Article ID : 00113113 / Last Modified : 06/29/2020

How do I set the date and time on my Android TV?

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    You can set the correct date and time on your Android TV™ device automatically or manually.

    Set the date and time automatically

    • For XBR A9G / A9F / Z9G / Z9F series

      1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
      2. Select Settings.
      3. Follow the steps according to your TV menu.
        • Select Device PreferencesDate & timeAutomatic date & time → set it to ON.
        • Select Date & TimeAutomatic date & time → set it to ON.
    • For other models

      1. On the supplied remote control, press the HOME button.
      2. Select Settings.
      3. Under the System Preferences category, select Date & time.
      4. Set to Use broadcast time or Use network time.
        • If there are no menu items under Use network time, set to ON, then set Time synchronization to Use network-provided time.

    If your TV doesn't display the correct time, make sure to select the correct time zone.

    1. Press the HOME button.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Follow the steps according to your TV menu.
      • Select Device PreferencesDate & timeSet time Zone.
      • Select Date & timeSet time zone.
      • Select Date & TimeTimeAutomatic time zone → Set it to Off, then select Set Time Zone.
    4. Select your location.

    Note: If you use a special network environment such as VPN, the time on the TV may differ from the time of the location or area where the TV is located.

    Set the date and time manually

    1. Press the HOME button on the remote control.
    2. Select Settings.
    3. Follow the steps according to your TV menu.
      • Select Device PreferencesDate & timeAutomatic date & time → Set it to Off.
      • Select Date & TimeAutomatic date & time → Set it to Off.
    4. Set the date and time manually.
      • For Android™ 8.0 or later, select Set date and Set time.
      • For Android 7.0 or earlier, select Date and Time.