issues with date/time formats, adjusting time, time sync, daylight saving

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System time not updating while screen is locked

Device: ASUS MemoPad 7 (K013), running the latest ASUS ROM based on Android Lollipop 5.0 (updated automatically with the included ASUS updater). When I lock the screen, the system time stops ticking ...
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How to force a time/date update in my phone?

I recently changed the battery of my phone, but in doing so, kept it without battery for some time. After placing the new battery, I discovered that the date and time had gone back to default. I ...
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Leap Seconds on Android

A leap second was recently added on June 30, 2015 23:59:60 UTC. How are leap seconds implemented on Android (specifically Lollipop)?
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How to add NTP server?

I'm currently trying to find out a way of changing NTP settings of a mk808b-plus(kitkat) android stick. My device is on company's LAN and I cannot use apps therefore only option I've is to add the ...
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How do I make the android alarm work?

My alarm clock stops working every now and then. I would say about once a month it will just stop sounding alarms. Sometimes the next day it will start working again, sometimes not. In googling it ...
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Problems with time zones on a Micromax unite 3 with Lollipop

My timezone is GMT +5:30 but it always changes it to GMT +2:00. Please help me fix this problem. This made me miss an important meeting.
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Clock issue with Motorola Razr HD Maxx (stock 4.4.2 firmware)

I have a Verizon Motorola Razr HD Maxx, running the latest firmware (182.46.15.XT926). My phone was dropped and the screen shattered about 6 months ago. The Razr was powered off and left alone while I ...
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Incorrect dates on screenshots taken on Galaxy Nexus i9250

I have first Nexus (Galaxy Nexus i9250) with Android 4.3 on-board. I've been making screenshots of the screens, I'm seeing, for as long, as I have this phone (nearly three years) and there were always ...
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Date & Time settings are limited to hour and date formats only

LG Lucid 4G running Android ver. 4.1.2 My phone's Date & Time settings contain only hour and date format settings. For example: ...
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How to transfer photos wirelessly without losing file date and time

I want to quickly wirelessly transfer photos off an Android (Kit Kat) device. The catch: I don't want to lose the file dates/times during the transfer. Specifically, I am not talking about the EXIF ...
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I hate the analog time picker, can I force apps to use something else?

I really dislike this: I would love to be able to force all of my apps to use this: I realize that everyone has their own opinions about good vs bad UX. I don't want to start fights, I am ...
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Specific files in clockworkmod folder with future timestamps

I've noticed that many Android devices that have been rooted (but use stock ROMs), have a clockworkmod folder. These devices are not using clockworkmod ROMs but sometimes use a custom recovery as ...
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Can I change the date range in the Lollipop “cellular data usage” chart?

In Android 4.x I was able to change the date axis on the "cellular data usage" chart to show (for example) what I used in the past 24 hours. In Lollipop, the date range is locked to a static data ...
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Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F / klte) Date/Time Issue

I've recently upgraded from a Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300) to a Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F / klte). The device seemed to be working as desired so I decided to go ahead, root, and install a custom ROM ...
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Lollipop: alarm isn't firing in time

After updating my Nexus 5 to Android 5.0 I noticed that alarm is not fired at set time (actually that spoiled my today's morning). When I set time for alarm it writes correct delta (e.g."Alarm set ...
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Moto E changes to wrong time or wrong time zone

My dad is using a Motorola Moto E, running Android 4.4.4 (not rooted). He has noticed that it frequently displays the wrong time or date. Sometimes this is just the wrong time zone, other times it is ...
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What is the use of Automatic update of date and time when i have to manually enter it?

Step 1-I have checked the Auto update date and time and Suppose I remove my battery and then place it due to some phone lag. On starting it shows the default date and time (factory set date,time) . ...
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Why date/time automatic adjustment didn't work?

Recently I went to Italy and bought a pre-paid TIM chip to use while there, because it was much cheaper than the ridiculously high prices of Rogers' roaming. However, something quite puzzling ...
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Change network time (Fake)

In android you have a option to change your GPS location to a fake location. Is it possible to "fake" the network time, so my app thinks that the actual time the fake network time is? My phone is a ...
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Android installation age [duplicate]

Is there a way to discover when my Android OS was installed? In other word: what is the age of the SO running in my phone (since the last FW upgrade)? I have root access and I prefer not installing ...
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How can I syncronize android time with machine via ADB

How can I update android time via ADB? I know I can run this comand via windows cmd: adb shell date -s 20140414.130000 But I need to synchronize the time with my windows machine. Is this possible ...
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Incorrect data shown in calendar and incorrect today

Recently, my Google Agenda started show completely wrong data : In planning view, "Today" (9th) is showing in front of yesterday (8th), "yesterday" in front of the 7th which is 2 days from today, ...
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Android's Daylight Savings Time change messes up recurring events. How can I deal?

I've had this issue for a while now: Whenever the Daylight Savings time change occurs, Android takes it upon itself to adjust all my reminders forward or backwards one hour-- this happens in the stock ...
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Different system time for different applications

I need to set different system time for different applications. For example I need to have to Chrome "thinks" that it is November 2012 and keep normal system time for all others applications. Is that ...
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Inbox showing date instead of time

My SMS inbox suddenly began to display the date instead of the time. Previously it has shown for example 18:54, but now it says OKT. 27 in the inbox. When I open a conversation it will now say ...
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What exact time do Android devices execute the Daylight Saving Changes?

I believe the Windows OS in general makes the Fall DST change at 3.00am on the last Sunday of October, and the Spring change at 2.00am on the last Sunday of March. Could someone enlighten me on the ...
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Is there NTP like time syncing for non rooted phone?

I need from time to time sync clock on android phone from internet. Traditional way on non mobile devices is to use NTP servers and daemon. To run NTP daemon and automatically set time on android ...
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Time server for Android

If I have an Android device that has no internet connection and I would like to use a PC as a time server. What should be the right procedures? Is it that I should install a NTP server on my PC and ...
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Gallery images appearing in mixed up order

I have an HTC One X with stock Android 4.1.1. As you know, Android 4.1 introduced a "nice" feature to the gallery which allows grouping images by events. Unfortunately, after this update I started to ...
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Nexus 7 randomly reboots and resets date to 1999

Twice now my Nexus 7 has randomly rebooted while it was charging and the date was changed to December 31, 1999 and the time has been changed; this time it was set six hours ahead. Does anyone know ...
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Where time information is received from the network?

Where the time information is updated from when the option Date & time settings -> Automatic - Use network-provided values is selected? Is it the GSM, the WiFi, the GPS or any of them? I ...
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Problems with the Clock

The clock on my lock screen is showing the correct time but the clock in the upper right hand corner is an hour behind how can i fix this?
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CM7 messaging shows only date, not time

I have installed cyanogenmod 7.2.0.1-bravo on my HTC Desire. For messages received before today the messaging app shows only the date without the time. (For today it shows only the time.) ...
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Android 2.3: Expected behavior for setting time automatically with Wifi only

I want to understand how Android 2.3 sets the time when the Date & Time settings are configured to "Automatic" but no SIM card is present. I am setting up LG E400 Optimus L3 devices as WiFi-only ...
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Why didn't my Android auto adjust to daylight saving time and how to fix it?

My Galaxy Nexus, Jelly Bean, was set to Automatic Date & Time, Automatic Time Zone, and the correct Time Zone was shown: "GMT -03:00, Brasilia Time". Here in Brazil Daylight Saving Time begins ...
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Disable GPS time synchronization

I live in Kiev, Ukraine. My device is Motorola Defy with CyanogenMod 7 (2.3.7). In time settings there's no Ukraine timezone so I use Minsk, Belarus timezone (GMT +3). After I locate my position using ...
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Customize date display format?

Is it possible to customize the format in which Android displays the current date? I'm interested mainly in: the date format at the top on screen when pulling down the notification menu (currently ...
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What is the synchronization source for the internal clock

Using a tool to compare the internal clock of my Android device to internet time servers, I noticed my device is 30 seconds wrong. So that made me wondering what is the cause of this error. Where ...
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Do most phones default to Automatic Date and Time being on?

I guess this is really a question about carriers in the US since I suspect they control these types of default settings. Do most Android phones default to have "Automatic" Date & Time setting ...
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Motorola Admiral Set Date not functioning properly [closed]

I am working on an application that does some work once per day. As part of the testing process for applications that use this functionality I generally go into Settings->Date & Time and turn ...
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Wil my HTC Desire auto-adjust for daylight savings?

Daylight savings is about to end, I was just wondering - will my HTC Desire auto-adjust for this? Thanks! (Need to set my alarm tomorrow morning and want that extra hour of sleep!)
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Inaccurate time? How to fix it?

Sometimes the time on my phone (X10 mini pro) is a little late while in sleep mode. I've experienced differences from 1 to 3 hours. My guess is that the clock system component (if there is such a ...