Article ID : 00115059 / Last Modified : 25/11/2019

How to adjust the date and time on 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 A9G, Z9G, A9F and Z9F 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. (Android™ 9)
      • Select Date & TimeAutomatic date & time — set to ON. (Android 8.0)

    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. Select Date & Time in the System Preferences category.
    4. Select Automatic date & time.
    5. 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 & timeSet 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. (Android 9)
      • Select Date & TimeAutomatic date & time — Set to Off. (Android 8.0 or earlier)
    4. Set the date and time manually.
      For Android 8.0 or later, select Set date and Set time.
      For Android 7.0 or earlier, select Date and Time.