How To Change Date and Time on iPhone

How To Change Date and Time on iPhone
How To Change Date and Time on iPhone

Sometimes when you use your iPhone, the date and time might not be quite right. This can result in having difficulties scheduling appointments or syncing with other devices. Having an incorrect date and time on your phone also affects its functionality. Don’t worry, though – it’s easy to rectify this issue! In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the steps of changing the date and time on your iPhone so that everything is updated once again.

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How To Set Time and Date on iPhone Automatically?

Your phone time and date Are set by default for your location, and you can change them easily. Moreover, you might enable this in the settings if this does not happen.

  • Open settings app on your updated or old iPhone.
  • Tap on General and Tap Date & Time.
  • You will see the next interface turn on the set automatically enabled if it’s not already enabled.

How To Change Date and Time on iPhone 11 Pro Home Screen Manually?

Changing the date and time is so easy, and you can do it within 5 minutes after reading the blog.

  • Go to the home screen and tap the settings gray icon.
  • Tap General and tap date & time.
  • If you want to disable automatic time and date, tap the status switch beside set automatically, or tap on time zone to change it.
  • Enter your city in the same time zone and tap on a city in the displayed list. Your time zone will be set to the time zone of that city.
  • Tap the date and swipe up & down to set the date and time.

What to Do if iPhone Time Won’t Set Automatically

If your iPhone time doesn’t set automatically, you can try the following steps:

  1. Go to Settings > General > Date & Time and turn on the “Set Automatically” option.
  2. If the “Set Automatically” option is already on, turn it off and on again.
  3. Restart your iPhone by holding down the power button and sliding it to power off. Then, turn it back on again.
  4. Check if there is an update available for your iPhone’s software. Go to Settings > General > Software Update.
  5. If none of these steps work, you can try resetting your iPhone to its factory settings. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Erase all Content and Settings. However, make sure you back up your data before doing this.

If these steps don’t solve the problem, contact Apple


Q: How to change time zone on iPhone or iPad?

Open Settings > General > Time and Date

Toggle off the set automatically option.

Tap Time zone > Enter the city or region you want to set as your time zone > Select it from the list.

Tap Time & set it > Tap done to save changes.

Q: How do you work around the snooze time limits on the iPhone 6 clock app?

A: You can’t change the snooze time according to your desire because it has a fixed snooze time of 1 – 9 minutes.

  • Open Clock app > Tap Plus sign
  • Tap Alarm > Once the alarm is set and set to ring > Tap snooze at the bottom.
  • Pick up available snooze time in the pop-up and Tap Done
  • Again tap done to set the alarm.

Q: How can the date and time be displayed on the iPhone 13 home screen & lock screen?

Open Settings > Tap Display & Brightness

Turn off the Auto-lock feature by selecting the appropriate time.

Exit the setting app > check your home screen (The date and date will be displayed at the top of your home screen).


  • Open Settings > Tap Touch ID & Passcode or use Face ID
  • Unlock your screen > Scroll down to the “Allow Access when locked” section.
  • Turn on the “Today View” and notification view.
  • Exit the settings app and lock your screen to check whether the date and date display on the lock screen.

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