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We confirmed with the device manufacturer that the devices use NTP to sync the time with pool.ntp.org. After a bit of research of my own, I discovered that NTP is configured in /system/etc/gps.conf. You have to be root to edit this file, but I was at least able to confirm that the information given to us was correct. We have opened the firewall to traffic ...


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And of course right after I finished writing this question, I figured out the answer. Go to Settings, Lock Screen and Security, Info and App Shortcuts, Dual Clock, and that has a "set home timezone" option. It would've made more sense to put it somewhere in the "Time and Date" Settings section, but oh well.


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Android has no option for NTP syncing – time synchronization takes place by other means (via your mobile carrier, see Where time information is received from the network? and What is the synchronization source for the internal clock). To enable time synchronization via NTP, you can e.g. use ClockSync – but without root powers, 3rd party tools are pretty much ...


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“There is in fact a second battery in every phone.” (Cf. answers 15., 19. and 48. of this discussion.)


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dotVezz has already commented that NTP is used. If so, then you can use ClockSync, which lets you set the NTP server. HOWEVER, you need to sync manually. Automatic sync is supported only with ROOTED devices. ClockSync synchronizes device system clock with atomic time from Internet via NTP (Network Time Protocol). Useful if provider doesn't support ...


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you can try long press clock in lockscreen, and you can choose one line clock and analog clock.


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Android 6.0.1 apparently fixes the issue. I'm running it on my Nexus, so I can't say about custom ROMs, but it should be fixed in 6.0.1 based ROMs. The bug was detected by me in 6.0 first because my alarm rang 21 minutes late. It was about a week after I bought the phone. A reboot fixed the time, and since I've upgraded to 6.0.1, I haven't seen an issue ...


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This is a problem encountered by many that has upgraded into Android Pie or bought a new one with Android Pie. Luckily, this could be fixed but rooting the phone is necessary. Someone I know tried this and it worked. May this also help you, https://www.xda-developers.com/status-bar-clock-tweaks-android-p-root/


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Looks like it's just/about to be fixed in Clock 4.0.1 as reported on AndroidPolice. The new APK for the clock app from the Android M Developer Preview doesn't look very different from the one you'll find in Lollipop - most of the functions (alarms, world clock, timer, and countdown) are in the same place and operate in the same way. But there's one tiny ...


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I had a similar problem but on another device, though try if it can fix your problem this is the what I did: I opened the Terminal Emulator and typed: $ su # logcat Then I held 'Volume down' (a.k.a. Ctrl) and 'c' to stop the output. I scrolled a bit up in the output and found a line that said: E/SQLiteOpenHelper( 5231): Couldn't open alarms.db for ...


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You can DNS override the pool.ntp.org entry in your corporate DNS infrastructure, and make that an alias/CNAME to your own internal NTP source/service. That will allow the internally connected android devices to sync with NTP without modification of the device itself


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They use a Real-time clock, the same as just about any other electronic device that keeps time. Newer devices have largely begun to move to supercapacitors to power the RTC, but batteries are also used. The decision depends on a variety of factors, including space and relative cost of the components. If you want some really in-depth details on how an RTC ...


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After spending an hour on the phone with Google tech support (don't know why I didn't think of this earlier) their representative was able to replicate the issue. At this time there appears to be no way to disable this notification on a stock/unrooted Pixel. I'll update the answer if I get any further information.


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Try disabling network time and set the clock manually. Network time relies on your mobile operator setting their clocks correctly, while it is usually a good bet, some misconfiguration on their side could mean that their clock is returning incorrect time. Another possibility is an issue in the database of time offsets in the device (this controls corrections ...


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"Ok google, set alarm label laundry for 20 minutes"


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On 7.1.1 settings, lock screen and security, information and face widgets, roaming clock, set your home time zone, along with the roaming clock on.


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Apparently, what I saw was not the Always On Display. I suppose the sequence of events was something like follows: While the phone was in the pocket, power button got pressed Due to hot weather the touchscreen was activated by the side of the pocket (wetted due to sweat), thus tapping OK in the warning dialog to "continue using the phone" The same ...


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I've got the same problem and the annoying sound can not be found in /System/media/audio/, but in /system/app/DeskClock.apk/assets/sounds/Timer_Expire.ogg. In any case, it seems difficult or impossible to change. There is more info here: http://androidforums.com/nexus-4/668411-super-harsh-countdown-timer-sound-nexus-4-how-change.html


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It's incredibly annoying that Google doesn't care about those things. If your phone is rooted, fire up a terminal or "adb shell" from a computer. Get a root shell by typing "su" and then: setprop persist.sys.timezone "Asia/Makassar" After restarting the phone, you get "Central Indonesia Time" under "Select time zone", despite the fact that it's not in the ...


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Try a Terminal Emulator app: $ date Fri Mar 27 16:00:15 IDT 2015


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Try any of these: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=smsr.com.acc https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.ne.topaz.psy.androidapp.SecondStatus https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.gridred.digitalclock.custom.lite&hl=en This one claims to show the time including seconds in the Status Bar https://play.google.com/store/...


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As far as I know, every OS makes the change at the officially scheduled time for your timezone. This is different in different timezones, but if you've previously observed your Windows clock changing at a particular time, you'll see any other OS changing at the same time. The exact time is set by the government: programmers don't just pick a time they think ...


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I'm afraid you can't change it. When I set my phone's language to French (France), the first day is still Sunday, where it should be Monday (like you). Google may have skipped this...


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Well, I couldn't find the solution so I followed Ian Clark's advice and performed factory reset. That helped.


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The solution was simple. I just needed to restart the tablet. It hadn't been restarted in months and I guess that somehow the updating system process got in a weird state. After doing a reboot (restart) via a hard power off, the clock started working and updates are downloading as normal. I hope my solution here helps someone else.


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The time on the right-side of the notification is - just like all other notifications - the time when the notification appears. The alarm notification is a new feature from Android stock Clock app on KitKat. Google's latest Clock app ... now notifies you two hours ahead of when your alarm is set to go off ... The clock app will display the first ...


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Do this (at your own risk) if that's a default widget came along with OS because those widgets are unrecoverable once deleted. 1 Perform a backup of your important data (remember 'not the settings') in the Tab to a PC or Cloud. 2 Then do a "Hard Reset" of Tab. (Every handset has a unique way to do a hard reset. So Google it.) 3 Tab will be reset to ...


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You can't make the widget change from analogue to digital, but you can replace the analogue one from a digital one. Hold your finger on the clock widget and drag it to the delete icon to remove it. Then, to add a digital clock widget, go to the app drawer and click Widgets, and find Digital clock in the list. Hold your finger on the digital clock to pick it ...


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As @eldarerathis said, there are secondary batteries or Real-Time-Clock (RTC) chips built into the SoCs (System-on-Chip) of each device. They are built into the circuits by the SoC provider, like Qualcomm, MediaTek, etc. Newer devices use semiconductor arrangements like the CMOS (Complimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) battery in computers, which do the ...


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