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Change the region Time format Set date & time automatically Set time zone Set time Set date

Change the region

The region is taken from the current network that the Huawei device is connected to. When dialing into a network on the other side of the world, the region is also automatically adjusted. It can also be changed manually on the Huawei smartphone.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  System & update
Step 3:  Tap on  Language & input
Step 4:  Tap on  Language and region
Step 5:  Tap on  Region
Step 6:  Choose a  region
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on System & update
  3. Tap on Language & input
  4. Tap on Language and region
  5. Tap on Region
  6. Choose a region

Time format

The time format is used by default based on the language setting. If the time format is to be displayed regardless of the language, this can be changed in the settings of the Huawei smartphone. There you can choose between the 12-hour format or the 24-hour format (AM / PM) by deactivating the 24H format.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  System & updates
Step 3:  Tap on  Date & time
Step 4:  Activate or deactivate  24-hour time
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on System & updates
  3. Tap on Date & time
  4. Activate or deactivate 24-hour time

Set date & time automatically

By default, the time, date and time zone are automatically retrieved from the Huawei smartphone. Here, the device uses the network. The time as well as the date and time zone can also be adjusted manually. The automatic system must be deactivated beforehand.

Note: In this manual we only deactivate the automatic system and give the suggestion for changing the date and time. In another guide we cover the time zone.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  System & updates
Step 3:  Tap on  Date & time
Step 4:  Activate or deactivate  Set automatically
Step 5:  Tap on  Date  or  Time  to set date or time yourself
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on System & updates
  3. Tap on Date & time
  4. Activate or deactivate Set automatically
  5. Tap on Date or Time to set date or time yourself

Set time zone

The time zone is automatically selected by the Huawei smartphone. The device uses the data of the network in which it is located. If you want to change the time zone, the automatic search for date, time and network must be deactivated.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  settings
Step 2:  Tap on  System & updates
Step 3:  Tap on  Date & time
Step 4:  Deactivate  automatic
Step 5:  Tap on  Time zone
Step 6:  Choose a  time zone
  1. Open the settings
  2. Tap on System & updates
  3. Tap on Date & time
  4. Deactivate automatic
  5. Tap on Time zone
  6. Choose a time zone

Set time

The time is automatically obtained from the network and set on the Huawei smartphone, if we want to set the time manually, the automatic must be disabled.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  System & updates
Step 3:  Tap on  Date & time
Step 4:  Disable  Set automatically
Step 5:  Tap on  Time
Step 6:  Set the  time  and tap  OK
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on System & updates
  3. Tap on Date & time
  4. Disable Set automatically
  5. Tap on Time
  6. Set the time and tap OK

Set date

Besides the time, the date is also automatically obtained from the network and set on the Huawei smartphone by default. If
we want to set the date manually, the automatic must be disabled.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Settings
Step 2:  Tap on  System & updates
Step 3:  Tap on  Date & time
Step 4:  Disable  Set automatically
Step 5:  Tap on  Date
Step 6:  Set the  date  and tap  OK
  1. Open the Settings
  2. Tap on System & updates
  3. Tap on Date & time
  4. Disable Set automatically
  5. Tap on Date
  6. Set the date and tap OK

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