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

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How do I move the clock back to the right in Android Pie?

I have just installed Android Pie and the clock has moved from the right of the status bar to the left. Is there a setting to move it back?
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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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Clock to use when giving presentations

When I give presentations, I have to keep an eye on the clock to make sure my speech does not take more than alloted time, or in the end to know whether I can take more questions. Looking at my watch ...
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Is there an alarm clock app that takes account of personal and/or public holidays?

On my current and previous Android phones (HTC Magic with stock Android 1.6, and Samsung Galaxy S with 2.1 and TouchWiz) there have been pretty good alarm clock apps that allow you to set a a variety ...
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Change stock Clock app timer noise?

In the stock clock app (4.2 stock Android), there's a timer function; the one where e.g. you type in 8 minutes and an alarm goes off in eight minutes. However, the noise it makes is absolutely ...
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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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Marshmallow Time Drift bug

I was planning to flash a custom Marshmallow ROM on my Samsung Note 2 and use it for some tests in which keeping accurate time (error of a minute either way is fine, not more). This report This ...
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Why does the clock think he's in Detroit?

We have brand new phones, and my husband's HTC Evo Shift 4G clock app seems to think he's in Detroit. He isn't. We've never even been to Michigan, which is probably our loss, I'm sure Michigan is ...
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How do I allow countdown timer alarm to go off while phone is in vibrate?

I upgraded from Galaxy Mega to Galaxy S6 Edge +. There is no menu button. In Galaxy Mega, part of the menu contains changing the settings of the countdown timer alarm. One setting I had was that I ...
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How do I set the correct time zone on my Nexus 4?

I just purchased a Nexus 4. I'm perplexed, however, in that it thinks that I am in the Central timezone when I'm actually in the Eastern timezone. The Clock application that came with the phone has ...
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Good clock and weather widget for someone dealing with multiple timezones / cities

I work for a big corporate with development centers around the world. There are 4 in particular that I interact with frequently and travel to regularly. What I'd like is a clock and weather widget ...
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Disable “Upcoming Alarm” Notification (without disabling alarm)

I'm fairly new to the Android platform so hopefully this is a silly question, but since I've had my Pixel (Pixel 1, Android 8.0.0), it's been giving me notifications for alarms I set in the Clock app ...
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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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“Unfortunately, Clock has stopped” when trying to create or edit alarm

Recently I started to face a very weird bug. Whenever I try to tap on Create alarm button, or on existing alarm I am getting this "Unfortunately, Clock has stopped" This is a system app I don't ...
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World clock on lock screen

Did anyone meet an app to show the time in several timezones on the lock screen? Android 2.3.4, Xperia Pro
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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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Change the week start on Clock alarms

Is there a way to change the start of the week to Monday (instead of Sunday) in the default clock program? Note that my local is set to English (UK) so it should be the default but is not. I am ...
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How to get the one-line clock on the lockscreen back on my Xperia running Lollipop?

I've just updated my Sony Xperia Z3 Compact to 5.0.2. The clock on the lockscreen used to be like this: but now it's stacked like this (two lines): Is there a way to keep Lollipop but get the old ...
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Can I hide the time on the Cyanogenmod 7 Lockscreen?

I've flashed CM7 onto my phone, and am wondering if there is a way to hide the clock. The only way I see is the Widget Layout setting to Default/Hidden/Centered. But this hides ALL text on the lock ...
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Motorola Blackflip Clock Doesn't Update when its Screen is off

My Motorola Backflip (Android 1.6) doesn't update its clock until the screen is turned on. This wouldn't be a problem except that the alarm won't go off in the morning unless I'm already up and ...
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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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How does a phone store date and time even when the battery is removed?

I have seen android phones which do not ask users to set the date and time even if I remove battery and reinsert and start the phone. If I have a SIM card inside it, I understand it fetches date and ...
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How can I set a server address to automatically sync my device time?

My Institute has a server which has a IP address 192.168.1.xxx I want to set my sync server to that IP address. All other time sync servers are blocked so I am asking this. If it is possible then ...
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Clock Replacements for Motorola Droid Docking Station

I have a Motorola Droid (v1) and a docking station. When the phone is docked, it automatically runs the Clock app, which isn't very configurable. Are there any alternatives to the Clock app, or is ...
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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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Does Android (4.0 +) automatically sense what time zone the device is in and change the time display accordingly?

The title pretty much states my question but mainly I want to know if I say hope a flight in NY to California will android pick up on the time difference between the time zones? Or do I Manually need ...
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Lock screen clock cut off?

I have a new Samsung Epic 4G which has a clock on the top of the unlock screen. For some reason, however, most of the date gets cut off. So what I see is "Fri May." and the time. It seems like a font ...
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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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How do I set the Home Time Zone that shows up on the Dual Clock?

I'm currently traveling with my phone, and my lock screen shows a dual clock with Roaming and Home times. Which is very useful! Except the Home time is actually from the timezone I originally ...
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Can you use “OK Google” to set a timer with a label by voice?

Is it possible to set a timer with a label using "OK Google"? I'd like to be able to say: OK Google: 20 minute timer for laundry or OK Google: laundry timer 20 minutes but I haven't found a ...
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Can I put an HTC flip clock on the lock screen?

I have an HTC One X and it has the typical HTC flip-clock/weather widget loud and proud on the home screen. I don't really want it there because it's a bit bulky but it would be nice on the lock ...
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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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Show time with seconds

How can I see the time with seconds on a Nexus 4? The settings give me the option to only change the date format, but not the time format.
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Real time events show up with a 4 minute delay

So I just bought a Milestone 2 and installed CM 7.2 by Endless (based on the Defy CM ROM). Everything is working great, but there's one thing that annoys me. Everytime I tweet something it never ...
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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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Samsung Galaxy Ace locks automatically when clock application is selected

Got my Samsung Galaxy Ace a few days ago. Been working properly till yesterday when something strange started happening. Whenever I select the Clock application, the application starts, I see my clock ...
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how to change the lock screen clock style?

I know we have "LockBot" and "WidgetLock" to change the style of the lock screen. But they are not free and it seems they do not allow me to change the clock styles either. I do want to change the ...
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Automatic time on Nexus 5X says it's 2017 already, one day ahead

This morning I woke up to my phone, a Nexus 5X, telling me that it was already 2017, by saying the date was 1 January 2017. The time was/is still correct to the second, but it is only one day ahead. ...
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How to add timezone to world clock when you don't know the city?

Using the stock clock in Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) on my Nexus 4, I can add world clocks for other cities around the world by scrolling through the long list of available cities (in alphabetical ...
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Using Android GPS as NTP refclock?

Is anyone aware of an existing or potential way to make an Android device run an NTP daemon which takes its reference time from the GPS hardware attached to it? I'm talking about configuring the ntp ...
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How to enable audible alarms while making phone calls?

I often need to use a timer while making phone calls. No matter what timer I use they never play the alarm sound while you are on the phone, they simply emit a brief "beep" and vibrates (if the timer ...
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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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Alarm/Cal Event repeating every alternate day and that which does not sync with google

I need to create an alarm or calender event that repeats every alternate day at same time. I can not associate it with day of week, or date. I am using HTC Desire S. I also need create entries in ...
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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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Is there a countdown timer in Android?

I searched for a countdown timer, and I was not able to find it. It should be there in every phone... Is it coming with the standard Clock app?
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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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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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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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Remove analog clock from home screen

So I've just got a Nexus 4 (hooray for me!) and I don't know how I did it, but I've somehow got an analog clock perched over my Google search bar. I don't want it there. It doesn't appear to be a ...
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What triggers Always On Display's display of seconds?

I'm using a Samsung A320F/DS with AOD in "show always" mode. Android is 8.0.0, AOD has only a single page (without the player). Clock style is set up as 22:59 TUE 3 JULY 84%🔋 But one day, when ...