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Questions tagged [clock]

Clock related issues -- with "Clock" in the sense of "displaying the current time".

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From where on the network is time information received?

From where is the time information updated when the option Date & time settings -> Automatic - Use network-provided values is selected? Is it from GSM, WiFi, GPS or anything else? I believe ...
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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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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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How do wi-fi only Android devices synchronise time?

I'm having a problem with some Android tablets being unable to synchronise the time when connected to our wireless network. This is in a school and fairly heavily locked down, so it's probable that ...
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Can I set an alternative time source?

If I set the time manually on my Desire (rooted, CM7) it appears to lose up to a couple of minutes every day. Unfortunately, since the latter part of last year (possibly since the change to UK ...
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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 ...
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How do I set Android’s Clock app to vibrate for timers?

When I set my Android to All Notifications Vibrate mode and set a timer with the Clock app, the only notification I get is an on-screen display of the time counting negative past zero. There is no ...
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One-click access to alarm settings

I want to access the alarm clock feature built into Jelly Bean in one click. In the past, I've always done this by tapping the analog clock that's on the home screen by default. I want to switch to a ...
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HTC Clock widget takes 2-3 seconds to update after unlock

On my HTC One X, my home screen has an HTC Clock widget on it. When I unlock my phone, the time displayed on the clock shows the old time (when the phone was last unlocked) for about 2-3 seconds, and ...
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Is there a alarm clock app that uses UTC time? [closed]

Is there a alarm clock app that uses UTC instead of local timezone? The reason I ask is that I am tired of this daylight savings time idea, so my plan is to set 1 time in a non DST timezone like UTC ...
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Clock frozen in the notification bar

Every once in a while, my Asus TF300T freezes for a bit and some apps crash. I notice that when this happens, the clock freezes in the status bar. For example the time in the notification bar will be ...
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Clock off by 4 min even if “use network value” is on (probably due to an app)

Few days ago i noticed that the clock on my phone was 4 min earlier than "real" time. I thus moved to "parameters > date & time" to check that automatic was "on" and indeed it was "on". I then ...
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Force screen to be always on

We're using Samsung with Android 4.1.2 as a scrabble timer - via the default Clock application. It would be much more comfortable if I could force the phone screen to be always on so that we can see ...
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Two clocks, different times

The clock in the lockscreen shows the right time, but the one on the right corner of the status bar gets stuck. It shows the right time when I turn the mobile on, but then at some point it stops and ...
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Clock in Notification Area Does Not Update

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 with Android 4.2.2 that is behaving strangely. The clock on the notification bar refuses to update while I'm using the tablet or even while it's sleeping. The only ...