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# 254344 7-Aug-2019 21:07
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Hi there.  I have a new A2 and I've been quite happy with it so far.  My main niggle is that in Kodi the time is 8 hours early, so instead of saying 3pm, it says 3am.  The time and timezone were set automatically during setup of the A2 in Android and are fine.  The 18.3 version of Kodi installed doesn't have the regional settings for a timezone that older versions had, because the OS is supposed to supply those correctly.  Dish TV support do not see this issue and they have taken things as far as they can as they cannot reproduce the problem.  Their last suggestion is to do a factory reset which seems a bit pointless as I haven't done anything to the unit since doing the initial install plus I'd loose all my recording rules and current recordings.

 

Has anyone else seen and cracked this or ave some suggestions on fixing this?


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  # 2291974 8-Aug-2019 05:24
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i can set the timezone on my kodi 18.2 build on my linux box

 

settings>interface>regional and under unit formats




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  # 2292082 8-Aug-2019 08:36
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yes that option is there on some of the other Kodi boxes I have including a Linux 18.3 version, but the version on the A2 doesn't have this at all, even though it is also 18.3. On my Samsung phone I see the same thing, no regional settings that includes timezone.   I suspect this is a Kodi on Android issue.  I not sure why the dish TV support team do not see it, but there you go.


 
 
 
 




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  # 2298834 14-Aug-2019 09:38
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The box did dome soort of update this morning and the time in kodi is all good now.


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