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How to set the Auto (Network) Time Zone

Specifies that configuring time zones is disallowed via Settings.


The purpose of this knowledge article is to provide a guide on how to set the network time zone automatically for Android devices.


  • The feature is currently available only for Android devices with OS 11 onward and with SureMDM Agent v27.15.03 onward.
  • Enrollment Methods: Device Owner (DO)


  1. Login to the SureMDM console.
  2. Navigate to the Profiles section and choose the Android platform.
  3. Click Add and select the System Settings tab.

4. Click on Configure. Navigate to, or search for the option Set Auto (Network) Time Zone and enable the same.

  1. Save the profile.
  2. On the Home screen, select the device and apply the profile created or modified above.
  3. In the Apply Job/Profile To Device prompt, select the profile and click Apply.

Note: After applying the same at the device end, the output appears as seen in the below screenshot, where the time zone is by default set to the network time zone automatically and can’t be modified.

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Updated on June 2023