How to Change the Time Zone on Your Apple Watch

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Are you looking to change the time zone on your Apple Watch? It's a pretty simple process and can be done in just a few steps. The best part is that once it's set, you won't have to worry about it again.

First, you'll need to turn on Set Automatically in Settings > General > Date & Time. This automatically sets your date and time based on your time zone. If a message appers saying that updated time zone information is available, restart your device and any paired Apple Watch.

Next, open World Clock and turn the Digital Crown or swipe the screen to scroll through the list of cities and their corresponding times. Then, go to the Watch app and choose All Watches. Tap a watch under Family Watches and scroll down to click on General. Finally, select Language & Region and choose Change Region. This feature changes the Apple Watch's time zone.

It's important to note that while you can independently change the time zone setting on your Apple Watch, the time shown will still be determined by the time shown on the paired iPhone. To check if your settings were applied correctly, check the time in another city using World Clock again or simply wait until it updates automatically after a few minutes.

Changing your Apple Watch's time zone is easy once you know how! Now you can keep track of different times around the world without having to worry about manually updating it every day or whenever you travel abroad!

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Troubleshooting Incorrect Time Zone Settings on Apple Watch

Your Apple Watch may be in the wrong time zone if the setting for Set Automatically in Settings > General > Date & Time is turned off. This setting automatically sets your date and time based on your time zone, so if it's not on then your device won't be able to keep up with changes in time zones. Additionally, if you recently updated the timezone iformation on your iPhone or iPad, restarting both devices and any paired Apple Watch should fix any incorrect timezone settings.

Changing Time Zone on Apple Watch Without iPhone

Unfortunately, it is not possible to independently change the time zone setting on your Apple Watch without the paired iPhone. The time shown on your Apple Watch is determined by the time set on your iPhone. If you would like to check the time in anther city, you can open the World Clock app and turn the Digital Crown or swipe the screen to scroll through a list of cities.

Changing the Time Zone on an Apple Watch Using an iPhone

To change the time zone on your Apple Watch using your iPhone, open the Watch app on your phone. Once in the app, select General and then Date & Time. You will then be able to select the time zone you want to use, which will be applied to your Apple Watch.

Resetting the Apple Watch Time Zone

First, open the Watch app on your iPhone. Next, tap All Watches at the bottom of the screen and select a watch under Family Watches. Scroll down to General and tap Language & Region. Tap Change Region to select your desired time zone. Once you have selected the correct region, your Apple Watch will update its time zone automatically. If you are ever unsure of what time zone your watch is set to, you can refer back to this setting to double-check it.

Using Two Time Zones on an Apple Watch

Yes, you can have two time zones on your Apple Watch. To do this, open the Clock app on your iPhone and tap the World Clock tab. From here, you can add multiple locations by tapping the plus sign in the top right corner. Once you've selected the locations, these will be available to view on your watch face, in Glances, or in the World Clock app.

Does the Apple Watch Automatically Change Time Zones When Traveling?

Yes, the Apple Watch will automatically change time zones when travelling. When your watch and iPhone are connected, the watch will detect the same time zone as your iPhone and adjust accordingly. To ensure that your watch is accurately set to the correct time zone, make sure that your iPhone's “Set Automatically” feature is enabled in the Date & Time settings.

Troubleshooting Apple Watch Time Not Updating

There are several possile reasons why your Apple Watch time may not be updating. The most common reason is that your Apple Watch is not properly connected to your iPhone via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi. To ensure a connection, make sure both devices have Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled (Settings > Wi-Fi / Bluetooth). Additionally, check that the Apple Watch is paired with the iPhone by swiping up on the watch face, then swiping left / right until you find the Settings Glance.

If the connection between your watch and phone appears fine, anothr potential cause is an outdated version of watchOS. To make sure you're running the latest version of watchOS, open the Watch app on your iPhone and select General > Update. Finally, it's possible that a bug or issue with your iPhone or Apple Watch is preventing time from syncing properly. If all else fails, contact Apple Support for further assistance.


In conclusion, Apple Watch is a highly advanced and versatile device that can help you stay connected and organized. With its customizable watch face, you can quickly access the information you need at a glance. With the ability to change the time zone independently of your iPhone, you can keep track of multiple time zones with ease. Additionally, with its many and features such as heart rate monitoring, guided workouts, and activity tracking, Apple Watch can help you stay healthy and motivated. All in all, Apple Watch is a great tool for staying productive and healthy.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.