

Set the time Manually

Every smartphone mobile gives you a chance to set the time, Automatically and Manually. If the issue occurs with the manually set time, then make it fix by the automatic time and date. And, use the vice versa, if the problem occurs in Automatic time date and time.

To set the time manually and deselect the automatic time zone and date, follow the below steps.

  • Go to the Settings of the mobile.
  • Scroll down the display, and find the options Date and Time under the tag of System. Go to that option.
  • Here, you can see that the Automatic Timezone option is enabled.

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  • Now, to make it disable, just tap on the box which stands next to the option. Now, the automatic time zone is disabled. We tell you that the automatic time option provides the network-provided time zone.
  • The next option after the automatic time is of Set Time and Set Date.
  • Here, set the time and date as you want to set by taking the reference of any source.

We hope this process may fix the issue. If it does not, then see further.


For all the issue, the reboot of the phone may be a similar fix. Because every list of the fix of the problems contains this issue mostly. Similar to that, here this fix is also used to solve the issue discussed above. It is an easy solution to perform on the device.

To do so,

  • Just press and hold the Power Key of your Android mobile.
  • It asks you to choose the options from Restart and Power Off.

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  • Here, select the Power Off option, to turn off the device.
  • After that, wait till the 30 seconds or 1 minute.
  • Turn on the mobile again by the press and hold the same Power Key.

Now, check that the time shown by the device is right or not. Mostly, this trick can fix the issue. But, if you still see your android not updating time zone, follow the steps below.

Remove the Battery

This issue is not effective as much as above trick, but sometimes it works. It does not work all the time. This trick is only for the Android users who are having the mobile with a removable battery. If you have a device with a non-removable battery, then do not try this fix. Even after that, if you want to try, then try is at your own risk. (We are not  responsible for any of the smartphone damages.)

To perform it, just remove the back cover of the device carefully. Then, pull the battery outside from the device. Keep the battery outside for 3 to 5 minutes. After this duration now set the battery inside and start the mobile.

Then, check it out that the issue is fixed or not. If not, then? Then, only one way is to go further with another one.


Use Android Apps

The setting of the time using the Android app is not a bad idea at all. For that, we recommend you to use the app for proper time ad date. Here, we would like to recommend the app ClockSync. This app will help you to get rid of the wrong date and time issue.

The ClockSync app is readily available on the Google Play Store with free of cost. So, all the Android users can download and install the app from there. The most important thing is that it is compatible with all the Android devices. But, if you want to use this app with some additional features, then your mobile is must be rooted.

The Non-rooted users can also use the app. But, the number of features will reduce for non-rooted users. This app has a feature of automatic sync for the time and date. It will set up the correct date and time quickly.

This trick will 100% work for you to fix the issue Automatic Time Zone and Date/Clock are Wrong. Even after performing all the tricks, if the issue remains, then the Service Center will help you.

Now, we are going to finish this discussion. As you can see, here we have listed four tricks to fix the issue. You can use any of the tricks to fix the issue of “Automatic Time Zone and Date/Clock are Wrong.”

We hope that you should fix the issue by using the trick mentioned above. If it is useful to fix the problem, then don’t forget to share it with the other mobile users.