Current Time Zone

Time zone

Time Clock & Time Zones United States Map. Actual weather conditions in Los Angeles. GMT/UTC offsets and summer time rules. You can change the time zone in Outlook to match your current geographic location at any time.

Determines the current time zone (along with the current time) for each area code.

Include, delete, or modify time zone

You can always modify the time zone in Outlook to match your current geographical area. Modifying the time zone in Outlook is the same as modifying it in Windows Control Panel, and the modification is mirrored in the time display of all other Microsoft Windows-based applications.

The time zone settings in Outlook update all of your calendars to show the new time zone, and all of your calendars mirror the new time zone. Enter a name for the current time zone in the Label field under Time Zone on the Calender tab.

Click the time zone you want to use in the time zone dropdown box. If you customize the time zone and DST preferences in Outlook, the Windows Clock settings are also customized. If Outlook is in a time zone that monitors summer time, the watch adapts to summer time by setting it by default. 2.

In some time zone there is no summer time. If Outlook is in a time zone that does not take summer time, such as Arizona in the U.S., you cannot enable summer time customization. You can view two time zones in older releases of Outlook, up to and including  Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2010.

For example, the three time zone can be your time zone, the time zone of another place of work, and the time zone of a town to which you often go. Second and third time zone are only used to display a second and third time line in the Kalenderansicht, and do not influence the way how elements of the Kalender are saved or shown.

Activate the Show a second time zone option under Time zone on the calendar page and the Show a third time zone option, if necessary. Enter a name for the extra time zone for each time zone in the Label field. From the Time Zone List, click the time zone that you want to use.

To have your computer watch set to summer time changes (summer time) by default, click to activate the Set summer time radio button. Only available in time zone that use summer (summer) time. If you see two or three time zone in the calendars, you can switch their position.

Right-click the timeline in the Kalender, and then click Change Time Zone. Click Replace Time Zone under Time Zone. Deactivate the Show a second time zone and/or Show a third time zone option under Time zone on the Calender tab. Outlook calendars store starting and ending dates in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), an internationally recognized time specification similar to Greenwich Mean Time.

Each time you submit a Meeting Request to an attendant in a different time zone, the Meeting Items is shown in each person's calendars at those locations, but stored in ATC. As an example, a conference host in the time zone of the United States Pacific Region might submit a conference call for 14:00 hours Pacific Time to a participant in the time zone of the United States Mountains.

Participants see the start of the session as 15:00 mountain time. If two time zone are displayed, the time zone of the Meeting Manager will be used as the datum point. Organizing a global session and displaying free/busy time for invited people from other time zones adjusts their occupancy dates to fit your time zone.

Second time zone is only displayed when you show the date planner in daily or weekly mode. Changing the current time zone updates all calender views to show the new time zone, and moves all calendars to show the new time zone.

If, for example, you switch from the Pacific time zone to the mountain time zone in the USA, all your events will be shown one and a half hours later. On the Calendar Options tab, click. Select Time Zone. In Current Windows Time Zone, enter a name for the current time zone in the Label field.

Click the time zone you want to use in the time zone dropdown menu. To have your computer watch set to summer time changes (summer time) by default, click to activate the Set summer time radio button. Only available in time zone that use summer (summer) time.

Hint: Full days will also be postponed to adapt to a time zone shift. In the USA, for example, the July 4 public holidays extend from 12:00 in the morning of July 4 to 1:00 in the evening of July 5 when the time zone changes from Pacific time to mountain time. If you customize the time zone and DST preferences in Outlook, the same Microsoft Windows preferences are customized the same.

In some time zone there is no summer time. If Outlook is configured for a time zone without summer time, such as Arizona in the U.S., the Customize summer time option is not only unchecked, it is also unchecked. If Outlook is configured for a time zone with summer time, the Customize for summer time option is checked as well.

It is possible to clear the option, although this is not suggested. You can have Outlook show two different time zone in your calender. For example, the two time zone can be your time zone and the time zone of a town to which you often go. If you live in the other town, you may want to see your entries in the time zone for that town.

In order to show a second time zone in your Outlook calender, activate the Show extra time zone option in the Time Zone dialogue field. Second time zone is only used to show a second time line in the Kalenderansicht and has no influence on how calendars are saved or shown.

Then click Calender Options. Choose Time Zone. Activate the Show extra time zone option. Enter a name for the extra time zone in the Label field. From the Time Zone list, click the time zone that you want to use. To have your computer watch set automatic summer time changes, click to clear the Set summer time option.

Only available in time zone that use summer (summer) time. Tip: You can quickly move from your current time zone to the other time zone by selecting Share time zone. Changes affect all time slots in Outlook and all other Microsoft Windows-based applications. If you see two time zone in the calendars, you can exchange their position as you wish.

Right-click the empty field at the top of the timeline in the calendar, and then click Change Time Zone. And if you haven't added a second time zone yet, click to clear the Show extra time zone option, click to clear the time zone you want to show in the time zone listing, and enter a name for the second time zone in the Label field.

Select Swap Time Zone. Please note: This modification affects all time indications in Outlook and in all other Microsoft Windows-based applications. Then click Calender Options. Select Time Zone. Deselect the Show extra time zone option. In Outlook, you can include a second time zone and view what can be useful when you schedule a meeting or teleconference with someone who works in another time zone.

Adding a second time zone highlights the current time in the first time zone with a colour transition to increase clarity. When two time zone are shown, the organizer's time zone is used as the datum point. When you organise a global event and view free/busy time for invited people from other time zones, their occupancy rates are adapted to show up properly in your time zone.

Second time zone is only shown when you display the date planner in daily or weekly views. When you are in a time zone and submit a Meeting request to an attendant in a different time zone, the appointment entry appears in each person's personal calendars at those locations, but is saved in equal recorded hours in ATC.

If, for example, a Pacific Time Zone member of a Pacific Time Zone member sending a session inquiry to a participant in the Mountain Time Zone member for a session beginning at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time, the participant will view the session as 3:00 p.m. Mountain Time.

On both occasions, the session is saved on the server so that it starts at the same time ( 10 pm at 10 pm UTC). Please note: With regard to time zone, dates, meeting elements, and all-day meetings are treated in the same way.

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