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

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Display phone tower's reported time zone

I can find apps in the store that give signal strength and tower location information, but does anyone know of any apps that report the phone tower's time zone information? If not, does anyone know ...
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Android suddenly changes system time out of nowhere

I am developing an application to collect data from an external source from time to time, with the bluetooth always on and occasional NFC readings. I want to log this data in my android application ...
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What do these screen mean black background yellow or blue with date and time?

Some times my phone gets stuck at this screen. I can take a screen shot but it is otherwise unresponsive. What does this screen mean. It's usually yellow or blue with the time. I want to think if I ...
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Change default behaviour of date picker

Is there any way to change the date picker of OnePlus 3t. I can only traverse only through months. imagine setting dob for a 30+ yr old guy. Android 8.0 Oxygen OS 5.0.2
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Instamt timestamp pasting? (hotkeys on screen and on external keyboard)

I would like to have a possibility to paste YYYYMMDDHHMMSS timestamps such as 20180318135731 instantly, like AutoHotKey/AutoKey for desktop PCs. On screen: Floating button or a toolbar above the ...
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Does connecting an old phone to a WiFi hotspot automatically update the date and time?

We found an old phone in a drawer, and when we turned it on, the time was off due to no WiFi or SIM. When we connected it to a mobile hotspot on an S7 Active, the time didn't update, and we did not ...
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Apk Security on Automatic date and time

Is there any way to "mock" the Android date and time even while the option "automatic date and time" is turned on? The reason I'm asking for such information is that my new app will have to operate ...
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How to see at what time an SMS was sent?

My phone runs Marshmallow. When I recieve an SMS, the messaging app only shows me the time at which the message was recieved locally on my phone. There are various circumstances in which this time ...
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Logs : find out when a usb pendrive was plugged

A friend of mine lost a USB pendrive containing really sensitive information. He knows that right before it was lost, he plugged it into his Galaxy S3 Tab. We would like to be sure about exactly when ...
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How to get tomorrow's date and next week's number for use in Tasker

Based on this answer I am looking for a way how to get tommorow's date and next week number to use in Tasker app, Run Shell Command. I have tried: date -d '+1 day' +"%Y%m%d" and similar, but still ...
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Turning on Automatic date and time changes timezone

When I turn on "Automatic date and time", the time on my notification bar goes back an hour. When I turn off "Automatic date and time", I see that it changed the time zone by one zone. I then select ...
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Can't set Android emulator date - stuck on 1/1/1970

I am having trouble manually setting the date on my android emulator. I am using an ARM AVD which is running on a Windows 10 Virtual Machine (no Intel HAXM available), and the emulator is being run ...
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Does migration of whatsapp images and videos from google drive preserve file modification date?

According to this Android Stackexchange answers file modification dates aren't restored upon restoration. So videos and images restored from Google Drive backup of whatsapp won't work leading to ...
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How to show date in status bar in Android 7?

Back in Android 4/5, date was shown in the status bar along with time. However, I recently upgraded to Nougat/7 and now date is gone from the status bar and there doesn't seem to be any setting to re-...
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Change Settings.Global.AUTO_TIME to always be 1

I want my android apps to believe that Automatic Time Zone is set to ON even though it actually is not. I read that Automatic Time Zone is detected using Settings.Global.AUTO_TIME variable, which ...
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why the option to set date and time always stops when i try to set it on my tablet?

The option to set day and time on my tablet Marshmallow with operating system android 6.0, seems disabled, every time that i try to set the correct time a message pops up saying that the aplication ...
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NTP sync over USB for chinese watch?

Context: I'm having some difficulty locating a specific .apk to synchronize the time on a specific watch. What are the challenges associated with running some type of NTP sync over USB between a ...
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How to set automatic time in our private WIFI network on MarshMallow

The most of TCP And UDP output port are closed in our WIFI network. The only way is for synchronize time of my android 6 in AndroidBox TV device is to be connected to our NTP time server. I tried ...
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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 do I get my dual clock back?

So I have a relative who's spending some time on the other side of the planet (Japan). To facilitate communication, I had set up dual clock a while back to show both, local and Japanese time on lock ...
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How to use Network Time Protocol (NTP) on Android?

Is there any way to sync time using NTP with a time server such as NIST Internet Time Servers on Android?
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How to change time on Android 6 (Nexus 5x) with display off (adb?)

I need to change time on my phone while screen is powered off (because of some notifications I need to test). On other devices I did this in adb shell as root by typing: date -s "YYYYMMDD....
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Taking time from notification status

How could I change the style of notification time or remove it . Is it possible? if it is how could I do? and also the my android is rooted with Iroot (samsung android version is : Jelly Bean 4.1)
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Phone changes timezone itself

My phone is Huawei LUA-L21, here's the log from logcat: D/WifiStateMachine( 876): onReceive, action:mediatek.intent.action.LOCATED_PLMN_CHANGED E/WifiStateMachine( 876): InitialState (when=-1ms ...
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Multitasking after changing device date

I'm running Android 6.0.1 on a Nexus 6P. I've been having some trouble with the multitask button, specifically right after changing the device date/time. The multitask button does not work at all, ...
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How do I disable Daylight Saving Time (DST)?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6. This year I'm doing an experiment wherein I do not participate in Daylight Saving Time (DST). However, my phone automatically adjusts itself for DST. How do I disable this?...
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iPhone Jan 1, 1970 bug on Android?

I was just wondering if this bug is on Android as well. I really want to try it but if it is, I don't want to ruin my phone. I mainly just want to know if I need to protect my phone's time and date ...
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Dates changed on the photos

Photos were taken in 2011 on Samsung phone GT-B3310 (not a smartphone). This phone was switched off for over 2 years in 2013. On 24 January 2015 the phone was switched on and transferred the ...
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How to change date and time format on Marshmallow?

I'm using a Nexus 5X with Android 6.0.1, patch level January 2016. I'd like to change the system language to English but like to keep my local date format. In versions prior to Marshmallow, there was ...
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How do I make my phone sync to UTC, not GPS time?

I recently discovered that my phone's time was 17 seconds fast. After some digging, I discovered that GPS time is 17 seconds ahead of UTC, due to not having leap seconds. In my phone, I have ...
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Date and time resets to 1970 after every shutdown

I'm having trouble with date and time on my Droid Razr M running Android 4.4.2. Every time my phone shuts off it goes back to 1970 and I can't get on the internet or any of my apps.
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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 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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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 just ...
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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, ...