How to change the time on your Amazon Echo speaker, Show or Spot

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How to change the time on Echo
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Amazon's Alexa is already pretty helpful but you can make it even more valuable by giving it more information about yourself.

A large part of that is making sure it knows what time it is. This is usually taken care of during setup, but if you move or take your device someplace you may want to do all of this manually.

How do you do this? We've got you.

The easiest way to change the time zone is within the Alexa app. This works for whatever Echo device you have on your network, from the Echo Dot to the Echo Studio.

How to change the time on Amazon Echo Show and Spot

1) Tap More in the bottom bar.
2) Tap Settings.
3) Choose Device Settings.
4) Choose your Echo device.
5) Under General, tap Time Zone.
6) Choose your Country and Time Zone.

Congratulations, you've changed your Time Zone on an Echo smart speaker and made it even easier to use. You're kind of like a time traveller, but without the time machine.

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How to change time on an Amazon Echo with a display

There is another way to change the timezone on an Echo with a display, like a Show or a Spot, thanks to that handy touchscreen. Here's how you do it.

1) Swipe down from the top.
2) Tap the Settings cog.
3) Scroll down and choose Device Options.
4) Tap Date & Time.
5) Click Time Zone and choose yours.

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