Time Zone - Change in Windows 8

How to Change the Time Zone in Windows 8 and 8.1

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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.






OPTION ONE
To Change the Time Zone in "PC settings"

1.
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)​

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A) Click/tap on Date & timeon the left side, and go to step 4 below. (see bottom screenshot below step 4)​

4. In the right pane under Time (Windows 8) or Time zone (Windows 8.1), you will be able set your time zone and daylight saving time settings. (see screenshots below)
NOTE: If your country or region is not in the Windows time zone list, then you can use the equivalent time zone according to the table here: How to select time zone for countries or regions that are not listed in Windows time zone list

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OPTION TWO
To Change the Time Zone in "Date and Time" Settings

1.
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.

2. 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 below.

4. 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)


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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)

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6. Click/tap on the Change time zone button. (see screenshot below)​


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7. You can now set your time zone and daylight saving time settings, and click/tap on OK when finished. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: If your country or region is not in the Windows time zone list, then you can use the equivalent time zone according to the table here: How to select time zone for countries or regions that are not listed in Windows time zone list

Taskbar-4.jpg

8. Click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below step 6)​


That's it,
Shawn


 

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