Automatically Set Time Zone on the iPad Air 2

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You're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to automatically set the time zone on an iPad Air 2. In order to set the time zone automatically on an iPad, you'll need to access the "Settings" menu.

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    Locate and tap the silver-gray "Settings" icon. This opens the "Settings" menu. The first thing you'll need to do is confirm that the WiFi is connected.
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    Tap "WiFi".
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    Ensure that the switch is enabled. It should be green. If not, tap on it.
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    Ensure that you are, in fact, connected to a WiFi network. You can see that by a checkmark and a network name under "WiFi".
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    If you're having trouble connecting to WiFi, please view our tutorial on how to connect to a WiFi network.
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    Tap on the "General" option on the left.
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    Scroll down on to "Date & Time". You need to automatically set your time zone.
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    Tap on "Date & Time". In this video, the time zone is listed as "Washington, D.C." and "Set Automatically" is not checked.
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    In order to enable "Set Automatically", tap one time on the switch to the right. The time zone will be detected by the device from the cell phone network or IP addresses. In this video, tapping the switch will allow the device receive a signal from the cellphone network (if you have a SIM card), from your computer when you synchronize with it, or detect the data or WiFi IP address, which will define that the device is in Tbilisi. Then, iPad will set the time zone to that location. If you're connected to a VPN network, you may not get an accurate reading on your current physical location, because the VPN mode may tell your iPad that you are somewhere else.
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This has been a VisiHow tutorial on how to automatically set the time zone for your location on an iPad Air 2. If you have questions, comments, or suggestion on setting the time zone for your own iPad automatically, please let us know in the section below. Thanks for choosing VisiHow! Have a great day!

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Video: Automatically Set Time Zone on the iPad Air 2

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