Set time, date & time zone

You can change your clock’s settings, including the date, time, and time zone. You can set how your alarms and timers work, and add clocks for other cities.

Change which time shows

  1. Open your phone's Clock app .
  2. Tap More More and then Settings.
    • To pick your home time zone: Tap Home time zone.
    • To automatically update your timezone: Tap Change date & time and then Set time zone automatically.
    • To update your timezone based on your location: Tap Change date & time and then Set time zone automatically and then Use location to set time zone.
    •  To add a clock for home when you travel to another time zone: Tap Automatic home clock.

Change alarm settings

  1. Open your phone's Clock app .
  2. Tap More MoreAnd then Settings.
  3. Under "Alarms":
    • Choose how long your alarm rings: Tap Silence after.
    • Choose how long "snoozing" delays an alarm: Tap Snooze length.
    • Change your alarm’s volume: Use the "Alarm volume" slider.
    • Have an alarm become louder over time: Tap Gradually increase volume.
    • Choose what the volume buttons do: Tap Volume buttons. They can control volume, snooze an alarm, or dismiss an alarm.
    • Pick what day your week starts on: Tap Start week on.

Change timer settings

  1. Open your phone's Clock app .
  2. Tap More MoreAnd then Settings.
  3. Under "Timers":
    • Pick the ringtone that plays when the timer ends: Tap Timer sound.
    • Make the timer sound become louder over time, Tap Gradually increase volume.
    • Have the timer vibrate: Tap Timer vibrate.

Add clocks for other cities

  1. Open your phone's Clock app .
  2. Tap Clock.
  3. At the bottom, tap World clock .
  4. Type the name of a city in the search bar, then tap the city you want to add.
    • Reorder a city: Touch and hold a city, then move it up or down in the list.
    • Delete a city: Touch and hold a city, then drag it to the bottom of your screen.
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