How To Change Military Time on iPhone

by David Valdez
How To Change to Military Time on iPhone

When you’re in a new place with a new set of rules, it can be hard to keep track of everything. That’s why the iPhone comes loaded with different built-in apps that can help you get settled and feel at home wherever you may be. For instance, the iPhone has an app called “Date & Time” that can help you switch between standard time and military time with ease. You probably don’t think about it much, but there are actually two main ways to tell what time it is: standard time and military time. Though most people tend to use one over the other, knowing how to switch between them both is important if you ever find yourself somewhere where they only use one or the other.

How To Change Military Time on iPhone

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Scroll down and select “Date & Time”.
  3. Tap the “Time Zone” setting you to want to use, and then tap “Set Time Zone” in the bottom right corner of the screen.
  4. Select your time zone, which is usually displayed in either military time or standard time, depending on where you live. If you don’t see your time zone listed, tap “+Add Time Zone” at the bottom of the screen and enter your city and country information to create a new time zone for yourself.
  5. Once you have set your time zone, tap Done in the top right corner of the screen when you are finished changing settings.

Standard Time vs. Military Time

  • Standard time is the time most of the world uses, and it is set by the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington DC. Military time is used in countries around the world that have a military presence, such as the United Kingdom, Germany, and Israel.
  • When you switch to a new time zone with standard time, your iPhone will automatically adjust for daylight savings time if you are in America or Canada. If you are not sure what daylight savings means, it’s actually very simple: most of North America switches to daylight savings on the second Sunday of March and back to standard time on the first Sunday of November.
  • The best way to tell when it’s standard or military time is by looking at your watch: if your watch says “12:00 AM” then it is standard; if it says “12:00 PM” then it is military.
  • If you want to know what day of the week it is right now, just look at your iPhone clock face—it should say something like “Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 AM Monday morning” or something similar if you live in a place that follows daylight savings dates during certain parts of each year.
  • To change from one type of time to another, tap on “Time Zone” in settings and select either “Standard Time” or “Military Time” at the bottom left corner of the screen.
  • If you want to, you can also select “World Time” in the bottom left corner of the screen. This will display your time zone on all of your iPhone settings pages.
  • To return to standard time, tap “Standard Time” at the bottom left corner of the screen or select “Standard Time” from the list of time zones in settings and then tap “Set Time Zone” from the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • To return to military time, tap “Military Time” at the bottom left corner of the screen or select “Military Time” from the list of time zones in settings and then tap “Set Time Zone” from the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • To return to the default time zone, tap “World Time” at the bottom left corner of the screen or select “World Time” from the list of time zones in settings and then tap “Set Time Zone” from the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • If you want to check what time it is in another city, just look up your city on Wikipedia.org and click on any of their links (like “Toronto”). Click on any link that looks like a clock and it will show you what time it is in Toronto right now.

Why Is the iPhone in Military Time?

  1. If you use your iPhone in military time, it’s because the phone is set to military time by default.
  2. You can change your iPhone’s time zone to standard time (the one that most of North America follows) by going to Settings > Time Zone > Standard and then selecting the appropriate time zone.
  3. Military time is used by soldiers and sailors on ships and submarines, so they can always be sure what day of the week it is no matter where they are in the world.
  4. The difference between military and standard times is that during daylight savings, clocks are turned back one hour at 2 AM in March and then back forward one hour at 2 AM in November; whereas during standard time, clocks are turned back one hour at 2 AM in November and then forward one hour at 2 AM in March.
  5. The United States Department of Defense has a lot of influence over how many daylight savings dates there are each year—they determine which months have DST or not—and so if you live or travel around the US, Canada, or some other country that follows daylight savings dates during certain parts of each year you should use your iPhone’s settings to switch from military to standard times so you don’t forget when those special days come around again next year!
  6. A lot of countries that have standard time use military time as well, so if you are in one of those countries you may as well set your iPhone to military time so you can keep track of the dates when DST is in effect.
  7. If you use your iPhone in military time, it’s because the phone is set to military time by default.
  8. You can change your iPhone’s time zone to standard time (the one that most of North America follows) by going to Settings > Time Zone > Standard and then selecting the appropriate time zone.
  9. Military time is used by soldiers and sailors on ships and submarines, so they can always be sure what day of the week it is no matter where they are in the world.
  10. The difference between military and standard times is that during daylight savings, clocks are turned back one hour at 2 AM in March and then back forward one hour at 2 AM in November; whereas during standard time, clocks are turned back one hour at 2 AM in November and then forward one hour at 2 AM in March.

Final Words

Whether you’re in the military or not, understanding the difference between standard time and military time is important. Knowing how to switch between them both is crucial if you ever find yourself somewhere where they only use one or the other. Keep in mind, though, that there’s no rule that says you can’t use a combination of standard time and military time. It doesn’t matter what time it is; what matters is that you keep track of it so you don’t miss any important meetings or appointments.

FAQs:

Q: What is the difference between military time and standard time?

A: Military time is used by soldiers and sailors on ships and submarines, so they can always be sure what day of the week it is no matter where they are in the world. The difference between military time and standard time is that during daylight savings, clocks are turned back one hour at 2 AM in March and then back forward one hour at 2 AM in November; whereas during standard time, clocks are turned back one hour at 2 AM in November and then forward one hour at 2 AM in March.

Q: How do I tell if my iPhone is set to military or standard time?

A: If you have a model of iPhone that has a physical switch on it to change between military and standard times, simply flick this switch to select your preferred type of time. If you don’t have an actual switch for changing between the two types of times, simply go into Settings > General > Date & Time > ClockStyle. Here you will find a list of all possible dates for setting your phone’s clock (including both military and standard). Simply select your desired setting from this list, then tap Set Clock. Your phone will automatically adjust its clock accordingly.

Q: How do I change my iPhone’s date to reflect daylight savings?

A: You can change your iPhone’s date to reflect daylight savings by going into Settings > General > Date & Time > ClockStyle (selecting Standard or Military).

Q: How do I change my iPhone’s time to reflect daylight savings?

A: You can change your iPhone’s time to reflect daylight savings by going into Settings > General > Date & Time > ClockStyle (selecting Standard or Military).

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