Windows 11 comes along with many new features, but some old settings placements have got changed. Time zone setting is one of them. Today, here on this page, you will see how to change the time zone in Windows 11 with the step-by-step guide. In addition, we’ll explain how to set the custom time manually as well. Please see the steps below.

How to easily change the time zone in Windows 11

Although we set the time zone while installing Windows, if you want to change it thereafter, then follow  the steps below.

  1. Press Win + I to open Windows Settings. Once you’re there, click on Time & Language.
  2. Now, in the right column, please click on Date & Time.
  3. Turn off the “set time zone automatically” settings.
  4. Look in front of settings: “set the time zone manually” and click on its drop-down menu and choose your Time Zone and set your preferred time zone.
  5. Scroll down to Additional settings and press the Sync now button.
  6. Check the current time at the bottom right of your desktop. This should match your regional time now.

How to manually set the date and time in Windows 11

If for some reason the displayed time is still incorrect, you can also manually change the Date and Time manually. To accomplish this, follow these simple steps:

  1. First, disable the toggle switch to Set time automatically. Otherwise, the setting to manually Change date & time remains grayed out.  After disabling the automatic time settings, click the Set the date and time manually button.
  2. Consequently, a new window is displayed where you have to manually enter the new time values.

How can I change the region in Windows 11?

When setting up a Windows PC for the first time, many users neglect to change the default location. Subsequently, they become aware of this defect and want to correct it. If so, follow the steps below to change the regional settings:




  1. Press the Win +I combination to go to Windows Settings. Once there, click on Time & Language.
  2. Now click on Language & region.
  3. Scroll down to the Region. Now use the drop-down menu available next to it and select your country.
  4. Change the country by clicking on drop down.

OK, ultimately, we have learned how to change the time zone in Windows 11. This can be a real headache if not configured correctly. See you later!

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