Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Will my phone automatically update for daylight saving time?

 

mobile phone time

 

Daylight saving time comes into effect on the last Thursday of March when clocks are advanced by one hour. In Israel, daylight saving time comes to an end on the last Sunday of October.

Here is how to update your mobile phone settings manually:

Resetting your phone before day light saving time in Israel ends (October)

In order to avoid disruptions in setting the time on this date, it is recommended to set your handset's clock immediately to "Manual Mode" which you will find in the TIME & DATE SETTINGS

Once in Manual Mode, select the 'Athens-Greece' time zone.

Following the change over, you should reset the clock settings, of your handset, to 'Automatic Mode' and thereafter select the 'Jerusalem' time zone.

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Resetting your phone when daylight saving time begins in Israel (March)

In order to avoid disruptions in setting the time on this date, it is recommended to set your handset's clock "Automatic Mode" to the Jerusalem time zone - which you will find in the TIME & DATE SETTINGS.

Your mobile phone service provider might update the time on your phone automatically at the beginning and end of Daylight Savings Time.  They might also send instructions via SMS to your phone. 

If you are unsure, contact your mobile phone carrier for any further clarifications.

 

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