Each computer operating system has a different method of changing your time zone and date.  If your time zone doesn't match your DispatchBot time zone and you adjust the time manually then your trip times may be off.  Find your operating system below for instructions on how to change your system time and time zone.


Windows 10

  1. o set the time zone in Windows10, right-click on the clock in the icon tray at the bottom right of your computer screen.
  2. Click on Adjust Date/Time
  3. Make sure that "Set time zone automatically" is turned on.


Windows 8, 8.1

  1. Open Date and Time by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking Clock, Language, and Region, and then clicking Date and Time.
  2. Click the Internet Time tab, and then click Change settings. ...
  3. Click Automatically synchronize with an Internet time server, select a time server, and then click OK.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. To set the time zone in Windows 7 and Vista, left-click on the clock in the icon tray at the bottom right of your computer screen.
  2. This should show the clock, date and calendar. ...
  3. Click on Change time zone and select your time zone.

OSX

You can have the date and time set automatically using a network time server, or set your computer’s date and time manually. Be sure your time is correct so time stamps on emails, messages, and files are correct.

  1. Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Date & Time.

  2. Click Date & Time, then select to set the date and time automatically or manually.

    • Automatically: Select “Set date and time automatically,” then choose the network time server for your region.

    • Manually: Deselect “Set date and time automatically,” then manually enter the date and time. When you’re done, click Save.

  3. Click Time Zone, then select to set the time zone automatically or manually.

    • Automatically: Select “Set time zone automatically using current location.”

    • Manually: Deselect “Set time zone automatically using current location,” click a location on the map, click the Closest City pop-up menu, then choose the city closest to your location.

  4. Click Clock.

  • Show date and time in menu bar: Select the checkbox to see the date and time in the top-left corner of the menu bar. In “Time options” and “Date options,” set how you want the date and time to appear.

  • Announce the time: Select the checkbox to hear the time announced, then choose when you want it announced. If you want, you can customize the voice.


Additionally, you may need to adjust the time zone settings in DispatchBot (See Updating Your Time Zone in DispatchBot)