Change the time on the iPhone, is it necessary to do it?


For your iPhone to change the time automatically, you must have an option activated.

Every time winter or summer approaches, touch change the time of our watches and devices. Summer time and winter time promise better energy efficiency and is something that most countries in the world do. But, Is the time change something we have to do on our iPhone?What will happen with the programmed alarms? And with the calendar?

When winter approaches, you have to turn the clock back, and when summer approaches you have to do the opposite: move forward one hour. Nevertheless changing the time is something that in Apple devices is quite easy to do, and that in most cases happens without us noticing.

How to turn the iPhone clock forward or backward

The iPhone, configured correctly, will change only the time automatically thanks to its internet connection. The same happens with other devices such as Apple Watch or Mac, they advance or delay the time without us having to do anything.

All you have to do is make sure this setting is enabled on your iPhone:

  1. Enter the app Settings.
  2. Tap on the section general and in Date and Time.
  3. Verify that you have activated the Automatic adjustment.

IPhone time setting

Automatic time setting on iPhone

If you have deactivated the automatic time setting, you will have to change the time manually. Automatic adjustment detects your time zone, and advances or delays the time according to winter or summer time.

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East Automatic time change affects the entire systemSo if you have an alarm set at 7:00 in the morning, and the time change catches you, don’t worry that it will ring at “new” at 7:00 in the morning.




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