How to Synchronize Time Zones in Outlook and Desktop

Objective

This article walks users through the steps needed to synchronize and adjust time zones in Outlook and Desktop.

Steps

Adjusting in Outlook

  1. Open the Outlook application and click on the Gear icon in the top right corner.

Outlook homepage highlighting the "Gear" icon

  1. Select the Calendar button present on the left panel.

Outlook Settings Highlighting Calendar Tab

  1. You can now scroll down to the Time zone section.
  2. Using the drop-down present in the Time zone field, select your current time zone from the list.

Screenshot of the Calendar Section highlighting the Time Zones section

Adjusting in Desktop

  1. Open Settings using the Windows search bar.
  2. Select the Time and Language icon from the list of settings.

Windows Settings highlighting the "Time & Language" icon

  1. Using the Set time automatically option, you can now allow the system to set the time zone automatically based on your location.
  2. You can also set the time zone manually by using the drop-down present in the Time zone field, select your current time zone from the list.

Screenshot of Date and Time section highlighting the Set time automatically and Time zone section

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Article ID: 1044
Created
Wed 2/22/23 11:35 AM
Modified
Thu 6/13/24 3:34 PM

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