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Apple iPhone 5

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Setting date and time for my mobile phone

Want to set the date and time for your mobile phone? Follow these easy instructions.


List view

1. Find "Date & Time"

Tap Settings.
Tap General.
Tap Date & Time.

2. Choose option

Choose one of the following options:
Turn automatic date and time update on or off, go to 2a.
Select time zone, go to 2b.
Set the date, go to 2c.
Set the time, go to 2d.
Apple iPhone 5 (iOS6)

3. 2a - Turn automatic date and time update on or off

Tap the indicator next to Set Automatically.
Depending on the current setting, the function is turned on or off.

4. 2b - Select time zone

Tap Time Zone.
Key in the name of the required city.
Results matching what you key in are displayed.
The menu item is only available if you've turned off automatic date and time update. See step 2a.
Tap the required time zone.
The menu item is only available if you've turned off automatic date and time update. See step 2a.

5. 2c - Set the date

Tap Set Date & Time.
The menu item is only available if you've turned off automatic date and time update. See step 2a.
Tap the date.
The menu item is only available if you've turned off automatic date and time update. See step 2a.
Drag the wheels to set the date.
The menu item is only available if you've turned off automatic date and time update. See step 2a.
Tap Date & Time to go back to the settings.
The menu item is only available if you've turned off automatic date and time update. See step 2a.

6. 2d - Set the time

Tap Set Date & Time.
The menu item is only available if you've turned off automatic date and time update. See step 2a.
Tap the time.
The menu item is only available if you've turned off automatic date and time update. See step 2a.
Drag the wheels to set the time.
The menu item is only available if you've turned off automatic date and time update. See step 2a.
Tap Date & Time to go back to the settings.
The menu item is only available if you've turned off automatic date and time update. See step 2a.

7. Exit

Tap the Home key to return to standby mode.
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