Article ID : 00115059 / Last Modified : 23/07/2020

How to adjust the date and time on Android TV™

    IMPORTANT: This article applies to Android TVs. For other than Android TVs (2016 models or later), refer to: How to adjust the date and time (other than Android TV)

    The date and time are automatically set because the BRAVIA TV retrieves the date and time from broadcast signals or the network.
    If there are no broadcast signals or network connections, set the date and time manually.

    To set the date and time automatically
    To set the date and time manually
     

    To set the date and time automatically:

    For models released in 2020 and A9G_AG9, Z9G_ZG9, A9F_AF9 and Z9F_ZF9 series

    Use the following procedure to check that the Automatic Date & time setting is on.

    1. Press the HOME button on the remote control.
    2. Select  Settings.
    3. The next steps will depend on your TV menu options:
      • Select Device PreferencesDate & timeAutomatic date & time — set to ON.
      • Select Date & timeAutomatic date & time — set to ON.

    For other Android TV models

    The date and time are automatically set because the BRAVIA TV retrieves the date and time from broadcast signals.
    When not receiving a broadcast signal, BRAVIA TV can also receive the date and time from the network.

    1. Press the HOME button on the remote control.
    2. Select  Settings.
    3. The next steps will depend on your TV menu options:
      • Select Device PreferencesDate & timeAutomatic date & time — set to Use broadcast time or Use network time.
      • Select Date & timeAutomatic date & time — set to Use broadcast time or Use network time.
      NOTE: If there are no menu items in Use network time, set to ON, then set Time synchronization to Use network-provided time.

    NOTES: 

    • If the time is not displayed correctly, there is a possibility that the Time Zone setting is not correct.
      Follow the steps below to check the setting.
      1. Press the HOME button on the remote control.
      2. Select  Settings.
      3. The next steps will depend on your TV menu options:
        • Select Device PreferencesDate & timeTime — Set time zone.
          NOTE: If Time is not shown, select Set time zone
        • Select Date & timeSet time zone.
        • Select Date & timeTimeAutomatic time zone — Set to Off, then select Set time zone.
      4. Select your location.
    • If you use a special network environment such as VPN, the time on the TV may differ from the time of the location (area) where the TV is located.
       

    To set the date and time manually:

    1. Press the HOME button on the remote control.
    2. Select  Settings.
    3. The next steps will depend on your TV menu options:
      • Select Device PreferencesDate & timeAutomatic date & time — Set to Off.
      • Select Date & timeAutomatic date & time — Set to Off.
    4. Set the date and time manually. Select Set date and Set time, or Date and Time.