Set Time Zone automatically in Windows 10

Among the several new features and settings that Windows 10 November Update Version 1511 has introduced, one of them is the ability for a user to set the Time Zone automatically in Windows 10. While you can set the time zone manually here, by using the Time zone drop-down options, you can now instead let Windows 10 do so automatically.

Set Time Zone automatically

Set Time Zone automatically in Windows 10

To let Windows 10 select and set the Time Zone automatically, click on the Start Button to open the Start Menu.

Here open Settings > Time & Language.

Now in the left pane, select Date & Time. The date & Time settings here are quite simple here as the main overview has it all. You can set the time to adjust automatically or change it manually.

In the right pane you will see a new setting Set time zone automatically.

Toggle slider button to the On position.

That’s it!

Windows 10 will now set the time of your system, depending on the physical location of your device.

If you travel around a lot you may find turning on this setting of great use. Frequent travelers may also find it useful to add new clocks to the Windows 10 Alarms and Clocks app.

You can also change the Time Zone manually with Windows Time Zone or tzutil.exe, a built-in command line utility.

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