How to display Android events in your home time zone

Android Gingerbread devices can now display your home time zone in calendar events, even when traveling to another time zone. We'll show you how to set it up.

Gingerbread calendar
Android Gingerbread phones can now display your home time zone for calendar events, even when traveling to another time zone. Here's how:

Step 1: Go into your Android calendar and hit the Menu Key, then tap Settings.

Android calendar menu
Screenshot by Ed Rhee

Step 2: Tap the box next to the "Use home time zone" setting to check mark it. Make sure that the "Home time zone" setting, just below, is set correctly to your home time zone.

Android calendar home time zone setting
Screenshot by Ed Rhee

That's it. Now when you're traveling, you can still see all of your events in your home time zone.

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Ed Rhee, a freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is an IT veteran turned stay-at-home-dad of two girls. He focuses on Android devices and applications while maintaining a review blog at



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