How to Change the Time Zone in Windows 8 and 8.1
This tutorial will show you how to change the Time Zone and turn Daylight Saving Time on or off in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
To Change the Time Zone in "PC settings"
Open PC settings
, and do step 2 or 3
below for what Windows 8 you have. 2. In Windows 8 or Windows RT
, click/tap on General
on the left side of PC settings, and go to step 4
below. (see top screenshot below step 4) 3.
In Windows 8.1
or Windows RT 8.1
, click/tap on Time & language
on the left side. (see screenshot below)
A) Click/tap on Date & time
on the left side, and go to step 4
below. (see bottom screenshot below step 4)
To Change the Time Zone in "Date and Time" Settings
Go to your desktop
. NOTE: You can do this by pressing the Windows + D keys, or clicking/tapping on the Desktop app on the Start screen
Do either step 3, 4, or 5
below for how you would like to open the "Date and Time" settings. 3.
Open the Control Panel (icons view)
, click/tap on the Date and Time
icon, and go to step 6
Right click on the clock
, at the far right of the taskbar, click/tap on Adjust Date/Time
, and go to step 6
below. (see screenshot below)
5. Left click or tap on the clock, at the far right of the taskbar, click/tap on the Change date and time settings link, and go to step 6 below. (see screenshot below)
6. Click/tap on the Change time zone button. (see screenshot below)
8. Click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below step 6)