How to Change Date and Time on iPhone, iPad: 12-24 Hours/Military Time

Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020

Like a normal Phone, Apple handset allows us to Set Date and Time on iPhone by them overcome those errors some function has not working genuinely on your iPhone/iPad. You should know an official way to change and set time, the date on the iPhone. You can set the time schedule for 24 hours or 12 hours format on your iPhone. Keep in mind that the device’s time and date clock incorrect then, some of the functions won’t work as usual. So at least, you must have a clear path to set up date and time on iDevice.

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For example, a user will travel from the USA to UK or Canada and your location services have been enabled, at that time you don’t need to do manually because of its sets automatically according to the Recent Time Zone. Truly, this is an awesome and time-saving feature.

You can also Set Time Zone on iOS devices manually too. Then go on the Settings app and change what you want. If you’ve need full steps then go beneath to set date and time.

Note: This guide is Useful for All iPhone 11 (Pro, max), Xr, Xs, Xs Max, X,8 (Plus),7 (Plus), 6S (plus), SE, and 5S.

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How to Enable 24 Hours Time/Military Time on iPhone?

Irrespective of countries and time zone, changing clock to military time on the iPhone is the first choice of many users. There are many regions where by default 24-Hours Time is enabled, but for those who want to change 12 Hour Time to Military Time on iPhone, here’s the quick guide on how to set Military Time on iOS.

  1. Go to the Settings app on your iOS device.
  2. Tap General.

    Enable Military Time on iPhone

    Enable Military Time on iPhone

  3. Select Date & Time.
  4. Toggle On 24-Hour Time.

    Turn On 24 Hour Time on iPhone

    Turn On 24 Hour Time on iPhone

  5. That’s it.

How to Set 12 Hour Time on iPhone? Automatically

Didn’t like the 12 hour time on iPhone? Want to disable Military Time on iPhone? But there’s one more setting to be changed when you turn on 12 hour time on iPhone, that is you need to turn on Set Automatically option and disable the 24-Hour Time, this will directly change the 24 Hour to 12 Hour on iPhone.

  1. Navigate to the Settings of iPhone.
  2. Go to General > Date & Time.
  3. Disable the 24-Hour Time option.
  4. And turn ON Set Automatically.

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How to Change Timezone on iPhone? Change the Only Date or Only Time

Most of the time, iPhone Automatic Time is Wrong, in that case, changing the timezone manually on iPhone helps. If Date & Time Set Automatically is Greyed Out then jump to the next section.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Select Date & Time.
  4. Make sure to Disable the Set Automatically option.
    • Tap on Date to change Date only on your iPhone [Will Display on locked iPhone screen].
    • Tap on Time to Change Time only on your iPhone [Will Display at Top Left corner of iPhone].

      Change Timezone on iPhone

      Change Timezone on iPhone

  5. Tap on Time Zone.
  6. Search the City to set the new time zone on the iPhone.

    Change Time Zone on iPhone

    Change Time Zone on iPhone

  7. That’s it.

Unable to Change Timezone on iPhone? Grayed Out

iPhone users have reported that set automatically is greyed out and later unable to change timezone on iPhone. Upon investigating, we found that the Screen Time is responsible for this error. Most of the time, when Screen Time is enabled on the iPhone, the Date and Time Set Automatically is greyed out. So, check out the below steps to disable screen time on iPhone.

  1. Go to the Settings app.
  2. Open Screen Time.
  3. Scroll down and Turn Off Screen Time.

    Set Automatically Greyed Out on iPhone

    Set Automatically Greyed Out on iPhone

  4. Now, go back to the Date & Time and try to enable Set Automatically toggle.

Attend underneath footsteps precisely and refresh your iPhone or iPad Time and Date rightly.

  • Step 1.Open the Settings app from your iPhone home screen
  • Step 2.Tap Generalchange current time zone on iOS 8
  • Step 3. Choose Date & Time
  • Step 4. you can see, Set Automatically Option,
  • If, you want to set Date and Time automatically then Turn Toggle ON.    Set Date and Time on iPhone 6
  • Step 5. You can also Change Date and Time manually by using ‘’Time Zone’’ at this screen.

That’s it. Automatic Time Zone accuracy is improved when Location Services is turned on. And stay with full brightness mood Bluetooth LED.

How to Turn on Time Zone Override on iPhone, iPad for Calendars

In iOS, Time Zone Override is by default off. Using the Time Zone Override, you can create and see events in a time zone other than the one your clock set to.

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  1. Go to the Settings
  2. Find Calendars
  3. Tap Time Zone Override
  4. Turn Time Zone Override ON.  

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