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# 68597 25-Sep-2010 18:44
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Hi,

I have to be up early in the morning. Does my android phone know about daylight savings in NZ? Will it adjust itself?

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  # 384392 25-Sep-2010 18:52
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If you on XT or 2D then yes. From memory Vodafone does do Time updates. Not sure if Android has any DLS settings in it. Maybe it polls a time server somewhere..




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  # 384393 25-Sep-2010 18:53
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As said, most likely on XT and 2degrees it will just get the time from the network and adjust accordingly...

Or so I hope. Let's see if the Milestone does it.




 
 
 
 




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  # 384396 25-Sep-2010 19:01
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OK, so the upshot is that no-one really knows. I am on vodafone.

If the flight I am crewing from Wellington in the morning is late out, do you think I should blame Google for the OS or Vodafone for the lack of time updates Laughing I somehow think neither excuse will fly (if you excuse the pun). It looks like it will be a manual alarm clock. It is just like Y2K all over again!

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  # 384423 25-Sep-2010 22:06
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I was wondering this too, just set my alarm on my XT desire, it seemed to take into account daylight savings (-1hour) when it told me how long it was till it was going to go off.
Try testing that.

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  # 384425 25-Sep-2010 22:24
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Android does it nicely. It did it last year on my trusty HTC magic on Vodafone :)




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  # 384433 25-Sep-2010 23:13
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Interestingly while we on this subject... Does Vodafone do time update OTA? Or if not, any reason why they are not?




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  # 384434 25-Sep-2010 23:25
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Its that time of the year again.  Android and other smart mobile OSes has their own timezone data, so will adjust accordingly.  OSes that doesn't keep timezone data, and therefore no DST, can get the time from the network.

 
 
 
 


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  # 384448 26-Sep-2010 03:01
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Im on 2D and just went from 1:59am - 3:00am automatically :)

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  # 384449 26-Sep-2010 03:13
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M_I_C_H_A_E_L: Im on 2D and just went from 1:59am - 3:00am automatically :)


yup! only vodafone never update the time for their cellphone users.







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  # 384453 26-Sep-2010 05:19
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Well done my Vodafone Android phone. You automatically updated for daylight savings. I should have had more faith!




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  # 384459 26-Sep-2010 08:01
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chiefie: Interestingly while we on this subject... Does Vodafone do time update OTA? Or if not, any reason why they are not?


I would like to know this as well. Seems pretty poor service to not correct your customers phones.
Even when they return home from holiday would be great to have the time set back to NZ time.




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Worked fine for me on my N1. I don't have the phone sync'ed to the network (used to be VF, now 2D) because anyway for VF, there were a minute out from the atomic clock :-)

But Android updated itself and now the TZ is NZDT GMT+13




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  # 384465 26-Sep-2010 08:45
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Tmu HTC desire is showing timeline of +13 gmt. Disappointing when wife's iPhone is without hitch. Can change to Fiji at +12 but then because I am in waitakere HTC widget adjusts to location. Little things frustrate me with this phone grrr.



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davein2it: Tmu HTC desire is showing timeline of +13 gmt. Disappointing when wife's iPhone is without hitch. Can change to Fiji at +12 but then because I am in waitakere HTC widget adjusts to location. Little things frustrate me with this phone grrr.


Dave, the correct timezone for daylight savings is GMT + 13.

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  # 384469 26-Sep-2010 09:06
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davein2it: Tmu HTC desire is showing timeline of +13 gmt. Disappointing when wife's iPhone is without hitch. Can change to Fiji at +12 but then because I am in waitakere HTC widget adjusts to location. Little things frustrate me with this phone grrr.


Well, here is the thing... The HTC is correct. If you change the timezone to +12 and adjust the hour forward by one then any appointmens you create now, falling outside the DST will get the wrong time when you adjust the clock back one hour.







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